What: Midwinter Day: A Reading to Benefit Bernadette Mayer
Where: Online via Zoom / YouTube / Facebook Live
When: Wednesday, December 22 – 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. CST
Contact: Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa at email@example.com
Join us to celebrate the anniversary of Midwinter Day and to benefit poet Bernadette Mayer, “the mother of us all.” Over forty years after Mayer composed the book-length poem on one winter day in 1978, writing organizations across the country are joining forces to host readings in honor of foundational feminist poet Bernadette Mayer. This year the Midwest Writing Center and Iowa City Poetry are teaming up to host the event in Iowa.
Lineup: Ryan Collins, Emily Kingery, Lisa Roberts, Jenny MacBain-Stephens, Sarah Elgatian, Jessica Klimesh, Beth Roberts, Laura Johnson, Mark Lamoureux, and Lo Whittington.
You can join the event in one of three ways:
- To join by Zoom, please write firstname.lastname@example.org to request the link.
- To livestream on YouTube, go to Midwest Writing Center channel as the event starts:
- To livestream on Facebook, go to Iowa City Poetry fb page as the event starts: www.fb.com/iowacitypoetry
If you’d like to donate directly to The Friends of Bernadette Mayer Fund, please visit https://www.bernadettemayer.com/donate
Questions? Write Sarah at email@example.com or Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hosted by Midwest Writing Center and Iowa City Poetry