second friday notes

Dierbergs Market in Des Peres.

Manchester Road at Lindemann, between Lindbergh and I-270.
Readings on Mezzanine level. Elevator access from covered parking garage below the store. Begins at 7 p.m. Free!

Series curated by: Glenn Boothe

August 11, 2017
7 p.m.

Maja Sadikovic


Bridget McDonald

Bridget McDonald is an MFA candidate at the University of Missouri– St. Louis. She is UMSL’s sixth poet laureate and is an Assistant Managing Editor for Natural Bridge. Her work has appeared in Eunoia Review and Amygdala. She is a Graduate Teaching Assistant and spends her spare time dancing.


Pete Pancella

Pete Pancella is a teacher and performer. His current and recent teaching posts include Lewis and Clark Community College, St. Louis Community College at Meramec, St. Paul’s Lutheran School, and the Mehlville School District. Performing credits include two years with the Showboat Theatre in Hermann, Missouri, and eight years with the St. Louis Chamber Chorus (two years as assistant conductor). As a violinist, he has been in orchestrase accompanying such artists as Victor Borge, Tony Bennett, Amy Grant, and the Moody Blues. He and his wife, Mary, are co-founders of the gospel/bluegrass band Fishpot Creek.

second friday notes poetry series is graciously underwritten by Dierbergs.