#PoetryNearYou Pick of the Week: 40th Anniversary Reading of MIDWINTER DAY with Bernadette Mayer

Take part in celebrating forty years of Midwinter Day (New Directions, 1999), a 120-page work in prose and poetry completed on December 22, 1978, by acclaimed poet, writer, and visual artist Bernadette Mayer, on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at the Hudson River Coffee House in Albany, New York. Mayer will be joined by poets Shira Dentz, Marcella Durand, Cole Heinowitz, Erica Kaufman, Amy King, Michael Ruby, Adam Tedesco, Sam Truitt, Kina Viola-Cain, Marty Viola-Cain, and Bill Lessard.

Marathon readings of Midwinter Day will also be given by writers, scholars, and fans in over twelve cities. Visit midwinterday.tumblr.com to see a list of participating venues. 


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