‘Poetry in the Streets’ at College of the Atlantic

College of the Atlantic News

Book-length poem by Mary-Sherman Willis is part of “Coffee and Conversation”

BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Poetry will percolate in the next in a series of “Coffee and Conversation” programs at College of the Atlantic.

Mary-Sherman Willis, a writer living in Rappahannock County, Va., will join COA Professor of Writing and Literature Candice Stover, 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, for “Poetry in the Streets” at Deering Common Community Center. The program is free and open to the public, part of the dozens of public programs the college offers the Mount Desert Island community and guests.

Willis, who teaches creative writing at George Washington University, holds a degree in science writing from the University of Maryland and an MFA in Poetry from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers in Swannanoa, N.C. Her poems and reviews have appeared in the New Republic, The Plum Review, the Hudson Review

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