The Plymouth State University Poets and Writers will host Beatstock, an evening of poetry beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 9 at the Common Man Inn in Plymouth.
Beatstock is the first annual event and fundraiser for the organization which consists entirely of young writers from the University.
Beatstock will feature poetry and storytelling from six artists: Faculty members Elizabeth Ahl, Paul Rogalus, Scott Coykendall and Pat Armstrong, and students Crystal Lavoie and Cara Losier. Poets and writers will offer a silent auction for books signed by renowned poets Donald Hall, Robert Bly and others. Refreshments will be available throughout the evening.
Plymouth State University Poets and Writers is striving to promote writing and literature in Plymouth, throughout New Hampshire and beyond. Beatstock is just one of several events sponsored by PSU Poets and Writers, including “The Walls Have Ears” writing group, open mic nights hosted at Biederman’s Deli in Plymouth, a performance ofThe Vagina Monologues, student film competitions,
poetry competitions, a lending library, an editorial service, a series of one act plays and the biannual literary journal, Centripetal.
Beatstock is open to all individuals who appreciate poetry, storytelling, literature or entertainment Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for PSU faculty and staff, and $15 general admission. Tickets are available by
phone or at the door.
For more information about Beatstock, contact the PSU Poets and Writers at (603) 535-2236.