June 16th: Jane Chakravarthy and Portia Brockway Feature

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 106 Prospect Street with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On June 16th, Stone Soup will have a double feature with local artists and friends Jane Chakravarthy and Portia Brockway.

Born in York, England 1974, Jane Chakravarthy left England after studying Sociology, counselling and photography, to live in Boston USA. There she focussed more on her artistic direction, finding and creating a more lucid expression with creative writing, painting and finally more importantly on discovering her own sense of being an artist. She has recently published her first book, Love its Wrath and others, a collection of her poetry, prose and artwork.

Portia Brockway is a visionary artist whose skillful devotion to the written word with a knack for ethereal yet grounded poetry. She has been published by Poetry Motel, 57 Inc., The Empty Vessel, Yoga International, and many other publications, as a poet, an essayist and as a short story writer. She was a finalist for “Best Female Love Poem” and “Best Female Erotic Poem” at the Cambridge Poetry Awards. Her photography has been published dozens of times by the hip Boston newspaper The Weekly Dig. She is a respected, beloved and admired yoga instructor of almost 20 years in Cambridge , MA