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Third Thursdays: Maya Pindyck, Adrienne Marie Barrios, Jennifer Franklin & Deborah Leipziger

Third Thursdays: Maya Pindyck, Adrienne Marie Barrios, Jennifer Franklin & Deborah Leipziger

Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 7:00PM ET
Event address: 
Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446-2908

In person at Brookline Booksmith! Join us for an evening of poetry with Maya Pindyck, Adrienne Marie Barrios, Jennifer Franklin, & Deborah Leipziger.

This event is part of Third Thursdays Poetry, a monthly reading series at Brookline Booksmith.

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Third Thursdays Poetry: March

Maya Pindyck's most recent poetry collection, Impossible Belonging (Anhinga Press, 2023), won the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry. She is also author of Emoticoncert (Four Way Books, 2016) and Friend Among Stones, winner of the Many Voices Project Award (New Rivers Press, 2009), and co-author of A Poetry Pedagogy for Teachers: Reorienting Classroom Literacy Practices (Bloomsbury, 2022). A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship, and grants from the Historic House Trust of New York City and Abortion Conversation Projects, Pindyck currently lives in Philadelphia where she is an assistant professor and director of Writing at Moore College of Art & Design.

Adrienne Marie Barrios is co-author of the Too Much Tongue (Autofocus Books, 2022), written collaboratively with Leigh Chadwick, and author of We Don’t Know That This Is Temporary (Stanchion Books, 2024). She is co-editor-in-chief of Reservoir Road Literary Review and editor-in-chief of CLOVES Literary. She edits award-winning novels, short story collections, poetry collections, and anthologies. Find her on Twitter @AdrienneMarie_ or online at

Jennifer Franklin holds degrees in poetry from Brown University and Columbia University School of the Arts. She has published two previous full-length collections, most recently No Small Gift (Four Way Books, 2018). A recent recipient of both a CRCF Literature Grant and a City Artist Corps NYFA grant for poetry, she lives in New York City. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Barrow Street, Bennington Review, Blackbird, Boston Review, Gettysburg Review, Guernica, JAMA, The Nation, the Paris Review, “poem-a-day” on, Prairie Schooner, and Rhino. For the past ten years, she has taught manuscript revision at the Hudson Valley Writers Center where she serves as Program Director. She also teaches in the MFA Program at Manhattanville College. For more about Franklin’s poetry, visit

Deborah Leipziger is an author, poet, and advisor on sustainability. Born in Brazil, Ms. Leipziger is the author of several books on sustainability and human rights. Her poems have been published in eight countries, in such magazines and journals as Pangyrus, Salamander, Lily Poetry Review, and Revista Cardenal. She is the co-founder of Soul-Lit, an on-line poetry magazine. Her new collection of poems, Story & Bone, was published in early 2023 by Lily Poetry Review Books. Her chapbook, Flower Map, was published by Finishing Line Press. Her work appears in numerous anthologies, including Tree Lines: 21st Century American Poems.