Poets Major Jackson, Brian Clements, Matthew Olzmann, and Kerrin McCadden, along with survivor and GunSense VT Executive Director Clai Lasher-Sommers, Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Abbey Clements, and a representative of Moms Demand Action will read their work and selections from the anthology Bullets Into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence (Beacon Press, 2018).
Tickets – $5 and support GunSense Vermont.
December 6, 2017, 7:30 pm
Book People of Moscow
521 S Main Street
Moscow, ID 83843
December 13, 2017, 6 – 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library
(Central library location in Copley Square)
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
INTRODUCTION BY ANDRE DUBUS III
Scheduled Poets and Guests:
Editors Brian Clements, Dean Rader, Alexandra Teague
Poets Martín Espada, Jill McDonough, and Rebecca Morgan Frank
Scheduled Citizen Responders in attendance including: Aimee Tavares, (National Organizing Director for Moms Demand Action), Abbey Clements (Second-Grade Teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012, and Gun Violence Prevention Activist), Clai Lasher-Sommers (Fellow of Everytown for Gun Safety), Joe Quint (Photographer and Curator of “It Takes Us” and Dr. William Begg (emergency doctor on duty at Sandy Hook shootings).
February 5, 2018, 7 pm
Sixth & I
600 I Street
Washington, DC 20001
The anthology’s editors—Brian Clements, Alexandra Teague, and Dean Rader—and contributors, as well as those working to prevent gun violence in DC, will share readings and reflections, followed by a panel conversation with Senator Chris Murphy.