TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 7pm – POETRY
Poets & Prophets Presents
Bob Small will debut his newest Poetry Chapbook, Swarthmore, Nov 28th, 2008, a series of interlocking Poems about Thanksgiving Eve of that year, with illustrations by both local and New York City Artists, etc.
Bob Small has presented Feature Readings at the following Philadelphia locations; Bacchanal, Barnes & Noble, Borders, The Clark Park Festivals, Highwire Gallery, The Middle East Restaurant, Nexus Gallery, The Philadelphia Ethical Society, The Painted Bride Arts Center, Robin’s Bookstore, and The University of Pennsylvania, among many.
He has read in Pennsylvania, including The Booksource (Swarthmore) GodFreydaniels (Bethlehem), Harvest Bookstore (Media), The Jumping Cow (Swarthmore) and The Mad Poets Food Festival Readings (Media). He has also read in New Jersey, New York City, Washington, DC.
He is the author of many multi-Poem Broadsides, The Thanksgiving 11-27-08 Series being the most recent (now collected in a Chapbook). His previous chapbooks include El Otro Lado (with Maralyn Lois Polak), On Watching America Die, Small Steps and Toes (with Lamont B. Steptoe), and The Unapoet.
He has been published in The Bucks County Writer, Dot Dot Dot, Heat Magazine, Philadelphia Poets Magazine, among many. He is a Founder and President of Poets and Prophets,(www.poetsandprophets.com) a 26-year old Poetry Organization which presents Poetry Readings in Delco and Philadelphia. He currently lives in a semi-retired state in Swarthmore, Pa., with his wife and their canine and feline significants.