Leonard Gontarek is the author of six books of poems, including, Take Your Hand Out of My Pocket, Shiva (2016), and He Looked Beyond My Faults and Saw My Needs (2013), both published by Hanging Loose Press. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Poet Lore, Verse, Blackbird, The Spinning Jenny, and The Best American Poetry, among others. 50 poets have responded with poems and comments - 20 of them will be reading at the event on Sunday. A Chapbook with the 50 poems is available for purchase ($10.00, The Moonstone Press). Cover Photo by Catherine Gontarek
Interview and Readings Series on PhillyCAM: Featuring Lillian Dunn, Peter Krok, Paul Siegell from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on September 5, 2017.
There are there are over 50 organizations that promote poetry in the Philadelphia area. They represent every poetry form, ethnic background, age, gender and community. This series consists of a panel of guest poets and artists discussing the opportunities which their group or organization provides for poets in Philly as well as the themes that influence them. The program is broadcast live on the first Tuesday of each month. The program is free and open to everyone, please join us!