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Poetry at the Point: Jane Ellen Ibur, Liv H. Scott & María Balogh

October 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Poetry at the Point and COVID-19

In the interest of public health, Poetry at the Point will be offered as live-streamed events for the 2020-2021 season. Readings will take place online, and will be streamed live to this event page and to St. Louis Poetry Center’s Facebook page.

For more information on how to attend and view the livestream, visit our Poetry at the Point page.

Jane Ellen Ibur
Jane Ellen Ibur is a poet and arts educator. She is the author of Both Wings Flappin’, Still Not Flyin’ and The LittleMrs./Misses, both published by PenUltimate Press.  She is the literary editor of Blindness Isn’t Black, an anthology by Missouri writers and artists with disabilities, published by VSA of Missouri. She is currently working on two new volumes of poems: one is a collaboration with a former student who is currently incarcerated, and the other is based on her recent struggles overcoming cancer. She has garnered much recognition as an arts educator with over 35 years experience teaching writing in public schools, jails, museums, residential schools, social service agencies, with veterans, homeless men, the young and old. Lead faculty for the Community Arts Training (CAT) Institute, she is one of its founders.  She currently serves as Poet Laureate for the city of St. Louis.

Liv H. Scott
Liv H. Scott is a St. Louis poet and native. They received their BA in English, Creative Writing from Missouri State University and currently write aerospace parts production manuals. Liv believes in acknowledging joy and learning to sit with the feeling, accepting its comfort and brevity. They wish to impress upon others the importance of the minutiae– the first sip of coffee on a brisk morning, the smoothness of a sunflower seed under your tongue, the pleasure of a kiss on the temple. Their poetry has appeared in Puerto del Sol, The Nassau Review, and FROM: SAC.