Sponsored by The Baxter Society
Open to all members of FABS societies
On Wednesday, April 12, at 7:00 pm, the Baxter Society will host Julia Bouwsma, the Poet Laureate of Maine, in an online meeting over Zoom.
Julia Bouwsma is a poet, a farmer, and a small-town librarian. She lives off-the-grid in the Blue Mountains of western Maine. The author of two poetry collections: Midden (Fordham University Press, 2018) and Work by Bloodlight (Cider Press Review, 2017), she is the Library Director for Webster Library in Kingfield, Maine.
Julia is the recipient of the 2019 and 2018 Maine Literary Awards for Poetry Book, the 2016-17 Poets Out Loud Prize, the 2015 Cider Press Review Book Award. She contributes poetry and reviews to Cutthroat, Poetry Daily, Poetry Northwest, RHINO, River Styx, and other journals. A former Managing Editor for Alice James Books, she currently serves as an instructor at University of Maine at Farmington and on the Community Advisory Board for Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance.
For a zoom link please contact Jennifer Larson at firstname.lastname@example.org