Professional Nonprofit Theater on Martha's Vineyard
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Hosted by Arnie Reisman

Virtual Poetry & Pie – November 2020

Jill Jupen

Jill Jupen was born and raised in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. In 2011 she began The Martha’s Vineyard Poets Collective which meets every Thursday morning at 9:30 and all are welcome. Last April she was chosen to be Martha’s Vineyard’s Poet Laureate. She and her husband have lived on the island for 20 years. They have four dogs and a whole lot of books.

Fan Ogilvie

Fan Ogilvie, poet and teacher, lives on Martha's Vineyard where she was chosen Poet Laureate of West Tisbury in 2009. In that role she created the Promising Poet Prize for MV Regional High Schoolers, and a program for inmates at the Dukes County House of Correction. Both endeavors resulted in books representing the participants. Her latest collection of poems and paintings, EASINESSES FOUND, came out in 2015 and is available at Bunch of Grapes and Amazon. Her previous book of poetry with a memoir "YOU" and "KNOT: A LIFE" was published in 2008. She is a member of The Cleaveland House Poets, along with Lee McCormack and yours truly. She founded the Folger Shakespeare Library Poetry Board & Reading Program in Washington DC serving as chair for 9 years. And she was a member of the board of the Poetry Society of America in New York City.

Warren Woessner

Warren Woessner’s most recent books are “Exit ~ Sky” published by Holy Cow! Press and “Clear All the Rest of the Way”, available from the University of Nebraska Press. He has received fellowships in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts, the McKnight Foundation and the Wisconsin Arts Board. He is a long-time member of the Cleveland House Poets.

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