Slam Mistress: Faith
Lisa Starr, Rhode Island’s poet laureate, moved to Block Island in 1986 and never wanted to leave. An inn-keeper (the Hygeia House), a mother, a basketball coach and a champion of fun and freedom of speech, her family, and poetry, she’s a two-time Rhode Island poetry fellowship winner, a former college instructor, waitress with 2 full-length collections of poetry : Days of Dogs and Driftwood (1993) and This Place Here (2001), and her individual works appear in journals and publications around the country. Starr is the founder of the Block Island Poetry Project.
HEY YOU! DO YOUR TAXES NEXT WEEK — COME DOWN AND HEAR LISA AND SLAM!!