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Border Crossing co-editor to host poetry reading

Wednesday, July 16, 2014   by: Staff



Superior Poetry Cafe at Bayliss Public Library

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI - Bayliss Public Library will host their next Superior Poetry Café on Thursday, July 17, at 7 p.m.

The featured poet will be Julie Brooks Barbour, who teaches composition and creative writing at Lake Superior State University.

Small Chimes, her first full-length collection of poetry, will be available for purchase and signing.

Julie Brooks Barbour will also read from her forthcoming book, Earth Lust that will be available in September.

She received an MFA in Creative Writing from UNC-Greensboro and is a recipient of an Artist Enrichment Grant from Kentucky Foundation for Women.

Her chapbook, Come To Me and Drink, was published in 2012.

Julie’s poems have been published in various journals and anthologies, including The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works.

She is co-editor of the LSSU literary journal Border Crossing.

There will be an open mic after her reading, where the public may read from their own work, tell stories, or play music.

Friends of Bayliss Library will provide refreshments.

Bayliss Public Library, a Superior District Library, is located at 541 Library Drive in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

For more information, contact, 906-632-9331, or check Facebook.

For more information about Julie Brook Barbour, see


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