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The 9th annual Voices Carry reading will be held Saturday, October 26, at 3 p.m. at the Decatur Library Auditorium, 215 Sycamore St. The featured poets are Cecilia Woloch, Jessie Carty, Helen Losse and Erica Wright. Poet, novelist and INtown editor Collin Kelley will host. The reading is presented by Poetry Atlanta and Georgia Center for the Book. The event is free and open to the public and books will be available for sale. For directions and more information,

Featured Poets

Cecilia Woloch is the author of the poetry collections Sacrifice, Tsigan: The Gypsy Poem, Late and Carpathia. A recipient of an NEA Fellowship, Woloch teaches at the University of Southern California as well as hosting workshops around the world, including the annual Paris Poetry Workshop.

Jessie Carty is the author of the poetry collections An Amateur Marriage, Paper House, Fat Girl and the newly-published Morph from Sibling Rivalry Press. She is the founding editor ofReferential Magazine.

Helen Losse is poetry editor emeritus of Dead Mule School of Southern Literature and the author of the poetry collections Mansion of Memory, Seriously Dangerous, Better With Friends and Gathering the Broken Pieces.

Erica Wright is the author of Instructions for Killing the Jackal and the chapbook Silt. Her debut crime novel, The Red Chameleon, will be published next year by Pegasus Books. She is the poetry editor at Guernica Magazine.

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.