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Poetry Cafe

Holly Bergon, Maureen Hall, Christopher Legge and Annette Sandrock

$10 cash only admission includes a beverage and slice of Pie Chicks pie

Holly St. John Bergon

Holly St. John Bergon has published poems in The Sewanee Review, Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts, Ploughshares, Terra Nova, College English, ISLE: as in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment, and elsewhere. With her husband Frank Bergon, she has published translations of the Spanish poets Antonio Gamaneda, José Ovejero, Xavier Queipo, and Violeta C. Rangel in New European Poets and The European Constitution in Verse. For many years, she taught courses in English composition, modern poetry, and creative writing at the State University of New York-Duchess Community College. She lives in Oak Bluffs.

*Paul Dawson has canceled for tonight

Click here to read the recent article in the Vineyard Gazette about Paul

Christopher Legge

A grateful member of the Cleaveland House Poets, Chris has been quietly perfecting his unique form of story poetry on the island he loves. Soon to release his first Book, 'A Whither in the Twile', Chris ties the past and the present,mixing rhyme with metaphor, inviting the reader to wander and wonder down the path of his making.

Annette Sandrock

Annette Sandrock is a former Martha's Vineyard high school teacher of English, US and World Histories and English-as-a-second-language. During an off-island hiatus from her 30 years on the Vineyard, she served as an advertising copywriter and marketing consultant for ABC affiliate, WJET-TV, in Erie, Pennsylvania, and regularly wrote reviews of plays, operas, dance, concerts, gallery openings, and features in The Erie Times and Showcase Magazine. She has also been a contributor to the MV Times. Her poetry has been published in the following collections: Cleaveland House Poetry: 55 years, 2015 Legacy of Light: Poems for the Gay Head Lighthouse, 2014, Martha's Vineyard Poets' Collective New Work, 2013.

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