TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 7pm – POETRY
The Moonstone Poetry Series & Plan B Press Present
MICHELE BELLUOMINI, DAN MAGUIRE, JIM MANCINELLI
Michele A. Belluomini is a poet, storyteller, and librarian. Her work has been published in many journals, such as Philadelphia Poets, The FoxChase Review among others, as well as in several anthologies –including most recently, COMMONWEALTH: Contemporary Poets on Pennsylvania. She has read in many places throughout the area, for the NJ Council on the Arts, and in New York. She helped to coordinate the Monday Poets series at the Free Library of Philadelphia for 15 years.
Dan Maguire’s poetry has won local and national awards. He most recently won the Almeda Boulton Memorial Award sponsored by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies. He has read at the Library of Congress and led workshops for the NFSPS and the Philadelphia Writers Conference. He has been published in numerous poetry magazines and anthologies and has thrice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His latest publication is a chapbook, Finding the Words, from Plan B Press.
Jim Mancinelli is a living, writing, working Philadelphian. His first chapbook, Primer, was self-published. His second chapbook, In Deep, was published by Plan B Press. His writing is informed by the spirit, the earth, the heavens, and the voices of his Italian heritage. His poems have appeared in various issues of Philadelphia Poets, The Schuylkill Valley Journal of the Arts, and Poetry Ink, an anthology of Philadelphia poets. He has been a featured reader in various Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware venues and a featured reader on Live from Kelly Writer’s House. Jim teaches in the Speech-Language-Hearing Science Program at La Salle University in Philadelphia.