Featuring: Patricia Smith, author of Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah
Patrick Rosal, author of Bonesheperds: Poems
and Samantha Thornhill, author of the performance poem “Little Odetta”
Wine reception will follow the readings.
Created by Greenlight’s own Angel Nafis, Greenlight Bookstore’s quarterly poetry series, the Greenlight Poetry Salon, welcomes locally and nationally celebrated poets. This month, poets Patricia Smith, author of Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah; Patrick Rosal, author of Bonesheperds: Poems, and Samantha Thornhill, author of the performance poem “Little Odetta” come to the store to present from their recent work. Patricia Smith is a columnist for the Boston Globe and is an award-winning poet and performance artist. Patrick Rosal is a local author of three full-length poetry collections,Boneshepherds, My American Kundiman, and Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive. His poems and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Tin House, American Poetry Review, and the Harvard Review. Samantha Thornhill travels the globe performing poetry, delivering lectures, and facilitating writing workshops. Both a poet and published author, Samantha is a rising voice in the world of words. A wine reception will follow the readings.