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Wordsmiths Series presents novelist Carole Maso and poet Cheryl Baldi

Award-winning authors will read from their works on March 13 at Bucks County Community College’s Newtown Campus


Bucks County Community College’s Wordsmiths Reading Series presents award-winning novelist Carole Maso and former Bucks County Poet Laureate Cheryl Baldi on Friday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m., at Newtown.

Maso is the author of novels Mother and Child, Ghost Dance and The Art Lover; a collection of short-fiction stories; an essay collection; and many other books. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Lannan Fellowship. Maso is a professor of literary arts at Brown University in Rhode Island.


Baldi, the 1989 Bucks County Poet Laureate, was a finalist for the Robert Frasier Poetry Award and the Francis Locke Memorial Award. Her work was also nominated for the 2008 Best New Poets Anthology. Her first poetry collection The Shapelessness of Water was published in 2018, and she is currently working on a second, In the Golden Hour. Baldi has taught at Bucks County Community College, worked as a freelance editor, and facilitated community-based workshops exploring women’s lives through literature.

Maso and Baldi will read from their works in room 142 of Tyler Hall on the campus at 275 Swamp Road, Newtown. Admission and parking are free.

The Wordsmiths Reading Series is part of the Bucks Live! series of innovative programs designed to inform, inspire and enrich the life of greater Bucks County, sponsored by the Bucks County Community College Cultural Affairs Committee. To learn more, contact Dr. Ethel Rackin at 215-497-8719 or ethel.rackin@bucks.edu.

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