For Immediate Release
Poets Nancy Rullo and Philip Pardi will be the featured readers when the Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival meets at the Woodstock Town Hall, 76 Tinker Street, on Saturday, March 10th at 2pm. Note: WPS&F meetings are held the 2nd Saturday of every month except for October, when it is held on the 3rd Saturday.
The readings will be hosted by Woodstock area poet Phillip Levine. All meetings are free and open to the public.
- Nancy Rullo writes poetry, fiction and nonfiction. She has been an instructor
of creative writing at Ulster County Community College, teaches poetry and essay
writing to adults and teenagers in Woodstock, NY. and has taught at the Hudson
Valley Writer&'s Guild. She is a former member of the poetry performance
groups, The Bardettes, and the “all right girls!” Recent poems have
appeared in Aurorean, Reflect, Blueline, HalfMoon Review,
Dream International Quarterly, Tertulia, Chronogram and
Prima Materia. Essays have appeared in Woodstock Times, Chronogram,
and featured in the book “The Day My Father Died”. Rullo was a semifinalist
in the White Pine Coffeehouse Fiction Contest. Theater credits include River
Arts Repertory in Woodstock, Shandaken Theatrical Society. improvisational theater
with George Morrison in New York and Meisner method with Brad Dourif and Rob
Thirkild in Woodstock. Her poem “Wave Theory”, is featured on Peter Blum's CD,
“Singing Bowls and One”. Her artistic collaboration with Gay Leonhardt, “The
Odd God: an introduction“ premiered at the Center for Photography at Woodstock.
She also enjoys drawing, watercolor and collage.
Philip Pardi- Philip Pardi's first book of poems, Meditations on Rising and Falling, is forthcoming from University of Wisconsin Press. He lives in Phoenicia, teaches at Bard College, and drives between them in his sleep.
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