Port Veritas hosts Maine Poet Laureate Betsy Sholl on Tuesday, January 18th at 7pm. The evening will consist of two rounds of open mic poetry with Betsy Sholl taking the stage at 8:15pm. Open reading begins at 7:00pm, all ages, no cover, two purchase minimum,  $3 suggested donation.

Betsy Sholl’s published seven collections of poetry, most recently “Rough Cradle” (2009, Alice James).  An interview with her is included in the summer 2010 issue of “Brilliant Corners, a Journal of Literature and Jazz.” one of her poems was included in the 2009 Best American Poetry Anthology. She took part in the Police and Poetry Calendar project, part of Art & Equity, Inc.  She teaches at USM and in the MFA program of Vermont College.

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