The second Monday Poets event of the fall 2021 season.
Monday Poets: Lisa Baron Alexander & Anthony Carelli
About this event
One of the longest continuously running FLP programs, now in its 27th year, the Monday Poets Reading Series showcases a variety of talented poets with local and national reputations.
Lisa Alexander Baron
Lisa Alexander Baron is the author of 4 collections of poetry including, While She Poses (Aldrich Press, 2014), Reading the Alphabet of Trees (Finishing Line, 2007) and Sting and Tell: 31 tanka (Black Cat Press, 2011). She most enjoys writing in response to visual art and archaeology. Her ekphrastic poems have recently appeared in Chautauqua Literary Review, Confrontation, U.S. 1 Worksheets, The Milo Review, and the Maier Museum of Art website. She is an MFA in Poetry graduate from Vermont College of Fine Arts and teaches English and speech at Philadelphia-area colleges.
Anthony Carelli’s first book of poems, Carnations (Princeton), was a finalist for the Levis Reading Prize. His poems have appeared in the New Yorker, Commonweal, and many other publications. The recipient of a Hodder Fellowship and a Whiting Award, he teaches at New York University and lives in Brooklyn, New York.