Bucks County Community College’s Wordsmiths Reading Series presents award-winning novelist Carole Masoand former Bucks County Poet Laureate Cheryl Baldi this week at the Newtown campus.
Maso is the author of novels Mother and Child, Ghost Dance, and The Art Lover; a collection of short-fiction stories, an essay collection, and many other books. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Lannan Fellowship. Maso is a Professor of Literary Arts at Brown University in Rhode Island.
Baldi, the 1989 Bucks County Poet Laureate, was a finalist for the Robert Frasier Poetry Award and the Francis Locke Memorial Award. Her work also was nominated for the 2008 Best New Poets Anthology. Her first poetry collection The Shapelessness of Water was published in 2018, and she is currently working on a second, In the Golden Hour. Baldi has taught at Bucks County Community College, worked as a freelance editor, and facilitated community-based workshops exploring women’s lives through literature
Both authors will read from their works in room 142 of Tyler Hall Friday night on the campus at 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown, Pa., 18940. Admission and parking are free.
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