Poets Ilene Millman and Coleen Marks-Schlaffer

Friends of the Library Poetry Night Series
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 7:00 pm

Join us for readings from two poets! Ilene Millman is a speech/language therapist whose poetry has been published in a variety of print journals including the Sow’s Ear, Adanna, The Paterson Review, Poem Memoir Story, U.S. 1 Worksheets and others. Her first poetry collection, Adjust Speed to Weather, was Published in 2018. Coleen Marks-Schlaffer recently published Naked,her very first book of poetry. An artist’s model in her salad days, she then had a long day job as a Human Resources executive, while always keeping her finger in the arts. She is an award-winning photographer whose work is in several corporate and many private collections. She is a graduate of Rutgers University, where she was fortunate to study with Alicia Suskin Ostriker, who steered her Irish storytelling sensibility onto the lyric path of poetry. Join a vibrant community of poets for readings, open mic and refreshments!