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16 Counties Poetry Series

Join us on October 21st for our latest reading in the 16 Counties Poetry series!

(in)visible sisters

Visibility and obscurity. Voice and silence. Domesticity and wilds. meg willing and Shana Youngdahl invite you to take part in a feminist conversation through spoken poetry and projected art—a blending of individual expression towards the collective, a spinning of the invisible thread that connects us all.  

meg willing is a poet, editor, artist, and book designer. Her creative work has appeared in DIAGRAM, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Colorado Review, The Collagist, Be Wilder: A Word Portland Anthology, and elsewhere. The former Managing Editor of Alice James Books, she currently serves as Chapbook Editor and Chapbook Designer for BOAAT Press; Art and Design Editor for Gigantic Sequins; and Associate Director for CSArt Maine, Maine’s first community-supported art share program. She resides in the foothills of Maine. Find out more at 

Shana Youngdahl is the author of History, Advice and Other Half-Truths (Stephen F. Austin State University Press 2012) and three chapbooks, most recently Winter/Windows (Miel 2013). Individual poems have appeared in Rhino: A Poetry Journal, Shenandoah, Third Coast and others. She teaches writing at the University of Maine, Farmington where she directs the Longfellow Young Writers’ Workshop and oversees The Sandy River Review.


Upcoming Events:
16 Counties Poetry: meg willing and Shana Youngdahl
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Main Library, Rines Auditorium Audience: Adults, Seniors 16 Counties Poetry brings a range of poets from throughout Maine to the library. This October, Franklin County poets Shana Youngdahl and meg willing share their projected art and poetry project, (in)visible sisters.