December 11, 2022
The Skate House
Mead St. & Meadowbrook Ln.
South Orange, NJ 07079
Watershed Literary Events presents: A Tribute to Public School Teachers
Sunday, December 11, 2022
Join us for our last event of 2022 as we honor teachers and poets Victor Alcindor, Mary Brancaccio, Kathy Kremins, Stacey Z Lawrence, and Ras Heru Stewart.
Victor Alcindor is the author of Stand Mute (Get Fresh Books, 2018). An American poet of Haitian descent, his poems have appeared in HIV Here & Now Anthology, Lunch Ticket, Insanity's Horse Literary Magazine, and elsewhere. He teaches at West Orange High School.
Mary Brancaccio taught English and Creative Writing at Columbia High School and Livingston High School. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. Brancaccio’s first full-length collection of poetry, Fierce Geometry, is just out from Get Fresh Books.
Kathy Kremins' poetry chapbook, Undressing the World, was published in 2022 by Finishing Line Press. Kathy’s recent work appears in Drunk Monkeys, Paterson Literary Review, The Night Heron Barks, Stay Salty: Life in the Garden State, Stillwater Review, and elsewhere.
Stacey Z Lawrence currently teaches Poetry and English at Columbia High School. Her debut collection of poems is Fall Risk (Finishing Line Press, 2021). Stacey’s poetry has been short-listed for the Fish Prize and nominated for a Pushcart Prize, among other honors.
Ras Heru Stewart is a Newark-born poet, artist, creative entrepreneur, and educator. He is the author of The Book of Heru: A Poet’s Portrait and The Rubicon, both published by Rebel Ink Publishing. He currently teaches LA at Delia Bolden Elementary School in South Orange.