Poetry reading to take place at Friendswood Public Library
A poetry reading with poets Richard Peake and Dr. John Gorman will be held at the Friendswood Public Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30.
According to a library release, Peake is a native Virginian, who became a Texas resident after retiring from the University of Virginia's College at Wise. He published early poems in Impetus alongside John Ciardi and in The Georgia Review. Collections of his poetry include "Wings Across" and "Poems for Terence" published by Vision Press. He published "Birds and Other Beasts" in 2007. A member of The Poetry Society of Texas he is published in numerous books and journals including the Pushcart Prize nominated Shine Journal. A life-long naturalist, a father and grandfather, he teaches birds and Shakespeare.
Gorman lives in Galveston and teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Houston at Clear Lake. His poems, gathered in three chapbooks, have appeared individually in dozens of Texas publications with more nationally and in Canada.
Friendswood Public Library is at 416 S. Friendswood Drive.
The event is free. Registration is not required.
For more information, call 281-482-7135, email email@example.com or visit www.friendswood.lib.tx.us.
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