If you’ve enjoyed reading the poems in all the windows along Winslow Way this month, you’ll want to be sure to listen as the poets read their poems aloud as part of Poetry Corners Live at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art at 6pm Wednesday evening, April 25th.
Begun in 1999 by Kathleen Thorne under the aegis of Arts Humanities Bainbridge, Poetry Corners has for 19 years provided a venue for the many poets of Bainbridge Island to display their poems in the windows of local businesses.
Listen here as BCB host Charlotte Cook talks with Island Treasure and poet extraordinaire Nancy Rekow about the history of Poetry Corners, who’s eligible, and how the poems are chosen. We also learn that AHB will be producing a chapbook of the poems, which will be sold at the Poetry Corners Live event on the 25th, and later at Eagle Harbor Books.
The event starts at 6pm with a catered reception in the BIMA Bistro, sponsored by AHB. The live readings are slated to begin at 7pm.
Poetry Corners Live is free to attend, but registration is required: for tickets and more information about the program and the poets, visit the AHB website at AHBainbridge.org.
Credits: BCB host: Charlotte Cook; audio tech: Bob Ross; audio editor and publisher: Diane Walker.