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April Ossmann & Victoria Redel :: Meetinghouse Readings in Canaan

The Meetinghouse Readings in Canaan are held at 7:30 pm on four Thursday evenings in July. Free and open to the public; no reservations needed. (Please, no infants, toddlers or squirmers.)

a ossmannApril Ossmann is the author of two collections of poetry, Event Boundaries (2017) and Anxious Music (2007).  She teaches poetry workshops at the Writer’s Center in White River Junction, Vermont and has also taught at the University of Maine at Farmington, and at Lebanon College.        

v redelVictoria Redel is a poet and fiction writer who has published three books of poetry and five novels which have garnered a number of awards. Her most recent book is Before Everything (2017).  She is a graduate of Dartmouth College and is now on the faculty of Sarah Lawrence. 


Moderated by Phil Pochoda, the sponsors include James Laffan, Esq., Caldwell Estate Planning, Wachovia Securities, and Mascoma Savings Bank. The Norwich Bookstore will sell current and past books by each author at the Meetinghouse. Many of the books can be purchased at the bookstore in advance, to be signed by the authors in July.

The readings are held at the 1793 Meetinghouse in Canaan, N.H.’s Historic District, located opposite the beach on Canaan Street Lake. Take Route 4 to the blinking light in Canaan; 2 miles up Canaan Street to the Old Meetinghouse. For more information, visit or call the Canaan Town Library (603) 523-9650.

Event date: 
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Canaan Street
Canaan, NH
Event Boundaries Cover Image
By Ossmann
ISBN: 9781935536857
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to check availability)
Published: Four Way Books - March 7th, 2017

Event Boundaries considers ways our relationships and growth as individuals are interdependent, whether it's possible to consider any relationship (including with ourselves) independent of the culture and environment it exists in; whether we create our culture and environment in part through the way we enact our relationships, to what degree reality is objective or a matter of perception, and how

Before Everything Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735222571
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Viking - June 27th, 2017

A group of lifetime friends gather together to confront life, love, and now mortality