Vineyard Verses

The Friends of the Chilmark Library invite Islanders to celebrate National Poetry Month with a reading by Vineyard poet and stonemason John Maloney on Wednesday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m. Mr. Maloney, has had work published in Poetry, Ploughshares, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and elsewhere, as well as in his two books, Proposal and Town of Chilmark. His work poem, Good!, was featured on Garrison Keillor’s National Public Radio show, The Writer’s Almanac, in March.

The reading is free of charge, and all are welcome. Refreshments will be served. To learn more about Mr. Maloney and read some of his verse, visit his Web site,