Sunday Poetry at BookHampton
Sunday July 29th at 4pm
Mira J. Spektor
Poets Read from Their Work
Director, Lucas Hunt
20 Main Street Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Richard Lynn was raised in the wilds of northwestern Connecticut, went to school with CharlesIves’ granddaughters, and shucked corn for Marian Anderson (the nearest he came to culture). Heattended the University of Chicago, and then joined the U.S.Navy. Lynn retired from commerce(NYC) at his earliest opportunity, to conduct a life of strenuous leisure. He did post-graduatestudies in English Renaissance Literature at Oxford with John Carey, Emrys Jones, Robin Robbinsand Richard McCabe. He published articles in The Nabokovian and Spenser Studies, and avolume of poetry called Bottom’s Dream (Accabonac University Press). Lynn has lived in EastHampton since 1990.
When not actively raising her son, Jane pursues adventures in the mountains, onthe road, and on rivers. She lived in Paris and taught law and business. After Wellesley, she livedin Madrid and Sevilla and translated post-Spanish Civil War poetry. Shaffer is working on hersecond novel, about a jazz couple on a road trip West, and is releasing a new volume of poetry,Pocket Poems for Part-Time Locals Here on Earth (East). It is about the local fauna, flora, sports,and all situations romantic here in the Hamptons. She divides her time between Old Snowmass,Colorado, New York, and Sag Harbor.
Mira J Spektor is a poet, composer and lyricist and the author of THE ROAD TO NOVEMBER. Mira's songs, musicals & chamber operas are internationally recognized and include THE HOUSEWIVES CANTATA, LADY OF THE CASTLE, GIOVANNI THE FEARLESS and theaward-winning VILLA DIODATI, about the life of Mary Shelly and Lord Byron (film version 2012 byBank Street Films.) Born in Berlin and raised in Paris, Mira resides in NYC and East Hampton.