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PHILLY LOVES HAIKU – Host: Charles S. Carr
October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
2017 Philly Loves Poetry Interview and Readings Series on PhillyCAM, 699 Ranstead Street
Did you know that there are over 50 organizations that promote poetry in the Philadelphia area? They represent every poetry form, every ethnic background, every age, gender and community. This series ll consist of an interview with the directors of these groups followed by a reading by group members. The program will be broadcast live on the first Tuesday of each month. The program is free and open to everyone. Please join us.
Henry Brann is the roving ambassador of the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association, where he has served on the board for twenty five years in various roles including Board President. Robin Pally currently is the Secretary of the board of the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association and is administrator of the Annual Haiku Competition for seventh through twelfth grades. Lamont Steptoe is the author of fourteen collections of poetry while also serving as editor for two books b y the late South African poet, Dennis Brutus. Steptoe is the winner of an American Book Award, a Pew Fellowship in the Arts and is founder of Whirlwind Press.