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Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons

Committed abolitionist, controversial Quaker minister, tireless pacifist, fiery crusader for women’s rights – Lucretia Mott was one of the great reformers in American history. Drawing on widely scattered archives, newspaper accounts, and other sources, Lucretia Mott Speaks unearths the essential

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2016 Chapbook Contest Winners

The Moonstone 2016 Chapbook Contest Winner Vernita Hall “In a broad display of approaches in craft, the poet visits the history of Philadelphia in a manner reminiscent of steampunk aesthetics. Jules Verne meets W.E.B. DuBois in a time traveling romp

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Sean Lynch “Broad Street Line”

“Sean Lynch cuts a line through Philly, a line from way back, from just underground, ‘like nothing happened,’ a line from Ether­ idge Knight to right now, your tired desire, which is political. This line is both afterword and preface

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Moonstone Gold Presents: E. Ethelbert Miller

Ethelbert Miller Interview & Reading   Ethelbert Miller is a writer and literary activist. He currently serves as board chairperson of the Institute for Policy Studies, is on the boards of Split This Rock and the Writer’s Center, and is co-editor

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A.V. Christie

A.V. Christie, her life and her poetry, and the launch of her posthumous chapbook, AND I BEGAN TO ENTERTAIN DOUBTS,  from Folded Word Press, a poem whose “urgency and beauty” inspired the Press to create a new Master Series.  This

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Reverand Billy Talen

Reverend Billy Talen author of The Earth Wants YOU ($13.95 City Lights Books)  “Combining the situationalist flair of Abbie Hoffman with an evangelist’s tireless zeal, Reverend Billy’s efforts against mindless consumerism and corporate greed have added the oxygen of publicity

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The Last Bus to Camden

Rocky Wilson author of  The Last Bus to Camden “Rocky Wilson’s the real thing: not another rubber stamped MFA poet but a writer whose work begins from feeling & builds its case for what is felt in sure, solid lines…”

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Moonstone GOLD Presents: Major Jackson

Moonstone Gold  A special series of ticketed interviews and readings  single program ticket: $15.00; series subscription (three programs): $35.00 Books will be available for purchase and to be autographed.   Welcome Major Jackson back to Philadelphia for an interview and

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Robert Zaller & Lili Bita

Thursday May14, 2015 – 7:00 Moonstone Poetry @ Brandywine, 728 S. Broad St A New Book From the Moonstone Press: Speaking to Power by Robert Zaller Robert Zaller is the author of Speaking to Power and five previous verse collections

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Speed Limit 225

Wednesday December 3, 7pm – Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub (1214 Sansom Street) Ivan Taub and notable Philadelphia actors: Mark Knight, Gina Martino, and Ethan Lipkin, will read poems from the collection Speed Limit 225 ($14.95 Moonstone), and if the

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