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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom Street
July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anthony Palma’s work has appeared in publications such as The Mad Poet’s Review, Italiana Americana, and Harbinger Asylum. Recently, he has taken a renewed interest in the connections between poetry and other forms of expression such as performance and visual a…rt. He teaches composition at Rowan University and also teaches classes at Saint Joseph’s University. He lives in West Chester, and when not teaching or writing, he enjoys martial arts, painting, music, and spending time with family and friends. Brooke Palma grew up in Philadelphia and transplanted to West Chester 10 years ago. A legal receptionist and administrator by day and poet by night, she studied English, Italian, and Ceramics at Saint Joseph’s University.
Brooke Palma grew up in Philadelphia and transplanted to West Chester 10 years ago. A legal receptionist and administrator by day and poet by night, she studied English, Italian, and Ceramics at Saint Joseph’s University. She has been published in The Mad Poet’s Review and has been reading her poems in and around the city. As the child of an immigrant, many of her poems focus on the connections between culture and identity. In her free time, she also enjoys reading, cooking, and shopping.
Charlie O’Hay’s poems have appeared in over 100 journals, including Mudfish, West Branch, Painted Bride Quarterly, Cortland Review, Gargoyle and The New York Quarterly. He is the recipient of a 1995 Fellowship in Poetry from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. “Far from Luck” is his first collection of poems and photographs. His second book is “Smoking In Elevators.” Since 2010, Charlie’s ongoing photo series “Everyone Has a Name” has shared images and stories of the homeless in Center City Philadelphia to promote understanding, dignity, and an end to homelessness in America.
Host: Sean Lynch, An open mic will follow the featured readers. The event is free and 21+.