Poetry Is the Point

Please join us for our final 2023 Poetry Is The Point reading with Mary Brancaccio, Leah Falk, and Autumn McClintock.

The reading is at 7 pm in our lower level event space. RSVPS are requested via Eventbrite; walk-ins are welcome. There is a staircase into the event space; a ramp is available through the back. Please contact us or ask at the register if you need access.


Mary Brancaccio

Mary Brancaccio is a poet and teacher. Her poetry collection, Fierce Geometry, was released in December 2022 by Get Fresh Books Publishing. Brancaccio's poetry has appeared in Naugatuck River Review, Minerva Rising, Edison Literary Review, Lake Affect Magazine and Adana, among others

Leah Falk

Leah Falk is a poet, writer, and arts educator/administrator. She is the author of Other Customs and Practices and To Look After and Use. Her poems have been selected for Best New Poets 2018, the Beulah Rose Poetry Prize from Smartish Pace, nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and featured on Verse Daily, Poetry Daily, and in publications including The Kenyon Review, FIELD, Thrush, Gulf Coast, and Electric Literature. She’s received support for her writing from Sundress Academy for the Arts Vermont Studio Center, the Yiddish Book Center, and Asylum Arts. Leah is a graduate of the Helen Zell Writers Program at the University of Michigan and of Oberlin College. She is Director of Education and Engagement at Penn Live Arts and lives in Philadelphia with her husband and daughter.

Autumn McClintock

Autumn McClintock is a poet and editor with a love for language and for working to make any writing the best it can be. She has 20 years of experience supporting others with their writing. She earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and has published two chapbooks of poetry along with dozens of poems in literary magazines and articles in scholarly publications. Her chapbook "After the Creek" was published in 2016, and her chapbook "Dirt Bird" came out this year.

Event date: 

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Event address: 

Main Point Books