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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

Joanne Leva is the founder and executive director of the Montgomery County Poet Laureate Program (MCPL).  Joanne has been writing and performing her poetry since 1991 and has organized poetry readings for 100 Thousand Poets for Change, Headhouse Square, the Seven Arts Fest

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

Elliott batTzedek holds an MFA in Poetry and Poetry in Translation from Drew University; her translation of Dance of the Lunatic by the Israeli lesbian writer Shez won the Robert Bly Translation prize, judged by Martha Collins. She is also

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Whirlwind 10th Issue Launch Party

We will be celebrating the work of local and international poets who bear witness to issues of social justice. This winter issue release will showcase a marathon reading of six featured poets, including Vernita Hall, Ryan Eckes, Savannah Cooper-Ramsey, Sandra

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

Jeffrey Ethan Lee’s award-winning books of poetry include identity papers, invisible sister, The Sylf, and Towards Euphoria. Lee teaches writing courses at Muhlenberg College, Drexel University, and the Community College of Philadelphia. Since 2007, he has directed the Many Mountains Moving Press.   Charles O’Hay

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

Nicole Rollender is the author of the poetry collection, Louder Than Everything You Love and the poetry chapbooks Arrangement of Desire , Absence of Stars, Ghost Tongue, and Bone of My Bone, a winning manuscript in Blood Pudding Press’s 2015 Chapbook Contest. Her work has appeared

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

Julia Bouwsma is the author of Work by Bloodlight, chosen by Linda Pastan as the winner of the 2015 Cider Press Review Book Award. Bouwsma lives off-the-grid in the mountains of western Maine, where she is a poet, freelance editor,

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Moonstone Poetry @ PhillyCAM

2017 Philly Loves Poetry Interview and Readings Series on PhillyCAM The 34th Street Poets, one of the longest-running poetry groups in the Philadelphia area (since 1992), meets weekly and currently comprises seven members: Alyson Shore Adler, Deidra Greenleaf Allan, Sandra

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

Lamont B. Steptoe – “I am a poet, photographer and publisher, been writing since I was ten years old. I’m a Vietnam Veteran and father with an adult daughter. I have published twelve collections of my own poetry the latest

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

Amy Small-McKinney won The Kithara Book Prize 2016 for her second full-length collection of poems, Walking Toward Cranes and is author of Life is Perfect. Small-McKinney was twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, was the 2011 Montgomery County Poet Laureate,

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

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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