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Tribute to Sam Delany UPDATED

Call for Submissions Submit your Tribute to Samuel R. Delany by April 1, 2017   Moonstone is celebrating Samuel R. Delany with a Tribute Chapbook. If Chip has been important to you, if you love his writing, if he has

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2016 Chapbook Contest Winners

The Moonstone 2016 Chapbook Contest Winner Vernita Hall “In a broad display of approaches in craft, the poet visits the history of Philadelphia in a manner reminiscent of steampunk aesthetics. Jules Verne meets W.E.B. DuBois in a time traveling romp

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2016 Poetry Ink Reading Schedule

12 NOON Bob Zell Sekai’afua Zankel Robert Zaller Dave Worrell Donna Wolf-Palacio Bill Van Buskirk Lesley Valdes JC Todd John Timpane Elaine Terranova 12:30 pm Susie Taichman-Robins Jeanne Sutton Lamont B. Steptoe Dave Steel Catherine Staples Elizabeth  Stanley Mbarek  Sryfi

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A Day of Workshops-Philly Loves Poetry Festival

Saturday April 16, 2016 Brandywine Workshop, 728 S. Broad Street Poetry as Personal History ­ A Day of Workshops Workshops are 75 minutes with 15 minutes between them “… the relationship between the craft of poetry and memoir and their

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Women’s Day-Philly Loves Poetry Festival

Philly Loves Poetry Festival The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts, 732 S. Broad Street Thursday, April 14, 2016 – Women’s Day 6:30pm – Unsilenced: Four Women of Color A multidisciplinary performance piece featuring poetry, songs, storytelling and

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The Last Bus to Camden

Rocky Wilson author of  The Last Bus to Camden “Rocky Wilson’s the real thing: not another rubber stamped MFA poet but a writer whose work begins from feeling & builds its case for what is felt in sure, solid lines…”

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Myth & Mystery by Greg Francis

Myth & Mystery   A resident of Southeastern Pennsylvania since 1976, Greg Francis has served his community as a classroom teacher, courtroom lawyer, and congressional aide. Listed in both the Internet Speculative Fiction Database and the Locus Index to Science

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Madison Hatta’s Book of Unreasonable Poems

Madison Hatta, Sonneteer, delights in writing and reciting original, whimsical sonnets about madness, Time, career & family dysfunction and the importance of drinking tea. Madison has appeared at NYC’s Boundless Tales Poetry Reading Series, Cornelia Street Café & La MaMa

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25 Short Poems by Jim Cory

Jim Cory is a poet and a fiction writer interested in history, ornithology and architecture. He has reviewed books, written essays for various publications, authored eight books or chapbooks of poetry (most recently No Brainer Variations, 2011, from Rain Mountain

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Moritat by Joe Roarty

Moritat The 2015 Moonstone Chapbook Contest winner, Moritat(German for “street ballad”) is poetry of high octane energy, passionate intelligence, supercharged, insistent blues, jazz and heightened speech rhythms, whose original language mixes dictions with masterful ease- at home on the street

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