The release of Paper Covers Rock and Triplicity: Poems in Threes, Indigo Ink’s first flip-edition poetry chapbook, will be celebrated with a reading of poems from the collection on Friday, Oct. 21, at Buzzbin Magazine headquarters in downtown Canton.

Readers participating in the event include local artists and arts enthusiasts, business and community leaders, along with a very special appearance by poet Kristen McHenry (Seattle, Wash.), one of two authors of the unique dual chapbook. Fellow poet Chella Courington will participate remotely from Santa Barbara, Calif.

Participating Readers:

Barbara Abbott, board member, Arts In Stark, and community arts enthusiast

Al Albacete, executive director, Canton Museum of Art

Tim Belden, board member, Indigo Ink Press and owner, Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography

Denise Burton, membership and sales director, Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce

Cheli Curran, program director, Children’s Network Child Advocacy Center

Julia Dick, president, MOLA Productions and organizer, Canton Marathon

Marti Jones Dixon, artist

Craig Joseph, gallery curator, Anderson Creative

Dave Kaminski, director of education & government affairs, Canton Regional Chamber

John Kandl, professor of English, Walsh University

James Tiberius Kirk, captain, Starship Enterprise

Gail Martino, curriculum consultant, Stark County Education Service Center

“Buzzbin” Mike Nasvadi, editor, Buzzbin Magazine

Cindy Staudt, chair, department of English, Walsh University

Ryan Sweet, professor of English, Walsh University

Dina Tozzi, owner, Picciano’s Martini Lounge

The book released on Sept. 30 and is available for purchase locally at Buzzbin Magazine, Backlist Books in downtown Massillon, fine independent book retailers throughout the U.S., and the publisher’s website,

Event Details

The poetry readings will take place between 7 and 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the Buzzbin Art & Music Shop, located at 339 Cleveland Ave. NW in downtown Canton. The event is free and open to the public. Free beer and wine will be served. The book will also be for sale at the event.