March 28: Gloria Monaghan Features at Stone Soup

Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. On March 28, we welcome the return of local poet and teacher Gloria Monaghan.

Gloria Monaghan is a poet, professor and yoga teacher located in the Boston Area. She has been writing poetry since the age of seventeen. She attended Loyola University in Chicago and attended graduated school at Boston College in Boston. She has taught extensively in Chicago at University of Illinois in Chicago, Saint Augustine, and Columbia College. She is currently an Associate Professor of Humanities at Wentworth Institute where she teaches poetry, Art and Technology and English.

Her first chapbook of poetry, Flawed, appeared in 2012 and was published by Finishing Line Press. Flutter Press published her second book, The Garden, in December in 2015. Her poems have appeared in Blue Max Review, Fox Chase Review, 2River, Aries, Slope, and Spoonful. Her fiction has been published in Tracks, Ezine, and The Biscuit. Her research interests include cyberspace and masculinity. She is currently working on a collection of poems, a series of short stories and a collection of essays about the spectrum of masculinity. She teaches and practices yoga Open Doors Yoga Studio. She has also performed, reading her work with New York and LA based musicians Geso vs. Tifo (2dollar Guitar and Supreme Beings of Leisure).