Thursday, February 20, 2014

Poetry Reading

The Poetry Reading, originally set for Feb 13, has been rescheduled to March 8th.

Poetry Reading with live music!  
Saturday March 8, 2:30pm
Community Room, Holyoke Public Library

Dan Shanahan will share his poems, including memories of the Library reading room in the 1950's. He will be accompanied by Robert Jonas, Shakuhachi flute master and author, and Steve Sleboda, poet and musician. 
Don't miss this very special reading/performance
hosted by the Friends of the Holyoke Public Library.
Free. All welcome!

Daniel Shanahan is the author of three books of poetry. He began writing poems at fifteen, spending days in the reading room of the Library listening to 78rpm vinyl records of Yeats, Dylan Thomas and T.S. Eliot. Dan is currently writing his fourth book, a collection of poems on Holyoke entitled The Ground We Stand On, which focuses on the landscape of characters and the character of the landscape of Holyoke. Dan has traveled widely, and lived in Alaska and India. He is the sole proprietor of Lotus Seed Poetry. For more information, see

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