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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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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

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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Deadline for Chapbook Contest Submissions

Friday October 14, 2016 – deadline for the 2016 Moonstone Chapbook Contest – Afaa M. Weaver, Judge Winner will receive: $300 cash prize; Publication and 25 copies of the book; Promotion on our website  

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s

Rocky Wilson author of The Last Bus to Camden (15.00, The Moonstone Press) “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

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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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A Roomful of Truth: A Tribute to Lamont B. Steptoe

Moonstone’s Latest Publication A Roomful of Truth: A Tribute to Lamont B. Steptoe   “The Moonstone Arts Center hosted a celebration and reception for Philadelphia poet, photographer, and publisher Lamont B. Steptoe entitled A Roomful of Truth: A Tribute to

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Myth & Mystery by Greg Francis

Myth & Mystery   A resident of Southeastern Pennsylvania since 1976, Greg Francis has served his community as a classroom teacher, courtroom lawyer, and congressional aide. Listed in both the Internet Speculative Fiction Database and the Locus Index to Science

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Madison Hatta’s Book of Unreasonable Poems

Madison Hatta, Sonneteer, delights in writing and reciting original, whimsical sonnets about madness, Time, career & family dysfunction and the importance of drinking tea. Madison has appeared at NYC’s Boundless Tales Poetry Reading Series, Cornelia Street Café & La MaMa

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25 Short Poems by Jim Cory

Jim Cory is a poet and a fiction writer interested in history, ornithology and architecture. He has reviewed books, written essays for various publications, authored eight books or chapbooks of poetry (most recently No Brainer Variations, 2011, from Rain Mountain

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Moritat by Joe Roarty

Moritat The 2015 Moonstone Chapbook Contest winner, Moritat(German for “street ballad”) is poetry of high octane energy, passionate intelligence, supercharged, insistent blues, jazz and heightened speech rhythms, whose original language mixes dictions with masterful ease- at home on the street

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