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Karla Linn Merrifield Book Reading (5-6)

Karla Linn Merrifield‘s will be reading from her recently released collection of poems, The Urn (Finishing Line Press), on Friday, May 6th at 7 p.m. at Greenwood Books, which is located at 123 East Avenue, Rochester.

Karla Linn Merrifield's The Urn

It’s First Friday in Rochester, so please drop in.

This event is free.

A recent “Best of the Net” nominee, five-time Pushcart Prize nominee, and National Park Artist-in-Residence, Karla Linn Merrifield has had poetry appear in dozens of publications as well as in many anthologies. She has six books to her credit, including Godwit: Poems of Canada, which received the 2009 Andrew Eiseman Writers Award forPoetry, and her new chapbook, The Urn, from Finishing Line Press. Forthcoming from Salmon Press is a full-length collection of poems, Athabaskan Fractal and Other Poems of the Far North. Currently in the works is a book of technologically themed poems, The Gizmo Girl’s Diary, as well as an application for a second National Park Artist Residency. She was the founding poetry editor of Sea Stories. Currently, Merrifield is a book reviewer and assistant editor for The Centrifugal Eye and moderator of the poetry blog Smothered Air. She also teaches at Writers & Books, Rochester, NY. You can read more about her and sample herpoems and photographs at http://karlalinn.blogspot.com. She resides in part-time in Kent, NY, and winters in North Fort Myers, FL.

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