Miles River Open Readings

The Miles River Open Readings will feature as its invited reader on December 19th, Annabel Young, a talented young poet and fiction writer.

Annabel Young is an honor student at Gunston day school where she was awarded a merit scholarship.  At school, Annabel participates in drama club, chorale and environmental club. She rows on the varsity crew team and races in numerous regattas throughout the year. She is also on the yearbook committee and was recently selected as the only sophomore student to serve on an administrative board to examine how the Gunston campus can improve its environmental policies.

Annabel is a participant in the John’s Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and was awarded special recognition for her statewide high score on the Verbal SAT. She was the recipient of a Gold Key Award in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in 2008 in the short story category. She has also volunteered throughout her middle and high school years at Pickering Creek Audubon Center, where she serves a junior counselor each summer. Annabel enjoys singing in Easton with the Tidewater Chamber Singers, a selective audition only group who perform throughout the Eastern Shore.

Remember: Miles River Open Readings: at The St Michaels Perk, 402 South Talbot Street. St Michaels, MD. Sign up to read (8 minutes) at 6:45 pm, readings from 7pm for as long as they last (but not past 8 pm). Invited reader reads (not later than) 8 pm.

Coffee, tea, things to eat, available for purchase at The Perk!

For more information on upcoming readers please see:

Miles River Open Readings

“November 21, St Michaels Perk, 402 South Talbot Street St Michaels
Come to read your work (8 minutes)! 6:45 sign up, readings 7-8. Invited reader at 8 pm : Maggie Rowe.

Maggie Rowe teaches poetry at the Wellness Community Center in New Castle County, where the class is compiling an anthology to be launched in the spring. She was a 2004 recipient of the Delaware Division of the Arts Fellowship in Literature for Poetry. She is a past winner of the Academy of American Poets Award at the University of Delaware. Her poems and stories have been published in national and statewide publications, including Oberon and The Sun magazines and the “”Art and Poetry”” collection published by the Biggs Museum of American Art in 2007. Her work is included in the new University of Delaware Press anthology, “”On the Mason-Dixon Line.”” She lives in Newark, Delaware with her husband, Bill, and the youngest of her three children.”