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Author Peter Conners to Read Prose Poems

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04/29/2022
https://monroecommunity.zoom.us/j/81049565280?pwd=aFRudGlPWjhkOGt2NWFVUEZIdnVtUT09
01:00 pm - 12:45 am

On Friday, April 29, 2022, from 1-1:50 p.m., mutli-genre author Peter Conners will read selections of flash fiction/prose poems from his new book Beyond the Edge of Suffering, published by White Pine Press. 

This event will be hosted on zoom and is free to all members of the college community: Zoom Link:
https://monroecommunity.zoom.us/j/81049565280?pwd=aFRudGlPWjhkOGt2NWFVUEZIdnVtUT 09

Peter Conners has published eleven books of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry, and edited dozens of volumes of poetry and prose. His nonfiction books – Cornell ’77; Growing Up Dead, JAMerica, and White Hand Society — have garnered him a reputation as a leading chronicler of the Grateful Dead, jam band, and countercultural community. Spring 2022 marks the publication of Conners’ debut novel, Merch Table Blues, and his first prose poetry collection in a decade, Beyond the Edge of Suffering. His other books include the prose poetry collections Of Whiskey and Winter; The Crows Were Laughing in their Trees; and the novella, Emily Ate the Wind. He is also editor of PP/FF: An Anthology and the Executive Director and Publisher of the award-winning independent publishing house BOA Editions, Ltd [www.boaeditions.org]. Conners’ books have received reviews in such places as Rolling Stone Magazine; Library Journal; Penthouse; Publishers Weekly; Vice; Kirkus; The Onion; and The New York Post. The San Francisco Chronicle noted that “Conners writes like a poet and researches like a scholar,” and NPR Books likened his writing to “…the way music sounds when your surrender has no limit.”

Please contact Tony Leuzzi at aleuzzi@monroecc.edu for more information.

Attachments:
Peter Connors_SP22.pdf

CONTACT: aleuzzi@monroecc.edu
SPONSOR: Creative Arts