Bennington Writers – Poetry

Monday, August 25th – 6pm
Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street, between Bleecker & West 4th
Subway Stop – West 4th Street

E. Ethelbert Miller is Monday’s featured reader. Joining him will be Elaine Fletcher Chapman, Miriam O’Neal, and Joseph Tobias.

E. Ethelbert Miller is a writer and literary activist. Born in 1950, he grew up in New York City. Miller chairs the board of the Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think tank located in Washington, D.C. And he serves as editor of Poet Lore, the oldest poetry magazine published in the United States. The author of several collections of poetry, Miller has published two memoirs, Fathering Words: The Making of an African American Writer (2000) and The 5th Inning (2009). Recently, He has begun hosting and producing the television show, The Scholars, which airs on UDC-TV. Miller has taught at UNLV, American University, George Mason University, and Emory and Henry College. For several years, he was a core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars, where he endowed the Annual Poetry vs. Prose Softball Game. Miller can often be heard on National Public Radio.

$8 cover includes a drink

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