Café Muse featuring poets Lisa Hase-Jackson and Marcia Pelletiere

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The Word Works and The Writer’s Center present poets Lisa Hase-Jackson and Marcia Pelletiere. Café Muse opens at 7 pm with refreshments and classical guitar by Michael Davis; readings begin at 7:30. Open mic to follow!


LISA HASE-JACKSON is the author of Flint & Fire (The Word Works, 2019), her debut collection and the winner of the 2018 Hilary Tham Capital Collection Series judged by Jericho Brown. She is a graduate of the Converse College Low-Residency MFA program and the Kansas State University Master’s in English program. Her poems have appeared in such literary magazines as Midwest Quarterly, Pilgrimage, and The South Carolina among others. She is the managing editor for South 85 Journal and teaches part-time at the College of Charleston. Lisa Hase-Jackson lives in Charleston, SC.

MARCIA PELLETIERE is a poet, singer/composer, interdisciplinary artist, and the author of A Crown of Hornets (Four Way Books, 2019) and Miracle with Roasted Hens (Spit, Bite Press, 2011). Her poems and poetry videos have appeared in publications and festivals including Ploughshares, JAMA, Prairie Schooner, Light Up Poole Digital Art Festival, and Bath Film Festival. Little Noises (Saf’lini Music, 2005) is a two-CD collection of her poetry set to music by over 20 musicians. She is a founding member of the award-winning a cappella group “The Accidentals.” Marcia Pelletiere lives in Montclair, NJ.