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Porch Signing with Poet Ed Doyle-Gillespie

The Ivy is excited to welcome poet Edward Doyle-Gillespie for an outdoor signing of his poetry collections! Stop by the Ivy on the evening of November 6 to meet Ed and have your book signed.

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Edward Gillespie is a Baltimore City Police officer. A 16-year veteran of the force, he has worked in patrol, operations, and education among other specializations. Currently, he is engaged in the training, teaching, and planning of the BPD’s movement towards police reform. His books of poetry include Masala Tea and Oranges, On the Later Addition of Sancho Panza, Socorro Prophecy, and Aerial Act. His most recent title is Gentrifying the Plague House, an exploration of our world of social upheaval and pandemic. He is a former teacher who holds a BA in History from George Washington University, and a Master of Liberal Arts from Johns Hopkins University.

Links to explore Ed's work:

"Policing Speaks to Poetry" with Frostburg Center for Literary Arts

Cameo: Edward Doyle-Gillespie - Baltimore Magazine

Q&A with Edward Doyle-Gillespie, Author of “Gentrifying the Plague House” | Apprentice House Press / Loyola University Maryland

Slate: Arresting Poetry

London Grip Poetry Review: "Gentrifying the Plague House"






Event Details

Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 11:00am


The Ivy Bookshop - Front Porch, 5928 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD 21209

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