OMAA continues its exploration of the union between arts and letters with a new series of four public readings by notable authors. Each program features a reading, followed by light refreshments with a book signing opportunity. Arts & Letters by the Sea series is free with museum admission, and always free for OMAA members.
Born in Fall River, MA, David Rivard is the author of five books of poetry: Otherwise Elsewhere, Sugartown, Bewitched Playground, Wise Poison, and Torque. His poems and essays have appeared in numerous magazines. A former Poetry Editor of the Harvard Review, Rivard lives in Cambridge, MA and teaches in the M.F.A writing program at University of New Hampshire.
Richard Foerster was born in the Bronx, New York, the son of German immigrants, and has been settled in Maine for the past 32 years. Foerster is the author of seven poetry collections: Sudden Harbor, Patterns of Descent, Trillium, Double Going, The Burning of Troy, Penetralia and River Road. In 2019, Foerster’s newest selection of poems, Boy on a Doorstep will release.