Word Thursdays Featuring George Drew

Word Thursdays Featuring George Drew



08 Nov 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell
Bright Hill Press

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George Drew (Poestenkill, NY) is the author of The View from Jackass Hill, 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press; which also published Down & Dirty (2015), and his New & Selected, Pastoral Habits (2016), winner of the Adirondack Literary Award for Best Poetry Book; and a Finalist for The Lascaux Review’s Poetry Book Prize. Fancy’s Orphan, his eighth book, appeared in Fall, 2017 from Tiger Bark Press. He is the winner of the 2014 St. Petersburg Review poetry contest, the 2016 The New Guard’s Knightville Poetry Contest, is First Runner Up for the 2017 Chautauqua Literary Journal’s Editors Choice Award, and is an Honorable Mention for the 2018 San Diego Poetry Annual’s Steve Kowit Poetry Prize. Drew was a recipient of the Bucks County Muse Award in 2016 for contributions to the Bucks County, PA literary community. Website: www.georgedrew.com.


Past Events

Word Thursdays Featuring Bruce Bennett for National Poetry Month

12 Apr 19:00 - 22:00 12 Apr 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Bruce Bennett (Aurora, NY) is the author of ten full-length collections of poetry and more than 30 poetry chapbooks. His most recent book is Just Another Day in Just Our Town...   More info

Word and Image Gallery Exhibit Thomas & Belaski, & Jane Higgins

15 Apr 15:00 - 17:00 15 Apr 15:00 - 17:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
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Word Thursdays Featuring William A. Greenfield

26 Apr 19:00 - 22:00 26 Apr 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
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Word and Image Gallery Exhibit - Owen & Castleberry

06 May 15:00 - 17:00 06 May 15:00 - 17:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Michelle Castleberry’s (Philadelphia, PA) work has appeared in publications including Umbrella, Poemeleon, The Anthology of Southern Poetry: Vol. V Georgia, The Chattahoochee...   More info

Word Thursdays Reading Featuring Wendell Mayo

10 May 19:00 - 22:00 10 May 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Wendell Mayo (Haskins, OH) is a native of Corpus Christi, TX. His story collection, Survival House, is forthcoming in spring 2018 with SFASU Press. He is author of four more story...   More info

Word Thursdays Readings Featuring Tom Clausen and Christina Rau

24 May 19:00 - 22:00 24 May 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Tom Clausen (Ithaca, NY) is a life-long Ithacan living in the same house he grew up in. He became interested in haiku and related short forms of poetry in the late 1980s after...   More info

Word and Image Gallery Exhibit Opening - Elissa Gore

03 Jun 15:00 - 17:00 03 Jun 15:00 - 17:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Elissa Gore (New York, NY): Air, earth, water, and light mix together to form our living world. Elissa Gore captures these elements as she sees them in landscape paintings...   More info

Word Thursdays Featuring Gary Fincke & Helane Levine-Keating

14 Jun 19:00 - 22:00 14 Jun 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Gary Fincke's (Selinsgrove, PA) latest collection of personal essays, The Darkness Call, won the 2017 Robert C. Jones Prize for Short Prose, and will be published by Louisiana...   More info

Summer Literary Workshops for Kids - Slavery and Abolition in NY

25 Jun 09:00 - 29 Jun 14:30 25 Jun 09:00 - 29 Jun 14:30 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Taught by Master Teaching Artist Bertha Rogers: includes a bus trip to the National Abolition Hall of Fame & Museum in Peterboro, NY) (Also includes walks around Treadwell to find...   More info

Word Thursdays Featuring V. P. Loggins

28 Jun 19:00 - 22:00 28 Jun 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
V. P. Loggins (Annapolis, MD) is the author of The Green Cup (2017), winner of the Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize, The Fourth Paradise (Main Street Rag 2010) and Heaven Changes...   More info

Word Thursdays Featuring Charlie Rossiter

12 Jul 19:00 - 22:00 12 Jul 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Charlie Rossiter (Oak Park, IL) writes, performs, and promotes poetry every chance he gets. Projects have included creating and hosting the Poetry Motel, a cable television...   More info

Feast of Crispian Workshop: War, Words, Dance: a Collaboration

13 Jul 09:00 - 15 Jul 14:30 13 Jul 09:00 - 15 Jul 14:30 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Bright Hill, in collaboration with national not-for-profit organizations Feast of Crispian and Lake Arts Project, will co-direct a three-day acting and storytelling Shakespeare...   More info

Word Thursdays Featuring Susan Richmond

26 Jul 19:00 - 22:00 26 Jul 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Susan Edwards Richmond (Acton, MA) is the author of five poetry collections: Before We Were Birds, Purgatory Chasm, and Boto (all by Adastra Press); Increase (FootHills Publishing...   More info

Feast of Crispian Workshop: War, Words, Dance: A Collaboration

30 Jul 09:00 - 03 Aug 14:30 30 Jul 09:00 - 03 Aug 14:30 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Taught by Master Writing Artist, Bertha Rogers: high-school writers and visual artists will create works based on stories told to them by NYS Veterans of war. These works will be...   More info

Tales of Glass & Other Breaking Things Summer Workshop

06 Aug 09:00 - 10 Aug 14:30 06 Aug 09:00 - 10 Aug 14:30 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Taught by Master Teaching Artist, Bertha Rogers: includes a bus trip to the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, on Aug. 6. There are many fairy tales that include glass and...   More info

Word Thursdays Featuring Naomi Guttman

09 Aug 19:00 - 22:00 09 Aug 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Taught by Master Writing Artist, Bertha Rogers: high-school writers and visual artists will create works based on stories told to them by NYS Veterans of war. These works will be...   More info

Videography Workshop for Teens - War, Words, Dance

13 Aug 09:00 - 17 Aug 14:30 13 Aug 09:00 - 17 Aug 14:30 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
This workshop taught by award-winning videographer, Jessica Vecchione. For ages 14 18 for Five consecutive days, students will learn to professionally film rehearsal the process...   More info

War, Words, Dance Final Performance

19 Aug 19:00 - 22:00 19 Aug 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Bright Hill’s 26th anniversary brings veterans of war, professional dance choreographers, high school student artists, writers & Shakespeare together for exploration...   More info

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23 Aug 19:00 - 22:00 23 Aug 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
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Word Thursdays Featuring Dan Payne and Philip Mosley

13 Sep 19:00 - 22:00 13 Sep 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Philip Mosley (Dunmore, PA) is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Penn State. In 2008, he was awarded the Prix de la Traduction by the...   More info

Word and Image Gallery Exhibit - Opening Bremer Family Show

16 Sep 15:00 - 04 Oct 17:00 16 Sep 15:00 - 04 Oct 17:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Charles Bremer (Otego, NY) has explored a wide breadth of creative media in his career, ranging from photography and drawing, experimental sound sculpture, to theater stage sets...   More info

Word Thursdays Featuring Paul Pines

27 Sep 19:00 - 22:00 27 Sep 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
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Word and Image Gallery Exhibit Opening - Steve Burnett

07 Oct 15:00 - 26 Oct 17:00 07 Oct 15:00 - 26 Oct 17:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Steve Burnett (Bovina, NY) was born in Guthrie Center, IA in 1951. He attended Grinnell, University of Iowa, Art Institute of Kansas City, and earned a graduate degree from Pratt...   More info

Word Thursdays Featuring Kellie Bean and Lisa Wujnovich

11 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 11 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Kellie Bean (Oneonta, NY) is a life-long lover of books and theater. In published works, on a wide array of subjects (from The Daily Show, to feminist theory, from Disney films to...   More info

Word Thursdays Featuring Andy Fogel and Andrea Fry

25 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 25 Oct 19:00 - 22:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Andy Fogle (Saratoga Springs, NY) is the author of five previous chapbooks of poetry, most recently The Last Apprenticeship (White Knuckle Press) and The Neighborhood We Left...   More info

Word and Image Gallery Exhibit Opening - Jane Carr

04 Nov 15:00 - 23 Nov 17:00 04 Nov 15:00 - 23 Nov 17:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
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Veterans and Community Day - Artist Salon with featured readers

11 Nov 12:00 - 17:00 11 Nov 12:00 - 17:00 - Treadwell Treadwell
Bright Hill Press Bright Hill Press
Of Abenaki/Huron decent, Suzanne S. Rancourt (Hadley, NY) is a veteran of both the USMC and US Army and continues to serve through the Saratoga County (NY) Veterans Peer to Peer...   More info


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