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Ryk McIntyre has been a presence on the New England poetry scene for decades. He has toured around the continental U.S. and Canada, appearing on stages as varied as NYC’s New School, Boston’s ICA, Portsmouth NH’s Music Hall, Lollapalooza and the very first “Legends of The Slam” Showcase, at the National Poetry Slam in 2006 in Austin, TX. He has been published, most notably, in The Worcester Review, Off the Coast, Short Fuse- An Anthology of New Fusion Poets, and Aim for the Head - An Anthology of Zombie Poetry.

 

He has two collections of poetry “After Everything Burns” (2013 Sargent Press) and “The Man at the Door” (2018 Broken Head Press). He is currently a tour guide, historical tour writer and amateur paranormal investigator at The Lizzie Borden House in Fall River, MA.

SHAWNA FOUNDATION LIBRARY POETRY TOUR
IN Milford AND Uxbridge

The Shawna Foundation presents The Library Poetry Tour, bringing live poetry readings to the Milford Town Library and the Uxbridge Free Library quarterly throughout 2024. The readings will be held quarterly, hosted by Tony Brown, the winner of the 2022 Stanley Kunitz Medal, endowed by the late U.S. Poet Laureate and Worcester native and awarded annually to a poet for lifetime achievement and service to the Central Massachusetts poetry community. 

The May Readings features Ryk McIntyre 

May 22                                                     May 23
Milford Town Library                                 Uxbridge Free Public Library 
80 Spruce Street                                      15 N Main Street
7:00PM                                                     7:00PM


The program is financed in part by the Milford Cultural Council, the Uxbridge Cultural Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Tony Brown has been writing for well over 50 years, and publishing and performing his work for over 40. 

A seven-time Pushcart Prize and two-time Best Of The Net nominee, he has traveled the country, slammed for the Worcester Poets’ Asylum, and organized and hosted many readings and reading series. 

 

He is the winner of the 2022 Stanley Kunitz Medal, endowed by the late US Poet Laureate and Worcester native and awarded annually to a poet for life achievement and service to the Central Massachusetts poetry community.

His most recent eBooks and publications can be found through his Patreon site (https://www.patreon.com/TonyBrown). 

His daily poetry blog is available at http://radioactiveart.blog. He resides in Worcester, MA.

 

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