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Poetry Reading with Maggie Smith and Stephan Delbos

Sunday, October 29, 2023
Doors | 4:15pm // Show | 5pm
Master of Ceremony and Plymouth Poet Laureate Stephan Delbos: 

Stephan Delbos, the first Poet Laureate of Plymouth, Massachusetts, is the author of the poetry chapbook In Memory of Fire (Cape Cod Poetry Review, 2017), and the poetry collections Light Reading (BlazeVOX, 2019); Small Talk (Dos Madres Press, 2021); and Two Poems (Literary Salon, 2021). His scholarly study, The New American Poetry and Cold War Nationalism, was published by Palgrave in 2021. A winner of the PEN/Heim Translation Grant, he has translated widely from contemporary and surrealist Czech poets. He is a founding editor of B O D Y ( Read more about Stephan’s work at:

Nationally Renowned Poet and Author Maggie Smith:
Maggie Smith – Maggie Smith is the author of six award-winning books: You Could Make This Place BeautifulLamp of the Body, The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison, and Good Bones, named by the Washington Post as one of the Five Best Poetry Books of 2017, Keep Moving, and Goldenrod. The title poem of Good Bones was called the “Official Poem of 2016” by Public Radio International and has been translated into nearly a dozen languages. Smith’s poems have appeared in the New York Times, Tin House, The Believer, The Paris Review, Kenyon Review, Best American Poetry, and on the CBS primetime drama Madam Secretary. A Pushcart Prize winner, Smith has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Academy of American Poets, the Ohio Arts Council, and the Sustainable Arts Foundation.

Sponsored by America’s Hometown Laureates, Inc. & Town of Plymouth Promotions Grant

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