A poetry reading and discussion held by local poet James Finnegan, will be held on Thursday, October 18, at 4:30 in ABC Gallery.
James Finnegan’s poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, The Southern Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review , as well as in the recent anthology Good Poems: American Places edited by Garrison Keillor. With Dennis Barone he edited Visiting Wallace: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Wallace Stevens (U. of Iowa Press, 2009). Finnegan founded an internet discussion listserv called the NewPoetry List and he blogs aphoristic ars poetica at usrprache (http://ursprache.blogspot.com/)
. He is the president of the Friends & Enemies of Wallace Stevens (stevenspoetry.org