Live and in person at Brookline Booksmith! Celebrate the newest Brookline Poet Laureate, Jennifer Barber, reading her work. Past laureates Jan Schreiber, Judith Steinbergh and Zvi A. Sesling will also read their work.
Register for the event!
RSVP to let us know you’re coming! RSVPs don’t guarantee a seat, but you’ll be alerted to important details about the program, including safety requirements, cancellations, and book signing updates.
Reserve a book!
Copies of Jennifer Barber’s collection Works on Paper will be available for purchase at the event, but you can ensure that you get a copy by preordering on the registration page. You can pick your book up after 6:30PM on the day of the event.
Can’t make it to the event? Preorder the book on the registration page to have it signed, and choose to have it held or shipped from the store!
More About the Poets
Jennifer Barber’s new collection, forthcoming from The Word Works in 2022, is The Sliding Boat Our Bodies Made. She is the current Poet Laureate of Brookline.
Judith Steinbergh, author of five collections of poetry, has taught poetry to students of all ages. She was chosen as the first Poet Laureate of Brookline and served from 2012 to 2014.
Jan Schreiber was Poet Laureate of Brookline from 2015 to 2017. His most recent poetry books are Peccadilloes and Bay Leaves, and his translations, The Poems of Paul Valéry, came out in a paperback bilingual edition in September.
Zvi A. Sesling was Poet Laureate of Brookline from 2017 to 2020. He has published numerous poems and flash fiction. He edits Muddy River Poetry Review.