The Lahaska Bookshop in Peddlers Village will host its monthly poetry reading series, “Poetry is Not a Dirty Word,” with the featured poet, Julie Standig. Open mic to follow. Join this intimate and vibrant community of poetry lovers for an evening of original poems and a variety of voices.
Julie Standig, born in Brooklyn, grew up in Queens, lived on Long Island, worked on the Upper West Side and now resides full time in Doylestown. She has studied at the Unterberg Poetry Center,participated in Writer’s Voiceand is an active member of a private workshop in NYC and now in a local workshop run by River Heron Review. Published in Alehouse Press, Arsenic Lobsterand Covenant of the Generations, Then and Now Issueof Sadie Girl Press, as well as the online journal, Rats Ass Review. Her first chapbook, Memsahib Memoir was recently released by Plan B Press and she is currently working on her next project.
Poetry is her voice and it has taken a long time to find it. She works her way through loss and dementia and her love of life.