Main Point Books celebrates National Poetry Month with readings from Philly poets J.C. Todd and Nathalie Anderson.
This event will be live in the store! We continue to ask that guests be masked within the store - if that changes we'll post here. Registration through Eventbrite is requested so we can ensure Covid safety.
Books will be for sale at the event.
About The Poets
J. C. Todd is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently "Beyond Repair" from Able Muse Press. Winner of the Rita Dove Prize in Poetry and twice a finalist for Poetry Society of America awards, she has received fellowships from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and artist residency programs including the Bemis Center. Her poems have appeared widely in journals such as the American Poetry Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Mezzo Cammin, the Paris Review, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. She lives in Philadelphia.
Nathalie Anderson is the Alexander Griswold Cummins Professor of English Literature at Swarthmore College.Her first book, "Following Fred Astaire," won the 1998 Washington Prize from The Word Works; her second, "Crawlers," won the 2005 McGovern Prize from Ashland Poetry Press; her third, "Quiver," was published in 2011, and her fourth, "Stain," was published in 2017. Her chapbook "Held and Firmly Bound"– a poetic exploration of a debt between the races in pre-Civil War Charleston SC -- was published by Muddy Ford Press in 2017.