June 24th: CA Conrad Features

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 24th, CA Conrad kicks off a three day tour of the Boston and north shore area, featuring at Stone Soup first before moving onto the Zig Zag Poetry Open Mic in Salem on Tuesday and Speak UP: Spoken Word in Lynn on Wednesday.

CA Conrad is the son of white trash asphyxiation whose childhood included selling cut flowers along the highway for his mother and helping her shoplift. He has five full-length poetry collections the most recent is A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon (Wave Books, 2012). The Book of Frank (Wave Books) has been translated into German, Spanish, and most recently Swedish. He is a 2011 PEW Fellow, a 2013 BANFF Fellow, and a 2012 and 2013 visiting faculty member for the Summer Writing Program of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University. You can find his poems at CAConrad.blogspot.com