Sunday, February 17, 2013

BARTOCCI, TIGCHELAAR AT TUESDAY POETRY SERIES

Barbara Bartocci and Jeff Tigchelaar will present the program at 7 pm on Tuesday, February 19, for the Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W 87th Street, Overland Park

From The Writers Place website: Barbara Bartocci is the author of nine published books, including two national award winners. Three of her books were excerpted in major national magazines, and one was optioned for a CBS-television movie. Nobody's Child Anymore: Grieving, Caring, Comforting when Parents Die (Ave Maria Press) is one of her best-selling books. She has been a frequent contributor to such national consumer magazines as Readers Digest (21 bylines), Family Circle, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Self, Woman’s Day, many others.

Jeff Tigchelaar is a stay-at-home parent in Lawrence, Kan. His poems appear or are forthcoming in journals such as Pleiades, Flyway, Flint Hills Review, Coal City Review, Fugue, Rhino, North American Review, The Southeast Review, and Kansas City Voices, as well as in anthologies including Verse Daily and Best New Poets 2011. His work received a fellowship from the Ohio Arts Council, and the 2010 Langston Hughes Award in Poetry.

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