For Immediate Release

Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival as part of the Woodstock Arts Consortium is sponsoring the following poetry event as part of the Woodstock "Second Saturdays" Art Events. For a full listing of "Second Saturday" events, see:

Poets Lea Graham and Reagan Upshaw will be the featured readers when the Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival meets at the Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker Street, on Saturday, November 13th at 2pm. Note: WPS&F meetings are held the 2nd Saturday of every month.

The readings will be hosted by Woodstock area poet Phillip Levine. All meetings are free, open to the public, and include an open mike.


Lea Graham - Lea Graham's first book of poems, Crushes, is forthcoming by No Tell Books in 2010. Her poems, reviews, collaborations, translations and articles, have been published in journals such as Notre Dame Review, Sentence, Capilano Review, Shadow Train and American Letters & Commentary. Calendar Girls, her chapbook, was published in 2006 by above/ground Press. She has a Ph.D. in English/Creative Writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and is Assistant Professor of English at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She is a native of Northwest Arkansas.

Reagan Upshaw - Reagan Upshaw's poems have appeared in Atlanta Review, Sun & Moon, Chronogram, Hanging Loose, and other magazines. His reviews and critical articles have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Poets & Writers, Boston Review, the Poetry Project Newsletter, and others. He is an art dealer in New York.

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