Sunday, May 2, 2010
Looking For Niagara Author To Read May 6, 2010
E.R. Baxter III and Mark Lloyd
Baxter, a Niagara County Community College Professor Emeritus of English, has been a fellow of a New York State Creative Public Service Award for Fiction and a recipient of a Just Buffalo Award for Fiction.Previous publications include Looking for Niagara (Slipstream Press); chapbooks: A Good War And Other Poems; Hunger; and What I Want. Additional work has appeared in New Madrid, Stone Canoe, and in Underbeat Journal #2. A novel, Captain Hooter at Niagara, awaits publication by Michigan State University Press.Baxter is also a founding member of Niagara Heritage Partnership (www.niagaraheritage.org). E.R. Baxter will be reading an excerpt from his creative nonfiction book manuscript, American Digression.
Mark Lloyd recently published a chapbook: Warm Blooded Mornings, which will be available for purchase at Talking Leaves. Several of Lloyd’s poems have appeared in Artvoice.
Born in Lockport, NY, Mark began his love of writing for theatre by listening to old time radio dramas and comedies. In May of 2006 he won a Writing Award from the Theatre Association of New York State for his work "Hollywood Dreams—A Monologue," produced by The Amherst Players, and in 2009 won an award for Directing Neil Simon's Come Blow Your Horn, produced by the Towne Players.July 2010. He is the Events Coordinator for an Art Festival at the Historic Tonawanda Castle where he will direct his one act play “Asleep In the Snowy Forest.” August 2010 he will direct and write his first dinner theater production: Dating Is a Drag at the same location.
Thursday, 6 May 2010 @ 7:00 PM
TALKING LEAVES BOOKSTORE
3158 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
Free Admission – Public Welcome