2nd Saturday Poets to Host Beach Days Reading

Rehoboth beach reads
Beach Days, a collection of short stories about Rehoboth Beach

Second Saturday Poets will feature Beach Days on August 13, 5-7pm, at the Jackson Inn in Wilmington, DE. Sponsored by the Delaware Literary Connection, 2nd Saturday Poets is a monthly reading series that includes an open mic for short (three-minute) readings of poetry or prose. There is a $5 cover charge. The Jackson Inn is located at 101 N. DuPont Road, Wilmington, DE. Attendees must be over 21.

The August 13 2nd Saturday Poets event will feature readings from Beach Days. Five of the authors will be on hand, as well as editor/publisher Nancy Sakaduski. Books will be available for sale.

Barbara Nuzzo, Jen Epler, Jean Youkers, Katherine Melvin, and Lynnette Adair will read selections from their winning stories, with an open mic to follow.

Barbara Nuzzo is a founding member of Sisters in Crime’s Central Jersey Chapter. Her poetry and her mystery, romance and nonfiction stories have appeared in Woman’s World Magazine, the U.S. 1 Summer Fiction Newspaper, the Cup of Comfort book series, the Rehoboth Beach Reads series, and various other short story and poetry anthologies.

Jen Epler writes fiction and creative nonfiction. She won first place in the Delaware Literary Connection’s 2015 Spring Prose and Poetry Contest. Her short stories are published in The Beach House, The Boardwalk, Beach Days, and the Cape Henlopen Writers 2014 Anthology.

Jean Youkers loves to write fiction, poetry and humor. She is a member of the Wright Touch Writing Group and the Red Dragonfly Haiku Poets. “Beached” is her first published short story.

Katherine Melvin is a D.C.-based writer, whose story “The Break Out” won first place in the 2015 Rehoboth Beach Reads Short Story Contest. Another of her stories, “The Black Impala,” won third place in the 2014 Maryland Writers Association Contest. Katherine is currently at work on her second novel, The Master Sergeant’s Daughter.

Lynnette Adair has seemingly lived a thousand lives rolled into one and will never run out of material. Her short story “The Magical Suit” in Beach Days became the starting point for her newly published novel, The Sea Sprite Inn. She lives in Wilmington with her husband.

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