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BarkReaders: Christopher Locke
September 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An open mic with featured North Country writers. Where can you discover new North Country writers and also share some work of your own? BarkReaders takes place every other month here at ACW in Saranac Lake, NY. Each reading will include an open mic and feature a North Country author presenting a recent book publication.
We’re bringing words and people together to foster writing community here in Saranac Lake and promote the work of writers from in and around the Adirondack park. Join us at 7 PM on the second Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September, and November.
September’s guest is Christopher Locke.
Christopher Locke was born in New Hampshire and received his MFA from Goddard College. His poems, fiction, criticism, and essays have appeared in magazines big and small around the world. Chris is the author of 12 books and chapbooks including the 2018 Black River Award winner for short fiction 25 Trumbulls Road. His new book of poems, Music For Ghosts (New York Quarterly Books), and memoir Without Saints (Black Lawrence Press) have both been recently published. He’s received the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Award, and grants in poetry from Fundacion Valparaiso in Spain, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. Chris lives in Essex, NY and teaches English at SUNY Plattsburgh and North Country Community College.
Adirondack Center For Writing