December 17th: Arto Payaslian Features

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery (located on 106 Prospect Street in Cambridge) with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On December 17th, Stone Soup is visited by Arto Payaslian, who returns to Cambridge for the holidays.

Arto Payaslian is a poet and songwriter currently completing a PhD in English Literature at the University of Glasgow in the UK where he also teaches creative writing and modern poetry. He has done graduate work in literature at Harvard University and the University of Massachusetts at Boston where he also taught courses in critical thinking. His poems have appeared in PN Review, Ararat Quarterly, and Meridian. A book-length poem, Capillarity, is forthcoming next year from Carcanet Press.