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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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21st Annual Poetry Ink

100 Poets Reading Sunday, April 30, 2017 12 noon WE WANT YOU ALL: Academic Poets, Famous Poets, Free Form Poets, Street Poets, Unknown Poets, Spoken Word Poets, Published Poets, Unpublished Poets, and more   Poetry Ink is an open, festive,

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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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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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A Roomful of Truth: A Tribute to Lamont B. Steptoe

Moonstone’s Latest Publication A Roomful of Truth: A Tribute to Lamont B. Steptoe   “The Moonstone Arts Center hosted a celebration and reception for Philadelphia poet, photographer, and publisher Lamont B. Steptoe entitled A Roomful of Truth: A Tribute to

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Poetic Quid Pro Quo

Wednesday August 5, 2015 – 7pm  Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub – 1214 Sansom Street Poetic Quid Pro Quo – Another poet reads your poem, then you read it. How does it sound, does it say what you wanted it

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Who Do You Love? Charles Bukowski

Tuesday August 4, 2015, 6:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm) Moonstone Poetry @ PhillyCAM – 699 Ranstead Who Do You Love? Charles Bukowski – Broadcast Live: Comcast 66/966 & Verizon 29/30- A live poetry talk show and cover open mic, broadcast

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Leonard Gontarek and the Osage Poets

Wednesday August 12, 2015 – 7pm Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub – 1214 Sansom Street Leonard Gontarek and the Osage Poets “I have nothing but admiration and awe for The Osage Poets. There is not a more committed, talented, hard-working,

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Philadelphia’s Haiku Slam

  Wednesday July 29, 2015, 7:00pm Moonstone @ Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom Street Philadelphia’s Haiku Slam! – $5 to enter Philadelphia poets go head to head at Philadelphia’s Haiku Slam. Hosted by Warren C. Longmire  

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