Caffe Lena Open Mic With Featured Poet Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, Wednesday, April 7

On the first Wednesday of every month, Caffè Lena presents:

Caffè Lena Poetry Open Mic
Wednesday, April 7
7pm sign up, 7:30 readings start
Featured Poet:
Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
Hosted by Carol Graser
Caffè Lena, 47 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs     583-0022

Jeanetta Calhoun Mish is a native Oklahoman returned home after twenty years to earn her Ph.D. in American Literature at the University of Oklahoma and to grow good tomatoes. Her second poetry collection, Work Is Love Made Visible, was published by West End Press in March 2009 won the 2010 Western Heritage Award. She has participated in poetry readings and workshops for more than 20 years at acclaimed venues including the Woody Guthrie Free Folk Festival, Telluride Institute’s Native American Writers Program; The Taos Poetry Circus Invitational Reading; Red Dirt Book Festival; Scissortail Creative Writing Festival, and The Knitting Factory in New York City. Jeanetta’s chapbook, Tongue Tied Woman, won the Edda Poetry Chapbook Competition for Women in 2002.  She is currently the Visiting Poet-Scholar at World Literature Today.