Beth Ruscio — “Speaking Parts” (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2020)

Friday, March 19, 2020

Lynn McGee, Susana H. Case, Carolyne Wright and I have already lined up two of the readers for the next installment of the W – E Reading Series. In addition to Suzanne Cleary, one of the readers will be the actress and poet Beth Ruscio, whose first book of poems, SPEAKING PARTS, won the most recent Brick Road Poetry Press prize. By chance, the W – E reading that took place this past Sunday also featured a winner of that prize.

The next reading will take place on Sunday, May 16th, at 4 p.m. (Pacific Time) / 7 p.m. Easter time.

In the meantime, I encourage you to take a look at three recent poems by Beth Ruscio that have just appeared in CULTURAL WEEKLY’s poetry column, which is edited by Alexis Rhone Fancher. There is also a short review of Beth’s book by John Brantingham.

Beth Ruscio: Three Poems

Beth Ruscio’s Speaking Parts

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Two Poems by Beth Ruscio