Writers' Colony to host Poetluck Nov. 21

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow presents writer-in-residence Sherri C. Perry as the featured reader at this month's Poetluck, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at 515 Spring St. in Eureka Springs. Perry will read from her book, Letters to Cadence: Musings of a Modern Grandmother.

Perry is also the author of Venn, a collection of short stories published by Mockingbird Lane Press in 2014 and Slice, a collection of poetry published in 2017. Her stories and poetry have been featured in numerous literary journals including eMerge, the online literary magazine of The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow.

Perry is currently working on a second collection of short stories, called Isosceles. In addition to the Writers' Colony, Perry has been awarded writing fellowships at Dorland Mountain Arts Colony in California and Wellspring House in Massachusetts. She holds a writing degree from the University of Houston and a masters in English.

Poetluck is held the third Thursday of every month. It starts at 6:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner, with readings beginning at 7:15 p.m. and ending by 8:45 p.m. Local writers may share their work for up to five minutes following the featured writer. Readings may be poems, prose or songs. The order is chosen by random drawing. Poetluck is a supportive environment, the perfect setting to premiere new work. Bring a dish to share.

For more information, visit www.WritersColony.org or call Michelle Hannon at 479-253-7444.

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