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Poet's Corner: Sandy Coomer

Presented by Scarritt Bennett Center at Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville TN

Jan 27 2022
Poet's Corner: Sandy Coomer

Join fellow poetry enthusiasts for a reading by featured local poet, Sandy Coomer.

Sandy Coomer is a poet, artist, Ironman athlete, and social entrepreneur from Nashville, TN. Coomer’s poetry has been published in numerous journals, and she is the author of three poetry chapbooks and two full-length collections, Available Light (Iris Press, 2019) and The Broken Places (Saddle Road Press, 2021). Coomer is a multiple Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee and her poem, “Calligraphy” was a 2019 Best of the Net finalist. Coomer co-hosts two monthly events, “Black Dog Poetry Open Mic” and “Rockvale Poetry Book Club,” both now enjoyed via Zoom with poets from across the country.

Coomer is a three-time poetry mentor in the AWP “Writer to Writer” Mentorship Program, the founding editor of the online journal Rockvale Review, and the founder and director of Rockvale Writers’ Colony in College Grove, TN. Coomer’s favorite word is “believe.”

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1027 18th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212
(Neighborhood: Belmont / Hillsboro Village)


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