March Program

History Through Poetry  – Ciona Rouse

6:00 – 7:00 p.m., at Jonathan’s Grille in Green Hills on March 7, 2019

Ciona Rouse is a poet and author of Vantablack ( Third Man Books, 2017). Rouse is poetry editor of the online literary journal Wordpeace and cohost of the upcoming Re/Verb podcast from Third Man Books. Her work can be found in Native Magazine, Gabby Journal,Matter: a journal of political poetry and commentary and Talking River. In addition to curating many poetry experiences and workshops in Nashville, she also collaborates with various artists to create multi-disciplinary performances, including the show The Longest Night with saxophonist Jeff Coffin and composer Jason Shelton at Oz Arts, A Delta Blue Christmas with blues musician and poet Adia Victoria and poet Caroline Randall Williams and Nick Cave: Feat, a performance at the Schermmerhorn in 2018 with the visual artist Nick Cave for the Frist Art Museum, which was recognized as the year’s best poetry performance in the Nashville Scene.

Just as a reminder, we’ll meet at Jonathan’s in Green Hills at 5:30 for socializing and dinner, and the program will start at 6:00 on Thursday, March 7th.

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