Robin Becker is the author of seven poetry collections and a winner of a Lamda Literary Award. From 2010-11 she served as the Penn State Laureate and is a Professor of English and Women's Studies at Penn State University. She will read from "Tiger Heron," (2014, University of Pittsburg Press).
Essayist Leslie Lawrence will read from her collection of essays, "The Death of Fred Astaire: and other essays from a life outside the lines" a linked collage of stories regarding her coming-of-age and motherhood at a time of powerful social change. She is a recipient of fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation and NEA.
SOMOS Salon, 108 Civic Plaza Drive, Saturday, 6/3/17, at 5 pm. FREE