Featured writer: Julie Sheehan

Now, I’ve had plenty of drinks I’d describe as “poetry in a glass.” But this week’s featured writer, Julie Sheehan, actually writes poetry about what’s in that glass.

Seriously; the woman wrote a poem about Fernet-Branca.

She’s no mere back-of-the-cocktail-napkin scribbler, either. Sheehan is the author of three poetry collections: Bar Book: Poems & Otherwise, Orient Point and Thaw. Her honors include a Whiting Writers’ Award and NYFA Fellowship in Poetry. Her poems have appeared in many magazines and anthologies. She teaches in the MFA program at Stony Brook Southampton.

And have I mentioned the part about her former life as a bartender? Oh yes, this talented poet also has mixology chops. If we get lucky, maybe she’ll give us a little demo on Oct 19

Click here to view the full roster of readers, and all the where & when details.

Photo credit:  Chip Cooper

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