Viewpoints With Jeffrey Perkins at The Watermill Center

Poet and author Jeffrey Perkins. © Maria Baranova Suzuki/COURTESY THE WATERMILL CENTER.

Next up at The Watermill Center, join poet and author Jeffrey Perkins for Viewpoints on Wednesday, October 27,  at 5:30 p.m. for a live, online  reading of his latest work, followed by an open conversation and Q&A moderated by Susan Merrell of Stony Brook Southampton.

Perkins is a queer poet who was raised on a farm in rural New Hampshire. He earned his BA from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana in Peace and Global Studies and his MA in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts Boston. He received his MFA in Poetry from Bennington College where he was the recipient of the Jane Kenyon Memorial Scholarship. His poems have been published in Tupelo Quarterly, The Adroit Journal, Memorious, Rhino, The Cortland Review, and The Massachusetts Review, among other journals.

Viewpoints is The Watermill Center’s year-round conversation series, granting artists and art enthusiasts the opportunity to gather and discuss creative themes vital to the contemporary moment. Hosted at both its East End campus and online, Viewpoints engages with the community through intriguing dialogue, artist talks, and lectures that span across disciplines.

For this virtual event, all attendees will receive a Zoom link the morning of the event via email. Viewpoints will be recorded and made available for viewing the following week. For details, visit