"Poets CHERYL A. RICE and GLENN WERNER will be the featured readers, along with an open mike, when the WOODSTOCK POETRY SOCIETY & FESTIVAL meets at Golden Notebook (Upstairs), 29 Tinker Street on Saturday, February 14th at 2pm.
The readings are hosted by Woodstock area poet Phillip X Levine. All meetings are free and open to the public.
CHERYL A. RICE'S work has appeared in Baltimore Review, Chronogram, Florida Review, Home Planet News, Metroland, Poughkeepsie Journal, The Temple, Up The River, and Woodstock Times, and in the anthologies, Wildflowers, Vol. II (2002: Shivastan Publishing), Riverine (2007: Codhill Press) and For Enid, With Love (2010: NYQuarterly). Recent publications include Kingston Is Burning (2013: Flying Monkey Press) and My Minnesota Boyhood (2012: Post Traumatic Press), and the CDs Nobody Slept Last Night (2003, Another Poor Bastard Productions), and Girl Poet (2007, Flying Monkey Productions). She has presented her Random Writing poetry workshops for over a decade. Rice, founder and host of the notorious Sylvia Plath Bake-Off, is a Long Island native, but has spent the last 35 years in New York's Hudson Valley. Her poetry blog, Flying Monkey Productions, is at: http://
GLENN WERNER has been part of the Hudson Valley poetry community for a little over 15 years. His work has been published in Chronogram, The Waywayanda Review, The River Reporter’s Literary Gazette, Up The River, A Clean, Well Lighted Place, 4th Street, Snow Monkey, and Home Planet News, where his poem "Anfortas Waiting" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He is a member of the board for the Calling All Poets Series in Beacon, NY."