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Father-daughter team of poets to offer reading

June 4, 2014

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Art Society (CAS) will present local poet William Greenfield and his daughter Sonia Greenfield for a reading of their poetry at the CAS Arts Center on Saturday, June 7 from 3 to 4 p.m.

Sonia was born and raised in Peekskill, NY and now calls Los Angeles her home. Her poetry has been published in a variety of journals including The Massachusetts Review, The Antioch Review, and Rattle. She was a Pushcart nominee for 2011, and her work can also be found in the “2010 Best American Poetry.” A fiction writer and essayist as well, her prose can be found in a variety of places including Mamalode, the Monarch Review, Role Reboot, and the Bellevue Literary Review.

William began writing poetry in college, and thanks his daughter for giving him the spark to start writing again. His poems have appeared in The Barbaric Yawp, The Storyteller Magazine, and The Artistic Muse. He won The Storyteller Magazine’s People’s Choice Award. He lives up in Sullivan County in the middle of the woods, and he likes it there.