Word Thursdays

2020 Word Thursdays Online

Word Thursdays Online 2021

Bright Hill Press presents our 29th Season of Word Thursdays.

We are continuing our mission of keeping art and literature alive in the Catskills – and beyond – with our virtual series of Word Thursdays Online via Zoom.

 

September 9, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring Melody Davis and Sharon Ruetenik

August 26, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring Seeing Things Chapbook Series Poets, Lynne Kemen and Julene Waffle

August 12, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring Seeing Things Chapbook Series Poets, David Bachner and Vicki Whicker

July 22, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring Libby Maxey and Millicent Borges

July 8, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring Nandini Bhattacharya

June 24, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring Denise B. Dailey and Alice Pettway

June 10, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring Richard Jeffrey Newman and Margot Farrington

May 27, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring Marcela Sulak and Jeannine Ouellette

May 13, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring V.P. Loggins

April 22, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring Unity

 

April 8, 2021: Word Thursdays Online featuring Fred Schneider

February 25, 2021: Word Thursdays Online celebrating Black History Month featuring Jeffrey Colvin

Word Thursdays Online 2020

Our in-person featured poet reading series, Word Thursdays, in its 28th year, transitioned to an online platform when quarantine began; instead of our scheduled writer, who was unable to attend due to circumstances of the pandemic, we opened our season with the New York State Poet Laureate, Alicia Ostriker, who read poetry while quarantined in her apartment in New York City!

April 10, 2020: Word Thursdays Online featuring Alicia Ostriker

April 23, 2020: Word Thursdays Online featuring Bill Stratton and Cicada Musselman

May 15, 2020: Word Thursdays Online featuring Bruce Bennett

May 29, 2020: Word Thursdays Online with Rainie Oet, winner of BH’s 2019 full length poetry anthology, Porcupine in Freefall

September 11, 2020: Word Thursdays Online featuring Vicki Whicker

September 25, 2020: Word Thursdays Online featuring Forest & Field Poets

October 9, 2020: Word Thursdays Online featuring Mary Gilliland – “The Ruined Walled Castle Garden”

October 23, 2020: Word Thursdays Online featuring Pam Strother and Robert Bensen — “Seeing Things: An Anthology of Poetry”

November 13, 2020: Word Thursdays Online featuring Alice Lichtenstein