Poet, John Ronan’s newest book, Taking the Train of Singularity South from Midtown is about coming together, with the title poem about riding the One Train in Manhattan and celebrating the diversity of people, the e pluribus people. Join Ronan for a talk and reading as he introduces his poetry and the personal connections to Gloucester found in his most recent work, including "Good Harbor, Home," which was written for and read at John Bell's first inauguration as Mayor of Gloucester. Through Taking the Train of Singularity South from Midtown Ronan hopes to convey that love and language create community.
John Ronan is a poet, playwright, movie producer and journalist. He has received national honors for his poetry and is a former National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, Ucross Fellow, Bread Loaf Scholar and Poet Laureate of Gloucester, MA. In 2010, his volume of poetry, Marrowbone Lane, won Highly Recommended honors from the Boston Authors Club. As a playwright, Ronan’s works include The Yeats Game and The Early Bird Special. John is also founder of the media production company American Storyboard, a teacher of film and host of Cape Ann Television’s The Writer’s Block with John J. Ronan which celebrates its 27th anniversary in the 2016-17 seasons.
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