Award-winning Poet Joshua Mehigan Featured at Frost Farm’s
Hyla Brook Reading Series July 10
DERRY, NH, June 24, 2014 – The Robert Frost Farm’s 2014 Hyla Brook Reading Series season continues Thursday, July 10, 2014, 6:30-8:30pm with award-winning poet Joshua Mehigan and Hyla Brook Poet Midge Goldberg.
The Reading Series, held in the Frost Farm located at 122 Rockingham Rd (Rt 28), is free and open to the public. An Open Mic follows the readings and all audience members are invited to share their work.
Mehigan’s first book, The Optimist, was a finalist for the 2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His poems have appeared in many periodicals, including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Poetry, which awarded him its 2013 Levinson Prize. His second book is Accepting the Disaster, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in July 2014.
Joining Mehigan is Hyla Brook Poet Midge Goldberg. Goldberg's poems have appeared in Yankee, Measure, Light, Christian Science Monitor, and Northern Woodlands, among others. Garrison Keillor read one of her poems on A Writer's Almanac, and her work has been anthologized in Poetry Speaks: Who I Am, Hot Sonnets, and Rhyming Poems. Her first book, Flume Ride, was published in 2006. She lives in Chester, N.H., with her family.
Upcoming 2014 Hyla Brook Reading Series events include:
- Kim Bridgford, August 14, 2014
- Sydney Lea, September 11, 2014
The Hyla Brook Poets’ monthly writing workshop meets on the third Saturday of the month at 10am at its summer home at the Frost Farm. The next workshop meets Saturday, July 19.