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WEB EXTRA: Connie Dover Reads <I>Suler Monday</I>

Celtic singer and songwriter Connie Dover's first published collection of poetry is called Winter Count (published by Unholy Day Press). Dover's poems have already received acclaim, including this from poet Li-Young Lee: "A lively blend of narrative and song, the voice in these poems...speaks out of the richness of family canon and apocrypha." Here, she reads the poem Suler Monday. http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-588366.mp3

Kansas City, MO – Suler Monday

Suler Monday
liked his peas with
water gravy on the side
chicken necks fried hard
turnips mashed and shiny
mixed with collards in the grease
from Olive's hog

~an excerpt from Suler Monday, in Winter Count, by Connie Dover. Published by Unholy Day Press.

Friday, May 18, 7:00 pm
Winter Count Poetry Reading by Connie Dover. A reception with live music by Mason Brown and Friends will precede the event at 6:15 pm.
Plaza Library
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, Missouri
Free and open to the public
Sponsored by Prospero's Books, Kansas City Public Library,The Writer's Place and the Kansas City Literary Festival. For reservations, check here.

Saturday, May 19, 1:30 pm on the Poets Stage as part of the UD (Unholy Day) Press Group.

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