John Estes, Ph.D., assistant professor of English and director of the creative writing program at Malone University will read selections from his newly published book of poetry, Kingdom Come, Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. at 2nd April Galerie & Studios located at 324 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, 44702. The event is free and open to the public. For information on where to buy Estes' book, go to johnestes.org. You may also purchase a copy for the author to sign at the event.
Reviews of Kingdom Come:
"John Estes' poems—precise, quizzical, erudite, playful—remind us of the revelatory work wit can do when matched to a sensuous mind."
~ Michele Glazer
Author of On Tact, & the Made Up World
"These are the poems of the perplexed. More specifically, they are the poems of the perplexed but good-humored, the perplexed but well-disposed—an all but forgotten species of intellectual whose lineage includes Chesterton, Orwell, and Lippmann. They are, moreover, poems that treat domestic life—life in common—with due respect, and with intermittent awe."
~ Scott Cairns, Author of Compass of Affection