The Poetry Project


Maureen Owen & Susie Timmons

© Ivanna Baranova

Maureen Owen and Susie Timmons are two very crucial reasons why we have a Poetry Project at all. These are two poets who recognize the fundamentally collaborative, social, and care-based heart of poetry, and it’s from this heart that they write their poems.

Featuring a guest introduction by Patricia Spears Jones


We hope you can join us at 7:00PM for a reception before the event. The reading will begin at 8:00PM. Masks will be optional while enjoying drinks and company during the reception but will be required once the reading begins.


Masks are required at all Poetry Project events unless otherwise specifically noted. While we will have masks available we encourage you to come with a mask for the reading. We also encourage all event attendees to take a rapid test the day of the event before heading to the church.

This in-person event will also be livestreamed via The Poetry Project's YouTube. Livestream captions will be available via a StreamText link or the CC button on YouTube's player.

Open CART captioning is scheduled for most in-person events.


This event is presented in partnership with The Poetry Coalition's spring 2023 program, “and so much lost you’d think / beauty had left a lesson: Poetry & Grief” a coalitional program effort supported by a major grant to The Academy of American Poets from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.