Poetry reading series launches in Harrisville

Saturday, November 10, 2018 1:14PM

Two accomplished contemporary poets, Joan Houlihan of Concord, Massachusetts, and Peter Covino of Providence, Rhode Island, will read their poems and discuss them with the audience on Nov. 11 at the inaugural reading of of the The Loom, Poetry, a seasonal series of poetry events in Harrisville.

The reading will be at 5:30 p.m., at the St. Denis Church.

The goal The Loom, Poetry is to broaden perspectives, confidence and appreciation of what poetry can mean by weaving contemporary poets, their poetry, and the audience together in a vibrant new design.

Both Houlihan and Covino are accomplished poets whose “voices” are beautifully honed. Each, as well, is a thoughtful and inspiring teacher.

The event is free and open to the public. Books by the poets will be available for sale.