West Caldwell: Virtual Peaceful Poetry Reading Series

The West Caldwell Public Library will present a weekly virtual “Peaceful Poetry Reading Series” featuring 15 accomplished poets from throughout Essex County. The poetry readings can be viewed on Thursdays at 6:00 pm on the Library’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.Each poet will share a 15-minute video of him/her reading some of their favorite poems, which are intended to offer you tranquility and peace of mind during these times.

The eleventh poetry reading, airing on Thursday, July 16 at 6:00 pm, will feature New Jersey born and bred poet Michael Mandzik of West Caldwell, who will read some of his gritty and naturalistic new poems about nature and family that have been published in various literary journals. He is a graduate of Montclair State University and has had his poems published in such literary journals and magazines as Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow, the Journal of New Jersey Poets, The Stillwater Review, Corduroy, the Montclair State Quarterly (both in print and on vinyl) and the Paulinskill Poetry Projects's Voices From Here, volume 2. His workshop studies have included Diane Wakoski, Edwin Romond, Maureen Seaton, B.J. Ward and most recently with Jim Klein and the Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow Poets. He serves on the Executive Board of the Friends of the West Caldwell Public Library and participated in the Library's Painted Poetry exhibit in 2018. 

Some of the other award-winning poets participating in the weekly virtual “Peaceful Poetry Reading Series” include Sandra Duguid and Vincenzo Bollettino of West Caldwell.

To watch Michael Mandzik's poetry reading on Thursday, July 16 at 6:00 pm click on this link  or check out the Library's Facebook page. 

Contact Information
  1. Ethan Galvin
  2. 973-226-5441
  3. ethan.galvin@westcaldwell.bccls.org
Thu, July 16
6:00 pm — 6:15 pm
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The West Caldwell Public Library will present a weekly virtual “Peaceful Poetry Reading Series” featuring 15 accomplished poets from throughout Essex County. The poetry readings can be viewed on Thursdays at 6:00 pm on the Library’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.Each poet will share a 15-minute video of him/her reading some of their favorite poems, which are intended to ...

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