RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the Zoom link to the event. Only those who RSVP will be able to attend. Ten names will be randomly selected to read. The reading starts at 7:15, and each reader will have five minutes. General donations greatly appreciated for this event at http://www.strawdogwriters.org/fund-drive Featured Reader Stephanie Shafran lives in Western MA. Her poetry and prose have appeared in anthologies such as Straw Dog’s Compass Roads and Ophelia’s Mom, edited by Nina Shandler. And in journals such as Earth’s Daughters, Whirlwind Review, Slant and Silkworm. Her poem Pears received an honorable mention in Writers’ Digest’s 2001 non-rhyming poetry competition. Last year, Stephanie’s poem After “Since Unfinished” by Richard Blanco won 3rd place in the Robert P. Collén Poetry Competition; recently she was a semi-finalist in River Styx’s Microfiction Contest. Stephanie published Awakening this spring.