2012-06-28 / About Town

Poetry readings, book signing at Island Heron

Gretchen Steele Pratt, the author of “One Island,” a book of poems that was chosen as the winner of the 2009 Anhinga Prize for Poetry, will read some of her work and hold a book signing at The Island Heron on Monday, July 2, at 7:45 p.m.

Pratt’s poetry has been published in “Best American Poetry 2011.” Her writing is greatly influence by her time spent in Jamestown and on Block Island.

Also, Brookes Moody, a Jamestown resident who recently graduated from The New School in New York City with a master’s degree in creative writing with a concentration in poetry, will read her master’s thesis titled “The Water People.”

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