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Poet Patty Crane reads from “Something Flown”
March 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Berkshires poet Patty Crane reads from her new poetry chapbook, “Something Flown,” at the Chatham Bookstore on Saturday, March 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. A conversation with Thomas Chulak from the bookstore and Q & A will follow a brief reading. The book is published by Concrete Wolf Press.
Patty Crane’s award-winning poetry has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. Her poem, “something flown,” from the chapbook won the 2017 Concrete Wolf Chapbook Award. Most recently, Her newest book, “Bell I Wake To,” won the 2018 Zone 3 Press First Book Award in Poetry and will be released in the fall of this year. Other honors include a MacDowell fellowship, Stanford Calderwood fellow, and “Atlanta Review” International Prize.
Crane’s translations of Swedish poet and Nobel laureate Tomas Tranströmer have appeared in “American Poetry Review,” “Blackbird,” “PEN Poetry Series,” “Poetry Daily,” and the “New York Times,” and are collected in her bi-lingual volume, Bright Scythe (Sarabande Books, 2015). She has an MFA in creative writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and has organized poetry readings in the Berkshires. She lives in Windsor, MA, and serves as president of the nonprofit Friends of Windsor.