ATKINSON - Atkinson resident Carolyn Gregsak will be reading from her collection of poetry, “Flight of Migration” at the Toadstool Bookstore in Peterborough on Sat., April 26, at 2:00 p.m. She will talk about the origins of her poetry and also read from her current project. Her new work, a novel titled Dreaming Portugal is based on her experiences while living in Portugal.
Ms. Gregsak moved to New Hampshire from Connecticut after completing undergraduate studies in literature and poetry. She became a teacher and outspoken advocate for children with learning issues.
Ms. Gregsak writes short stories and children’s stories as well, and continues to work in mixed-media collage. She is the founder of The Synectics Project which has produced several art exhibits for and about women’s creativity. Ms. Gregsak’s writing has appeared in The Ajax Poetry Letter; A Scent of Apple; Women’s Caucus for Art; Touchstone Magazine; and Weaving Our Voices, Weaving Our Future. Her work has also been recognized by the Poetry Society of New Hampshire.