December 12th: Gloria Monaghan 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 December 12th, we welcome Gloria Monaghan, who will be debuting her new poetry collection Flawed from Finishing Line Press.

Gloria Monaghan is an Associate Professor at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. She teaches arts, humanities, and writing. She has been writing poetry since she was a teenager. Her influences include friends (many of them emerging from the Midwest as artists and musicians) and her professors. Her book, Flawed has recently been published by Finishing Line Press. Her work has also appeared in Spoonful, No Roses Review, Ninth Dimension, Slope, and Thirteen. She is working on her third collection of poetry. She also writes fiction and recently published and presented academic papers on music, technology and gender.