There will be a Bagel Bards Celebratory Reading at the Somerville Library (main branch), Highland Avenue (next to the High School) on January 15th. There is a pot-luck reception at 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. The reading is from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This reading is to celebrate the occasion of the Somerville Library accepting # 1-8 of Bagels With The Bards Anthologies for permanent archiving in the Local History Room. The Bagel Bards is a literary organization founded by Doug Holder and Harris Gardner in 2004.
This group of poets, novelists, playwrights, poseurs, stumble-bums, and whoever joins us on Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. at the Au Bon Pain in Somerville, is an egalitarian group, an informal band of brothers and sisters, outside the mainstream, outside the academy, and just outside from the mandarin environs of the Republic of Cambridge, and the Brahmins of Boston. Some of the readers for the said event: