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Spoken & Heard with Allison Joseph and Wesley Brown

February 18 @ 7:00 pm

We are excited to welcome the Spoken & Heard series hosted by Kari Gunter-Seymour to the Stuart’s Opera House virtual stage on Thursday, February 18 at 7pm! Spoken & Heard is a seasonal series of literary events hosted by Kari Gunter-Seymour, Poet Laureate of Ohio, featuring award-winning authors, poets and singer/songwriters from across the country. February’s event will feature Allison Joseph (poet) and Wesley Brown (author). To register for this seminar, please visit stuartsoperahouse.org!

Allison Joseph
Allison Joseph lives, writes, and teaches in Carbondale, Illinois, where she is on the faculty at Southern Illinois University. Her poetry collection, Confessions of a Barefaced Woman (Red Hen Press) was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award in Poetry and won the Feathered Quill Book Award. Her newest books include Lexicon (Red Hen Press), The Last Human Heart (Diode Editions). Smart Pretender (Finishing Line Press), and Corporal Muse (Sibling Rivalry Press). Her chapbooks Any Proper Weave (Kelsay Books) and Professional Happiness (Backbone Press) will appear in 2021. She is the widow of the much-missed poet, editor, and writer Jon Tribble.

Wesley Browne
Wesley Browne is the founder and host of Pages & Pints Reading Series at Apollo Pizza in Richmond, Kentucky. He lives with his wife and two sons in Madison County, where he practices law, co-owns and helps manage local restaurants and a music venue, and coaches sports. This is his debut book.

This seminar will be featured on the Stuart’s Opera House Facebook page. Anyone can watch the event live, but if you want to actively participate in the discussions, we encourage you to register for the zoom seminar at www.stuartsoperahouse.org. Stuart’s Opera House, the cornerstone of the historic Public Square in Nelsonville, Ohio. Stuart’s is dedicated to its role as a regional leader in the arts community, a center for public expression, and an economic development partner for Southeastern Ohio. Stuart’s Opera House has had its doors closed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we look forward to continuing to provide virtual programming until we can reopen. For more information about Stuart’s Opera House and the February session of Spoken & Heard, please visit our website at stuartsoperahouse.org or call 740-753-1924.

Thursday, February 18 at 7pm!

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February 18
7:00 pm
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