Katharine Gregg and Howard Faerstein to read at Toadstool Bookshop

Published: 9/20/2022 1:08:32 PM
Modified: 9/20/2022 1:07:53 PM

Katharine Gregg and Howard Faerstein will be at The Toadstool Bookshop at 12 Depot Square in Peterborough to introduce and read from their poetry collections on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m.

This event is free and all are welcome.

Gregg is a former longtime resident of Mason. The poems in her collection “Mere Thread” explore her relationship with place and encounters with the world she inhabits. She is a former teacher and has an MFA in poetry from Vermont College. Her poems have appeared in journals including The North American Review, Cimarron and Nimrod. She currently lives in Amherst, Mass.

Faerstein, a graduate of New England College’s MFA program, is the author of the chapbooks “Play a Song on the Drums, He Said” and “Out of Order” and two full-length collections, “Dreaming of the Rain in Brooklyn” and “Googootz and Other Poems.” His poetry and reviews can be found in Great River Review, Nimrod, Cutthroat, Off the Coast, Rattle, upstreet, Nine Mile, Verse Daily, Nixes Mate, On the Seawall, Peacock Journal and Connotation.

A five-time Pushcart Prize nominee, he is co-poetry editor of Cutthroat, a Journal of the Arts, volunteers as a mentor at the Center for New Americans, and lives in Florence, Mass.

For information, call the bookstore at 603-924-3543.


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