November 3rd: Victor D. Infante and Lea C. Deschenes

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. November 3rd sees the celebration of The November 3rd Club with poets Victor D. Infante and Lea C. Deschenes, who welcome contributors to the journal to come and read.

Victor D. Infante is the Editor-in-Chief of The November 3rd Club, an online literary journal of political writing, and a writer whose poems and prose have appeared in dozens of periodicals internationally, including literary journals such as The Los Angeles Review, Pearl, Ballard Street AntiMuse, and anthologies such as Poetry Slam: The Competitive Art of Performance Poetry, Spoken Word Revolution Redux and The Last American Valentine: Poems to Seduce and Destroy. He's recently released his first full-length poetry collection, City of Insomnia, on Write Bloody Publishing. He currently resides with his wife and pet ferret in a three-decker apartment in Worcester, Massachusetts, and is a devoted fan of The Family Circus.

Lea C. Deschenes resides in Worcester, MA and holds an MFA in Poetry from New England College. Her poetry has appeared online, on stage and in print (Spillway, Snakeskin, So Luminous the Wildflowers, Ballard Street Poetry Journal, et al.) A former member of four National Poetry Slam teams and a coach to two more, she also dusts off her BA in Theater to perform. She has received a Jacob Knight Award, been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and represented Worcester in the 2005 Individual World Poetry Slam. She is the author of thirteen chapbooks. Her first full-length collection The Constant Velocity of Trains, is available through Write Bloody Publishing.

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