Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub
1214 Sansom Street.
Wed. October 16, 2013 – 7pm
Peter Murphy & Shorty Boy Boy
Peter Murphy was born in Wales and grew up in New York City where he operated heavy equipment, managed a night club, and drove a cab. He is the author of Stubborn Child, a finalist for the 2006 Paterson Poetry Prize, and a chapbook, Thorough & Efficient. Recipient of a 2009 Poetry Fellowship from the NJ State Council on the Arts, he teaches at Richard Stockton College and directs the annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway and other programs for writers and teachers in the U.S. and abroad.
Peter Murphy Murphy Writing Seminars, LLC, Challenging & Supportive Workshops, www.murphywriting.com
Shorty Boy-Boy, calls its music Weirdo Fun Pop and features Josh Pannepacker on lead vocals. The band performs almost entirely original material and is known for whimsical on-stage hi-jinx.. Shorty Boy-Boy has performed at the SXSW festival in Austin, TX and at North Star Bar, Johnny Brenda’s and Milk-Boy (a natural spot for them, right?) among other Philly venues. The band will be performing for Moonstone at Fergies in semi-acoustic version
Open Reading Follows, Dave Worrell Host