Poetry Author Signing Event with Sophie Morelli

Poetry Author Signing Event with Sophie Morelli

The Bookstore Plus is pleased to host local authors Sophie Morelli and Roger Mitchell for a poetry book signing event.  Sophie and Roger will be at The Bookstore Plus on Sunday , April 28th, 2019, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM to autograph copies of their books "Bad Habits", and "Reason's Dream".  

About The Books: 

Sophie Morrelli, Bad Habits, is a collection of poetry written in the modern styles of Jon Sands, Olivia Gatwood, and Phil Kaye

Sophie Morelli is currently a student at the State University of New York at Potsdam studying English and Secondary Education. This is her first major publication.

Roger Mitchell, Reasons Dream:

"Roger Mitchell's poems are superbly crafted--and at the same time always open to surprise and serendipity. The poems may begin in unassuming observation, but their ultimate aim is the clarity of thought that can only arise from a sensibility that is deeply self-aware but never self-important. These are wry, rueful, and subtly original poems--the work of a contemporary master."--David Wojahn

Roger Mitchell is the author of eleven books of poetry, most recently REASON'S DREAM (Dos Madres Press, 2018) and The One Good Bite in the Saw-Grass Plant. His new and selected poems, LEMON PEELED THE MOMENT BEFORE, was published by Ausable Press in 2008. It won the Adirondack Center for Writing's "Readers' Choice Award" the following year. The University of Akron Press published his two previous books, Half/Mask, in 2007 and Delicate Bait, which Charles Simic chose for the Akron Prize, in 2003. Mitchell spent the largest part of his working life at Indiana University and for a time held its Ruth Lilly Chair of Poetry. Other recognition for his writing includes the Midland Poetry Award, the John Ben Snow Award for Clear Pond, a work of non- fiction, two fellowships each from the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, the River Styx International Poetry Award, and Red Hen Press's Ruskin Art Club Award. He was a 2005 Fellow in Poetry from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Currently, he is Poetry Editor of the ezine Hamilton Stone Review and is writing a biography of the poet, Jean Garrigue. He and his wife, the fiction writer, Dorian Gossy, live in Jay, New York.



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Sun, 04/28/2019
1:00 PM