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ESWA Spring Poetry Reading--Featuring Joan Cooper, Katherine Gekker, & Sharon Sheppard

  • 28 May 2020
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Online Only Session on Zoom

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Eastern Shore Writers Association's Spring Poetry Reading

Join us for an inspiring night of live poetry, featuring three incredible voices influenced heavily by the Eastern Shore, Joan Cooper, Katherine Gekker, & Sharon Sheppard!  This reading will take place on Zoom.  You do NOT need to download Zoom to attend, but you do need to register.  A link for the Zoom meeting will be emailed to you 24 hours prior to the event.  Signed books will also be available for purchase.

JOAN DRESCHER COOPER

Joan Drescher Cooper is a novelist and poet who is inspired by her large family, the beauty of Maryland's Eastern Shore, a gritty love of Baltimore, and lifelong career in teaching. Joan has published three novels with Salt Water Media of Berlin and a poetry collection through Finishing Line Press--Birds Like Me. Her poetry and flash fiction has appeared in the Delmarva Review, The Sand Dune Anthology, and Doorknobs & Body Paint. Her books are available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble online, at Greyhound Books of Berlin, or through her website www.joandcooper.com

KATHERINE GEKKER

Katherine Gekker is the author of In Search of Warm Breathing Things (Glass Lyre Press, 2019).  Her poems have appeared in Little Patuxent Review, Delmarva Review, Broadkill Review, and elsewhere, and have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes and Best of the Net.  Several composers have set her poems to music: “…to Cast a Shadow Again” by Eric Ewazen, and "Chasing the Moon Down" by Carson Cooman.  When not writing, Gekker practices piano.

SHARON K. SHEPPARD

Sharon K Sheppard is a resident of Magnolia DE, transplanted from Minnesota where she lived most of her adult life.  Writing poetry has kept her curious, and in a state of wonder for nearly 40 years.  She loves to look closely, find connections, and illuminate  that which is not immediately obvious.  Sharon is married, with two adult sons and four grandchildren.  She has self-published six books of poetry, her most recent is The Brilliance of the Stain (2019).




 

 

 

 




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