Wednesday, June 28, 2017
August 4, 2017 First Friday Art by Night ... An evening of a poetry readings by Roy Robbins
On Friday August 4th, Roy Robbins will be reading from his new collection of poems entitled Poster Art Nights, in which there are lyrics, satires, narratives and haiku. The poems reflect an observer on whom nothing is wasted. Robbins is a playwright and poet who has had his work performed and read in London, New York, Providence and Charlottesville, as well as having his poetry published in quarterlies and literary journals, such as the Virginia Literary Journal, the Southern Poetry Review, and the Northeast Journal. Some of his poetry has won awards--the Deep South Prize for the Lyric is one. He is retired from Virginia Tech, has a doctorate from UVA, studied writing and literature in SC and NYC,has lived in Bolivia, and now lives in Cartersville, VA with his wife Susan Pepper Robbins, who writes fiction.
Roy will begin reading at 6 pm for about 45 minutes. Please join us. We are open from 5 to 9 PM.
Wilson Hughes gallery
117 Campbell Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24011