Lara Adams Gaydos Poetry Reading
Saturday, December 01, 2012
Where and When
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Orangery, Newtown Campus
Lara Adams Gaydos , whose poetry has appeared in the anthology Poems from the Baca Grande and is forthcoming in U.S. 1 Worksheets, is currently assembling her first chapbooks and manuscript for publication. She lives in Chalfont with her husband and two daughters.
Gaydos will give her first reading as 2012 Bucks County Poet Laureate at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 1, in the Orangery at Bucks County Community College, located at 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown. In addition to the inaugural reading, Gaydos receives a $500 award and a proclamation from the Bucks County Commissioners.
The judges also named several runners-up in the contest, who have also been invited to read at the December 1 reception. They are Sandra Becker, Camille Norvaisas, Tom Mallouk, and Jane Mohler. They’ll be joined by 2011 Bucks County Poet Laureate Corie Feiner.
The Bucks County Poet Laureate program is another way that Bucks County Community College contributes to the cultural heritage of the region. For more information about this and other writing contests, contact the college’s Department of Language and Literature at 215-968-8150.