Janet Ruth Heller will read a poem about the Ladies Library at the Artifactory Poetry Reading and Kalamazoo Area History Event on Sunday February 28, 2016

Sunday, February 28, 2016 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.–Artifactory:  Poems about Kalamazoo and Kalamazoo History at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum–Local writers will read poems about items in the Kalamazoo Valley Museum collections, the Kalamazoo area, and regional history. Kalamazoo Valley Museum curator Tom Dietz will comment on the poems, give details about Kalamazoo history, and show slides of relevant artifacts.  Attendees will receive a free booklet of the poems.  Writers reading their work include Linda Cook MacDonald, Mac McCurkan, Jill Doster Marcusse, Elizabeth Kerlikowske, Melanie Dunbar, Janet Ruth Heller, Robert Ed Post, Laura Stahlhut, Caroline Wolf, Arianna Forsman, Wren Ashley, Erin Isola, Brianna Price, Kaitlyn Barnes, Alexandra Katsma, Molly Long, Gabby Katsma, Eriq Eichinger, and Alex Perez.  Themes of the poems are the Egyptian mummy, the turbulent sea exhibit, Lincoln’s desk, Zoe-Phora, justice, and armor.  Artifactory will take place in the Mary Jane Stryker Theater of the Kalamazoo Valley Museum at 230 N. Rose St. in Kalamazoo, Michigan 49003.  This event is co-sponsored by Friends of Poetry, and this reading is free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact Elizabeth Kerlikowske at 269-343-4003 or mme642@aol.com

Janet Heller_ Fiction Writer, Poet, Playwright, Educator, Memoir Writer and Literary Critic

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