Poetry at the Point


Poetry at the Point is held at The Focal Point, in Maplewood on the 4th Tuesday of the month. This reading series invites local and regional poets, and established and up-and-coming poets to share their words.

The Focal Point is at 2720 Sutton.  Parking is free in the lot on nearby Marietta Avenue or street parking. Readings start at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments available at the Maya Cafe next door. For more information or to read for the series contact Poetry at the Point Curator, Jennifer Adams at [email protected]

April 24, 2018
7:30 p.m.

John Findura

John Findura is the author of Submerged (2017). He holds an MFA from The New School and a M.Ed. in Professional Counseling. His poetry appears in Verse, Copper Nickel, Pleiades, Forklift, and Rain Taxi. A guest blogger for Best American Poetry, he is the Writing Center Supervisor at Bergen Community College. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and daughters.


Anna Guzon

Anna Ojascastro Guzon co-founded YourWords STL. She holds an MD from UMKC and an MFA from The New School. Her poems have appeared in McSweeney’s, the Best American Poetry Blog, and Bone Bouquet, among others, and can be heard on the Who Raised You? podcast. She is the author of two chapbooks, Eating the Net and A Butterfly’s Invitation.


Matthew Freeman

Matthew Freeman’s latest collection is called Trying to Take a Nap, and was written over the course of a week when the poet just couldn’t fall asleep.


flag-wkt                  flag-wew

Poetry at the Point poetry series is graciously underwritten by Webster-Kirkwood Times and West End Word.