Thurs, October 6, 2022 Reading with Grace Cavalieri and Alison Palmer at Casey Community Center, 7:00-8:30 pm

Free and you’re welcome to just walk but if you get tickets on Eventbrite, it would help us know how many people will attend

Casey Community Center, 1 mile north of Shady Grove Metro on 355. 

810 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Grace Cavalieri is Maryland’s tenth Poet Laureate. Her new book is The Long Game, Selected and New (The Word Works.) She founded and produces “The Poet and the Poem” for public radio, now from the Library of Congress, celebrating 45 years on-air. This series of several hundred poets was shot to the moon in the Lunar Codex in 2022 as the first podcast series on the moon. Among other awards she holds the CPB Silver Medal. She is an Academy of American Poets Fellow.

Alison Palmer is the author of the poetry chapbook, Everything Is Normal Here (Broadstone Books, October 2022), the full-length poetry collection, Bargaining with the Fall (Broadstone Books, January 2023) and the poetry chapbook, The Need for Hiding (Dancing Girl Press, 2018). To read an interview visit: Alison’s work appears or is forthcoming in FIELD, The Cincinnati Review, River Styx, Columbia Review, The Journal, Rogue Agent, Crazyhorse & elsewhere. She is the recipient of a 2022 Independent Artist Award (IAA) grant by the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). Alison received her MFA from Washington University in St. Louis, and she was awarded the Emma Howell Memorial Poetry Prize from Oberlin College. She writes outside Washington, D.C.—find her on the web at

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