Poetry Reading by Barbara Henning and Maureen Owen, hosted by Mobile Botanical Gardens, 5151 Museum Drive, is Sunday, January 27, 2019, 2-3 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. NonMembers: General Admission ($5); MBG Members: Free. Donations always welcome.
Selected readings from:
Barbara Henning – Just Like That (Spuyten Duyvil) and A Day Like Today (Negative Capability Press)
Maureen Owen – Edges of Water (Chax Press), Erosion’s Pull (Coffee House Press), and Imaginary Income (Hanging Loose Press)
About our presenters:
Barbara Henning is the author of four novels and seven collections of poetry. Most recent books are a novel, Just Like That (Spuyten Duyvil) and a book of poetry, A Day Like Today (Negative Capability Press). She is also the editor of a book of interviews, Looking Up Harryette Mullen, and The Collected Prose of Bobbie Louise Hawkins. Barbara lives in Brooklyn, has taught for Naropa University and Long Island University where she is Professor Emerita. Her website is barbarahenning.com
Maureen Owen’s most recent book is Edges of Water, Chax Press. Other books include: Erosion’s Pull, Coffee House Press, finalist for the Colorado Book Award; American Rush: Selected Poems, finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize; and AE (Amelia Earhart), Before Columbus American Book Award. She was the publisher and editor of Telephone Magazine/Telephone Books. Maureen lives in Denver and has taught for Naropa University. Her readings can be found on PennSound.