November 18: Carolyn Gregory 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 November 18th,we welcome back poet Carolyn Gregory.

Carolyn Gregory’s poems and music essays have been published in AMERICAN POETRY REVIEW, MAIN STREET RAG, BELLOWING ARK, SEATTLE REVIEW, WILDERNESS HOUSE LITERARY REVIEW and STYLUS. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and is a past recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council Award. Her first book, OPEN LETTERS, was published in 2009 and a second book, FACING THE MUSIC, will appear in January, 2014. Carolyn worked for twenty five years in the Harvard medical hospital system doing research and administrative work. She is now a community activist, working against all use of the Death Penalty, for stricter enforcement of automatic weapons and handguns and for the rights of animals. Though she tends to be pretty serious, she also has a well honed sense of humor!