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Second Sunday Poetry Reading at Princeton Makes
January 8 • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Princeton Makes, a Princeton-based artist cooperative, and Ragged Sky Press, a local publisher focused on poetry, will host a Second Sunday Poetry Reading on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 4 p.m. The readings will take place at the Princeton Makes store in the Princeton Shopping Center.
The January reading will feature Barbara Elovic and Michael T. Young. Their readings will be followed by an open mic available to up to 10 audience members who would like to read their original poetry.
Barbara Elovic published a new poetry collection in 2022, How She Came Here. She’s published poems in more than one hundred journals, which include Poetry, Sonora Review, and Marlboro Review. Additionally, her work is included in several anthologies. Bright Hill Press published her chapbook, “Other People’s Stories,” in 2014. She’s been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was a founding editor of the poetry journal, Heliotrope. In midlife, she left her career in trade books to become a Pilates instructor. She lives in Brooklyn.
Michael T. Young’s third full-length collection, “The Infinite Doctrine of Water,” was longlisted for the Julie Suk Award. He received a fellowship from the NJ State Council on the Arts. His chapbook, Living in the Counterpoint, received the Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award. He received honorable mention for the 2022 NJ Poets Prize. His poetry has been featured in Verse Daily and The Writer’s Almanac and has also appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals including Hole in the Head Review, Lily Poetry Review, Pinyon, and Vox Populi.