Donna Spector, a Warwick NY resident, poet, playwright, and novelist, will be the featured reader on Wed., Apr. 11 at the Milkweed Poetry Workshop. Spector will read her poetry and engage with the audience in a question and answer session focused on how to navigate and find success in the poetry submission landscape. A writing prompt and guided discussion will accompany the reading.
Spector, who lives in Warwick, is a native of California. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild and Poets and Writers and has received two National Endowment for the Humanities grants to study in Greece. A program of her poems was aired on Australian national radio. The Milkweed Poetry Workshop is a community of poets open to the public that meets every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to write, hear, and share poems. The workshop takes place in the Milkweed Gallery, located at 1373 Kings Hwy. in Sugar Loaf. A donation of $4 is suggested but not required. For more information call Wendy Insinger at 469-7464 or visit www.facebook.com/milkweedpoetry.