In Conjunction with National Poetry Month
Saturday, April 12 at 2 pm in the Parker Gallery
Open to the Public. Refreshments will be served.
Presented by the Hellenic Culture and Heritage Society
Joseph Donahue, III
And featuring an introduction and readings by Paul Marion
Joseph Donahue grew up in Lowell and is a senior lecturing fellow at Duke University where he recently received the prestigious appointment Helen L. Bevington Professor of Modern Poetry. His work appears in many journals and magazines and he has published several collections of poetry, including the critically acclaimed Incidental Eclipse. Paul Marion is the author of several collections of poetry, editor of Atop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other Writing by Jack Kerouac and founder of Loom Press. At UMass Lowell, he is the director of community relations. Both Paul and Joseph have deep Lowell roots and strong connections to the Greek-American community. They will read from their works and selected Greek writers who have influenced them. By the date of the reading Joseph will have published a collection that took Elytis, the famous Nobel Prize winning Greek poet, for their inspiration.