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FOBPL Poetry Reading Event
Sunday, September 17 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | add to Google Calendar
The Friends of the Bronxville Public Library are delighted to present three poets John
Barr, Marjorie Mir and Chris Goff, reading from their works on Sunday, September 17, at
3:00 pm in the Yeager Room of the Bronxville Public Library.
John Barr was the inaugural president of the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry
Magazine and the recipient of a major financial gift from Ruth Lilly. He has published
ten collections of poems, including his most recent book, The Boxer of Quirinal (Red
Hen Press, June 2023).
Chris Goff is the former General Counsel for HarperCollins Publishers. His poetry has
been published in Quarterday Review and other journals, and has won recognition in
poetry contests. He has served on the Board of the Friends of the Bronxville Public
Library and currently serves on the Board of the Bronxville Historical Conservancy.
Marjorie Mir is a retired librarian. Her poetry has appeared in Commonweal, Atlanta
Review, Eclectica, Innis Reef Poetry Journal and Ireland of the Welcomes, as well as
several anthologies. She has given readings at the Reformed Church, Bronxville Public
Library and other Westchester venues. Penny Barr will be reading selections from
The reading is free and open to the public.