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Reading  |  Susan Nusbaum and Sherry Robbins

Friday, December 12, 2014, 7–8 pm

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

A poetry reading with Susan Nusbaum and Sherry Robbins, part of the Burchfield Penney Writers and Poets Series, is part of M&T Second Friday.

Susan Dworski Nusbaum received her BA from Smith College and her law degree from the UB Law School. She is a retired criminal prosecutor living in Buffalo. She has been a frequent participant in the Chautauqua Institution Writers' Festival and poetry workshops. Her poems have won First Prizes in the Chautauqua Poetry Competition, the Buffalo Boom-days Poetry Competition, and the Hauser Poetry Competition of the Chautauqua Writers' Center. Her work has appeared in The Connecticut Review, Nimrod International Journal, Chautauqua Literary Journal, Harpur Palate, Artvoice, and The Buffalo News.

Sherry Robbins is a poet and teaching artist. She has conducted creative writing workshops throughout New York State and abroad since 1977 and was named the New York State Teaching Artist of the Year for 2005. She is an arts-in-education consultant for the University of Coimbra in Portugal and for Portugal’s Belgais Center for the Study of Arts. As the owner of Orchard Press and co-owner of Weird Sisters Press, Sherry printed letterpress works of poetry for her own and for other small presses.

Sherry has two chapbooks of poetry, Snapshots of Paradise and Or, the Whale, as well as the complete edition of Or, the Whale, and dozens of poems published in literary journals and anthologies here and in Spain and Portugal, including Earth’s Daughters, Salmagundi, Denver Quarterly and Poets at Work.

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    Special Event  |  M&T Second Friday

    Friday, December 12, 2014, 10 am–8 pm

    On the Second Friday of every month, thanks to the support of M&T Bank, the Burchfield Penney hosts something great!