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Marilyn McCabe, Elaine Handley and Mary Sanders Shartle  (Laura Von Rosk)
Marilyn McCabe, Elaine Handley and Mary Sanders Shartle (Laura Von Rosk)

Poetry that celebrates life in the North Country

Three Saratoga area women won their third award this year from the Adirondack Center for Writing for a book of poetry. They'll share their thoughts and words tonight (7:00pm) at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts.

Elaine Handley, Marilyn McCabe and Mary Sanders Shartle began working together at the Saratoga Springs Public Library coffee shop in the late 90's, and realized that even in sharing common themes their three voices were very different yet compatible.

In a phone conversation with Todd Moe, they each shared a poem from their latest chapbook, Tear of the Clouds. Elaine Handley says the idea of writing poems about life in the North Country was a logical next step for all three poets.  Go to full article

SLU students share their love of poetry

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the St. Lawrence University Brewer Bookstore held it's annual Poetry Slam this week. We invited three members of the SLU community to share their winning poems and a surreal, community "Mad-Lib". SLU seniors Mwelwa Bwalya and Gavin Bennett, along with the bookstore's Paul Haggett, joined Todd Moe in the studio for a mini poetry slam.  Go to full article

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