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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ALL: Academic Poets, Famous Poets, Free Form Poets, Street Poets, Unknown Poets, Spoken Word Poets, Published Poets, Unpublished Poets, and more   Poetry Ink is an open, festive,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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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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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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19th Annual Poetry Ink(2015)

19th Annual Poetry Ink: 100 Poets Reading- Sunday, April 26 2015 @ Noon Please Note Date Change Brandywine Workshop, 728 S. Broad St. Academic Poets, Famous Poets, Free Form Poets, Street Poets, Unknown Poets, Spoken Word Poets, Published Poets, Unpublished

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Check out Poem of the Day at Moonstone Arts Center!

We have a new twitter page: @podmac which encourages poetic types to share their Poem of the Day! And feel free to leave a poem at the end of this post as a comment!

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Houses for Haiti

FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 6pm Music – Refreshments – Silent AuctionTickets: $20.00 Special Appearance by SONIA SANCHEZMusic by THE JONATHAN MICHEL TRIOAnd Speakers just back from Haiti and Habitat for Humanity Co-Sponsored by: The Brothers Network, The Moonstone Arts Center, Scribe

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Saturday, 2/27 – 8pm – WARRIOR WRITERS: When They Come Home – $5 Suggested Donation

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 8pm – READING – $5 Suggested DonationWARRIOR WRITERS: When They Come HomePresented by The Warrior Writers ProjectSupported by: Studio 34 *Yoga * Healing *Arts and Robin’s Books & Moonstone Arts The Writer Warrior Project’s mission is to

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Wed., February 24, 7pm – Celebration of Life for DON BELTON

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 7pm – SPECIAL EVENTCELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR DON BELTONCo-sponsored by Art Sanctuary, Giovanni’s Room & Moonstone Arts Center You are invited to join us in remembering Don Belton, who was murdered on December 28, 2009. We invite

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