Moonstone Poetry lives on with weekly series

Moonstone Poetry Lives with a
weekly series of poetry readings at

Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom
Street.

Each week of the month will have a different host. All programs will include an open reading.

First Wednesday of the month be coordinated and hosted by Elijah B. Pringle, III, former on-air host of Panoramic Poetry at October Gallery.com, he is the author of At the Cornerstone, Feeding the Sparrow, and Second Saturday at Serenity. His work has been in Edison Poetry Review, Fox Chase Review, The God’s Must Be Bored, and will have a Feature is The River Poets Journal.

February 6, 2013 – Come join us for first
Wednesdays at Fergie for Poetic Quid Pro Quo. What is poetic quid pro quo ? This is about: fellow poets reading your work! and you reading the works of fellow poets! Bring at least one poem for someene else to read.  You read/recite one and read the work of one of the poets in attendance.  Then someone else has the pleasure of reading your work.  For more information call elijah at 267.312.3600

Second Wednesday of the month will be coordinated and hosted by Charles Carr, a native Philadelphian, born and raised in Southwest Germantown. In 2007 Charles was Mad Poets Review First Prize Winner for his poem “Waiting To Come North”.  In 2009 Cradle Press of St. Louis published Charles’s first book of poetry: paradise, pennsylvania. Charles’ poems have been published in various print and on-line local and national poetry journals.  Charles has recited his poems at various regional poetry events.  Haitian Mud Pies will be published in
2013.

February 13, 2013 – Katherine Bancroft and Steve Burke

Third Wednesday of the month be coordinated and hosted by Dave Worrell, whose first chapbook titled “We Who Were Bound” was published in August 2012 by Casa de Cinco Hermanas Press.  His poems have appeared in U.S. 1 Worksheets, Mad Poets Review, Exit 13, Wild River Review, Fox Chase Review and Adanna.  He has performed his music-backed poems at Chris’ Jazz Café in Philadelphia and The Cornelia Street Café in New York.

February 20 – no program since Fergie had
already booked an event for this time slot.

Fourth Wednesday of the month will be coordinated and hosted by Suzan Jivan, poet, photographer, fiber artist and avid blogger, she will feature themed poetry readings followed by open readings.  While fairly new to Philadelphia Suzan has enjoyed attending the readings at the many poetry venues and looks forward to adding to the Philadelphia scene.

February 27, 2013
– “Animal Lovers” Please join 4 poets 4 all sorts of Philly fauna in alphabetical order:
Mary Brucker, Ryan Eckes, Mytili Jagannathan, & Frank Sherlock as we celebrate all creatures large and small! An open will follow. Suzán Jiván will be the host

Mentor and Mentored Series continues at PhillyCAM
studios,
699 Ranstead Street, (between Chestnut and Market on 7th Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19106, tel: 267-639-5481,
on the second
Tuesday of each month at 7pm.
These programs will be recorded with a live audience at
the PhillyCAM studios, then edited and broadcast at a later date. Mentor and
Mentored is an intergenerational poetry series that presents both the mentor and the mentored:
how does poetry travel from generation to generation, what are the themes, the
sounds; what changes and what stays the same.

Tuesday February
12, 2013 – April Lindner with Angela Canales and Bernadette McBrideApril Lindner is the author This Bed Our Bodies Shaped and Skin ( 2001 Walt MacDonald First Book Prize from Texas Tech University Press). She writes literary criticism, edits poetry anthologies and is a professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Lindner has edited three anthologies: Contemporary American Poetry (2004), with R.S. Gwynn; a bilingual anthology of Spanish and English poetry, Lineas Conectadas: Poesia Nueva de los Estados Unidos (2006); and Contemporary Poetry in the United States (2007), a bilingual anthology in Russian and English. She is also the author of the critical study Dana Gioia (2003), published in the Boise State University Western Writers Series. In 2010, she published a young adult novel, Jane.

Lindner has edited three anthologies: Contemporary American Poetry (2004), with R.S. Gwynn; a bilingual anthology of Spanish and English poetry, Lineas Conectadas: Poesia Nueva de los Estados Unidos (2006); and Contemporary Poetry in the United States (2007), a bilingual anthology in Russian and English. She is also the author of the critical study Dana Gioia (2003), published in the Boise State University Western Writers Series. In 2010, she published a young adult novel, Jane.

Lindner has edited three anthologies: Contemporary American Poetry (2004), with R.S. Gwynn; a bilingual anthology of Spanish and English poetry, Lineas Conectadas: Poesia Nueva de los Estados Unidos (2006); and Contemporary Poetry in the United States (2007), a bilingual anthology in Russian and English. She is also the author of the critical study Dana Gioia (2003), published in the Boise State University Western Writers Series. In 2010, she published a young adult novel, Jane.

Lindner has edited three anthologies: Contemporary American Poetry (2004), with R.S. Gwynn; a bilingual anthology of Spanish and English poetry, Lineas Conectadas: Poesia Nueva de los Estados Unidos (2006); and Contemporary Poetry in the United States (2007), a bilingual anthology in Russian and English. She is also the author of the critical study Dana Gioia (2003), published in the Boise State University Western Writers Series. In 2010, she published a young adult novel, Jane.

Lindner has edited three anthologies: Contemporary American Poetry (2004), with R.S. Gwynn; a bilingual anthology of Spanish and English poetry, Lineas Conectadas: Poesia Nueva de los Estados Unidos (2006); and Contemporary Poetry in the United States (2007), a bilingual anthology in Russian and English. She is also the author of the critical study Dana Gioia (2003), published in the Boise State University Western Writers Series. In 2010, she published a young adult novel, Jane.

Lindner has edited three anthologies: Contemporary American Poetry (2004), with R.S. Gwynn; a bilingual anthology of Spanish and English poetry, Lineas Conectadas: Poesia Nueva de los Estados Unidos (2006); and Contemporary Poetry in the United States (2007), a bilingual anthology in Russian and English. She is also the author of the critical study Dana Gioia (2003), published in the Boise State University Western Writers Series. In 2010, she published a young adult novel, Jane.

Angela Canales is a high school educator, freelance editor, translator and writer who earned her master’s in Writing Studies at St. Joseph’s University. Her story “Out of Nowhere” was included in the 2009 anthology The Best of Philadelphia Stories: Volume 2. Bernadette McBride (Poet Laureate of Bucks County, PA in 2009) is a college English professor who also teaches both Poetry and Fiction writing in workshops for adults of all ages, directs the monthly Featured Poet reading series at Farley’s Bookshop in New Hope, PA, and has given readings of her own widely published work in many and varied venues.

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