Literature Program

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

Earth's Daughters presents

Susan Nusbaum & Trudy Stern

Gray Hair Reading Series

Susan Nusbaum Susan Dworski Nusbaum received her BA from Smith College and her law degree from the UB Law School. She is a retired criminal prosecutor living in Buffalo. She has been a frequent participant in the Chautauqua Institution Writers' Festival and poetry workshops. Her poems have won First Prizes in the Chautauqua Poetry Competition, the Buffalo Boom-days Poetry Competition, and the Hauser Poetry Competition of the Chautauqua Writers' Center. Her work has appeared in The Connecticut Review, Nimrod International Journal, Chautauqua Literary Journal, Harpur Palate, Artvoice, and The Buffalo News.

Trudy Stern Former owner of the Elmwood Avenue tea house tru-teas!, tea mistress of Buffalo, artist, and poet Trudy Stern has been a frequent contributor to poetry anthologies and Buffalo literary events for over 30 years. She holds the distinction of being the shortest tenured member of the longest running women's poetry collective and publication, Earth's Daughters. With her partner and husband Michael Morgulis, Trudy illustrated and published folios of broadsides for the inaugural readings for the then fledgling Just Buffalo in early 1978. (In those days, she was known as "Trudy Dreamer.")

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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...