Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub
1214 Sansom Street.
Wednesday June 25, 2014 – 7pm
“Love and Marriage”
with Janet Mason & Barbara McPherson
Janet Mason is an award winning writer of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, whose literary commentary is regularly featured on This Way Out, an international LGBT radio syndicate based in Los Angeles and aired on more than 400 radio stations in the U.S. and abroad. Her chapbooks of poetry, include When I Was Straight (Insight To Riot Press) and a woman alone (Cycladic Press). Her book, Tea Leaves: a memoir of mothers and daughters was published by Bella Books in 2012 was chosen by the American Library Association to be on its 2013 Over the Rainbow List of notable LGBT books. She is currently at work on a novel.You can visit her at www.amusejanetmason.com
Barbara McPherson is a talented multi-percussionist. She has performed widely – from Oregon to New York and has recorded with the pagan pop group Kiva, the Anna Crusis Women’s Choir, the women’s percussion ensemble, Tre, and others. Barbara is also a main character in Tea Leaves. She and Janet have been together for thirty years. They were married last year in Montgomery County and this year (woopee!) their marriage is legal in the state of Pennsylvania.
Open Reading Follows, Suzan Jivan host.