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Poetry at the Point - July 23 with Jenny Molberg, Cassie Donish, and Allison Cundiff

POETRY AT THE POINT on July 23 will feature poets Jenny Molberg, Cassie Donish, and Allison Cundiff. Poetry at the Point is held at THE FOCAL POINT in Maplewood on the 4th Tuesday of the month. This reading series invites local and regional poets, and established and up-and-coming poets to share their words. The event is free. 

JENNY MOLBERG is the author of Marvels of the Invisible (winner of the 2014 Berkshire Prize, Tupelo Press, 2017) and Refusal (forthcoming, LSU Press). She is the recipient of a 2019-2020 Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work has recently appeared in Ploughshares, Gulf Coast, Tupelo Quarterly, and The Missouri Review.  She teaches creative writing at the University of Central Missouri, where she directs Pleiades Press and edits Pleiades magazine. Find her online at

CASSIE DONISH is the author of The Year of the Femme (University of Iowa Press, 2019), selected by Brenda Shaughnessy as winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, and Beautyberry (Slope Editions, 2018). Her nonfiction chapbook On the Mezzanine (2019) was selected by Maggie Nelson as winner of the Gold Line Press Chapbook Competition. Her writing has appeared in The Cincinnati Review, Best New Poets, Colorado Review, VICE, jubilat, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review Online, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. She earned her MFA from Washington University in St. Louis, and she currently teaches and writes at the University of Missouri in Columbia.

ALLISON CUNDIFF’s poetry publications include Just to See How It Feels (2018, Word Press), Otherings (2016, Golden Antelope Press), and In Short, A Memory of the Other on a Good Day, co-authored with Steven Schreiner (2014, Golden Antelope Press). She is an adjunct Professor of English at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri and an English teacher at Parkway North High School in Creve Coeur, Missouri. 

The Focal Point is at 2720 Sutton.  Parking is free in the lot on nearby Marietta Avenue or street parking. Readings start at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments available at the Maya Cafe next door. For more information or to read for the series contact Poetry at the Point Curator at

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Event Date 07-23-2019 7:30 pm
Focal Point
2720 Sutton Boulevard Maplewood, MO 63119 US
Focal Point
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