The Watkins Glen Writers Group presents a featured reading by Bruce Bennett, a poet from Aurora, NY., as part of the Watkins Glen Reading Series on Monday, September 28th, 7:00 PM at the Montour House Cafe & Tapas Bar at 401 W. Main St. Montour Falls, NY.
Bruce Bennett is the author of nine books of poems and more than twenty-five chapbooks. His most recent book is Subway Figure (Orchises Press, 2009), and his latest chapbooks are “The Wither’d Sedge”(Finishing Line Press, 2014) and “Swimming in a Watering Can”(FootHills Publishing, 2014). He was awarded a Pushcart Prize in 2012. In 2014 he retired from teaching at Wells College and is now Professor Emeritus of English.
In July 2015 he received the first Writing the Rockies Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Creative Writing.
This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc., with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. An open reading will follow the featured reading after a short break.