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“Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman” Christina M Rau with Community Open Mic

WWBA presents the 9th season of Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman, hosted by Writer-in-Residence, George Wallace. The signature series continues to bring to bring the most intriguing figures in contemporary literature on the national scene paired with local poets to the Walt Whitman Birthplace Stage.

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Admission: $10 Non-Members. $5 Members. Students FREE.
Poetry Readings. Q&A. Book Signing. Live Music by 1 Step Ahead. Refreshments.
Community Open Mic returns!
Christina M. Rau is the author of the sci-fi fem poetry collection, Liberating The Astronauts (Aqueduct Press, 2017), which won the SFPA 2018 Elgin Award, and the chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Her poetry has also appeared on gallery walls in The Ekphrastic Poster Show, on car magnets for The Living Poetry Project, and in various literary journals both online and in print. She is the founder of the Long Island reading circuit, Poets In Nassau, and has read and run workshops for various community groups nationwide. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Nassau Community College where she also serves as Poetry Editor for The Nassau Review. In her non-writing life, when she’s not teaching yoga, she’s watching the Game Show Network.

Tickets can be bought at the door, or by calling 631-427-5240 x115. Tickets available here.

This series is funded by Poets & Writers, Inc, with public funds from NYS council on the Arts with the Support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature.