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“The Luminous Racetrack” Poetry Reading with Bill Tremblay

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“The Luminous Racetrack” Poetry Reading with Bill Tremblay

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Bill Tremblay will read from his newest book The Luminous Racetrack, poetic memoirs about growing up in his Franco-American working-class family in the town of Southbridge, Massachusetts.

An open mic portion will also be included in the program. To sign up to read, please call 508-949-6232 or email

The event is free and signed books will be available for purchase.

Bill Tremblay is an award-winning poet, novelist, teacher, editor, and reviewer whose work has appeared in ten full-length volumes of poetry including Crying in the Cheap Seats [University of Massachusetts Press], The Anarchist Heart [New Rivers Press], Duhamel: Ideas of Order in Little Canada [BOA Editions Ltd.], Shooting Script: Door of Fire [Eastern Washington University Press]. Hundreds of his poems have appeared in literary magazines and in such anthologies as the Pushcart Prize, The Jazz Poetry Anthology, Best American Poetry, 2003, In 1994, he published his novel, The June Rise {Utah State University Press}, which was widely and favorably reviewed, especially on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” In 2004, his book, Shooting Script: Door of Fire received the Colorado Book Award [2004]. He has received awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as at Yaddo. He was a Fulbright visiting Lecturer at Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Mr. Tremblay edited Colorado Review for 15 years, and is the recipient of the John F. Stern Distinguished Professor award for his thirty-three years teaching in and directing the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Colorado State University.


June 22
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Deb Horan
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Booklovers’ Gourmet
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Webster, MA 01570 United States
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