The Shenandoah Arts Council will be having a poetry reading on Saturday, October 1st at 7pm. “A Taste of Poetry” is a special collaborative event with The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, and will feature poets Jane Schapiro and Perry Epes. An artist reception will take place after the reading. Donations are gladly accepted.
Jane Schapiro Bio: Jane Schapiro, who lives in Annandale, Virginia, received a B.A. in Anthropology from The Colorado College and has done graduate work at George Mason University. Washington Writers’ Publishing House published her poetry collection Tapping This Stone in 1995, and she has published poems in such magazines as The Gettysburg Review, The American Scholar, and Poetry East. Her non-fiction book Inside a Class Action: The Holocaust and the Swiss Banks was published in 2003 by the University of Wisconsin Press.
Perry Epes Bio: W. Perry Epes teaches at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia, and holds the MFA from George Mason University, as well as degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Virginia. His poems have been published in Phoebe, Negative Capability, GW Forum and elsewhere. His collection Nothing Happened was published by The Word Works in 2010.