Poetry Reading: Rachel Simon & Ronnie Scharfman 11/8/11 4pm
The Purchase Writers Center Presents
A Poetry Reading and Reception
Rachel M. Simon, Purchase Writers Center Fellow
Ronnie Scharfman, Professor Emerita of French and Literature
Neuberger Museum Study
Tuesday November 8
Rachel M. Simon is the author of the poetry collections Theory of Orange (Pavement Saw Press) and Marginal Road (Hollyridge Press). She teaches writing, gender studies, and film courses at Purchase College, Pace University, Poets House, and Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. She is a 2011-2012 Purchase College Writers Center Fellow where she is working on a collection of sports poems.
Ronnie Scharfman is Professor Emerita of French and Literature at Purchase College. She is currently at work on a chapbook of her poems (as yet untitled). For 15 years, she has participated in poetry- and midrash-writing workshops with Alicia Ostriker and Charlotte Mandel. Her poetry appeared in summer 2011 in the Jewish Women’s Literary Annual, vol. 8.
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