Poetry on Brick Street will present Stephen R. Roberts as the featured poet at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 1, at Eagle Creek Coffee Company, 10 S. Main St. An open mic for poets will follow the featured speaker.
Roberts, born and raised in Noblesville, graduated from Earlham College and has lived with his wife outside Westfield for 30 years.
Now retired after 35 years in the insurance claims business, Roberts has been a member of the Writers’ Center of Indiana since 1980. He has given readings at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in Bloomington and Chicago, as well as various Indianapolis venues.
He has published nearly 400 poems in more than 300 literary periodicals including Borderlands, BlueStem, New Laurel Review, Briar Cliff Review, Willow Springs, Water–Stone, Comstock Review, Slant, and Blueline.
Roberts also has five published chapbooks. Almost Music from Between Places, from Chatterhouse Press, is his first full-length publication.
For more information, e-mail Brick Street Poetry, Inc. board member Susan Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 219-9337. Coffee, food and drinks from Eagle Creek’s menu will be available for sale.