Poetry at the Point Online
St. Louis Poetry Center’s Poetry at the Point series is back, and this season we are going virtual!
Poetry at the Point invites local and regional poets, both established and up-and-coming, for monthly readings on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Traditionally held at Focal Point in Maplewood, this season’s readings will be offered as live-streamed events.
Series Curator: Andrea Scarpino
Poetry at the Point – Fall 2020
Jane Ellen Ibur & Liv H. Scott
Tuesday, October 27
7:30 p.m. (CDT) – Livestream event
Enjoy the livestream here:
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 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.