Poetry Reading featuring Anthony Harrington and Memye Curtis Tucker
Featured Poet Live Poetry Reading
Held in the Library of the Historic Candler Mansion of the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Free admission and parking, as well as an on-site cafe for drinks + snacks.
Anthony Harrington was born and raised in Philadelphia where he received a degree in Philosophy from St. Charles Seminary. He has made his home in the Atlanta area for the last four decades. His verse has appeared in Midwest Poetry Review, The Classical Outlook, Western Humanities Review, Light, The Saturday Review, and other magazines. Examples of his verse have been used in textbooks by Robert Wallace and Miller Williams as well as in The Random House Treasury of Light Verse. His poetry volumes include Tersery Versery (Hendricks Publishing, 1982), The Man in the Goodwill Bin (Tinhorn Press, 1987), and From the Attic: Selected Verse, 1965-2015 (Kudzu Editions, 2015).
Memye Curtis Tucker has conducted poetry writing workshops at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta since 1989. She holds a PhD in English literature from Emory University. Her poetry collection The Watchers (Ohio University Press, 1991) received the 1998 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. That book was included on the Georgia Center for the Book's 2010 list of 25 Books All Georgians Should Read. In 2007 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgia Writers Association. Her fourth poetry chapbook, A Net to Hold the Wind, will be released by Main Street Rag Press in the fall of 2019.