Sunday, November 6, 2022

Poet Glenis Redmond Returns to State Theatre NJ!


Glenis Redmond Book Launch


Poet Glenis Redmond Returns to State Theatre New Jersey!
Join us for this One-Night Only Event!

Book Launch:
The Listening Skin by Glenis Redmond

Thu, November 17, at 7pm in the Studio

Join us for a special book launch event celebrating award-winning poet and our former poet-in-residence Glenis Redmond's newest poetry collection, The Listening Skin, which explores how an artist dares to dance and create through a pain-riddled body. Come enjoy a reception followed by a reading and Q&A session with Glenis as well as a book signing opportunity. Program will include opening poems by Patricia Starek, Liane Stone-Ingalls, Alyea Pierce, and Linda Somers. Books will be available for purchase. Cash only.

7pm-7:30pm – Reception with Glenis Redmond (includes appetizers & desserts)
7:30pm – Program followed by Q&A and book signing with Glenis


Glenis Redmond is a performance poet, a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist, a Cave Canem alumni, and a former poet-in-residence here at State Theatre New Jersey. She is the author of five books of poetry (Backbone, Under the Sun, What My Hand Say, Three Harriets & Others, The Listening Skin) with one more book set to publish this year. Her poetry has been showcased on NPR and PBS and most recently published in
Orion Magazine, southStory, and The New York Times. Redmond has spent almost three decades touring the country as a poet and teaching artist. In 2020, Redmond received the highest arts award in South Carolina, the Governor’s Award. She was inducted into the South Carolina Academy of Authors in April.




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