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Foundlings Press is pleased to announce the release of Porch Watch, a chapbook of poetry by Ansie Baird, on May 9, 2019, at the Just Buffalo Literary Center. Baird’s first release of poetry since 2016’s popular The Solace of Islands, Porch Watch has already earned advance praise from contemporary poets and authors including Eamon Grennan, Philip Schultz, Janet McNally, and Judith Goldman.
Baird will read from Porch Watch on May 9, 2019, at the Just Buffalo Literary Center, 468 Washington St. #2, Buffalo, N.Y., 14203. The reception starts at 7pm. Beer, wine, and snacks will be provided, and copies of the book will be on sale.
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About Ansie Baird
Ansie Baird received her M.A. in English from SUNY Buffalo in 1979. She taught for forty years at The Buffalo Seminary, is a former editor of Audit Magazine and Earth’s Daughters, has taught for Just Buffalo in their Writers in Education program for many years (a participant in Poetry in the Schools) and was an original member of the Albright-Knox collaborative entitled: A Picture’s Worth A Thousand Words. Her work has been published in The Paris Review, The Southern Review, Poetry Northwest, and numerous other journals. Her book, In Advance Of All Parting, won the White Pine Press national poetry competition and was published by White Pine Press in 2009. In May 2016 she was one of four poets included in a book entitled Four Buffalo Poets published by Outriders Press. In September 2016 her second full-length collection of poems, The Solace of Islands, was published by BlazeVOX Press.