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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom Street

    Brandon H. Blake has been an artist throughout his life, eventually studying Fine Arts at Millersville University. Primarily, he has been writing haikus as well as exploring other traditional forms of poetry throughout the last ten to fifteen

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub featuring Eliza Callard, Lucy Bell Sellers, and Fritz Ward

Eliza Callard is a Philly gal, and still lives in the Germantown rowhouse she grew up in.  She likes to run in the Wissahickon and kayak in the Schuylkill, she has been published widely. Lucy Bell Sellers lives in Germantown,

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub featuring Shevaun Brannigan, Jamie J. Brunson, and Joyce Meyers

Shevaun Brannigan is a graduate of the Bennington Writing Seminars, as well as The Jimenez-Porter Writers’ House at The University of Maryland. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such journals as Best New Poets 2012, Rhino, Washington Square

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub featuring Megan Gillespie and Aubrey Rehab

Megan Gillespie is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Her work has appeared in The Florida Review, New Delta Review and Cimarron Review. Aubrey Rehab is the founder of

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub featuring Panio Gianopoulos, Henry Israeli, Eugenia Leigh & Megan Staffel

Panio Gianopoulos is the author of the story collection, How to Get into Our House and Where We Keep the Money and the novella, A Familiar Beast. His fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in Tin House, Northwest Review, Salon, Chicago Quarterly Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Big Fiction, and

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub Featuring Savannah Cooper-Ramsey, Lillian Dunn, and Gabriel Ojeda-Sague

  Savannah Cooper-Ramsey, a fitful Philadelphian who likes to make things (often poems), is the author of “The Self, it’s nothing personal”, the first of two chapbook projects forthcoming with Waterhouse Ltd. Her work has also been published in Whirlwind Magazine

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Moonstone Poetry at Fergie’s Pub: Featuring Alicia Askenase, Julia Blumenrich, and Nina Schafer

Alicia Askenase is a poet and educator who has taught in Puerto Rico, Spain and the US, is the author of the chapbooks Cover, Suspect, The Luxury of Pathos and Shirley Shirley.  Her poems have appeared in literary journals and anthologies including Review Revista Americana, 5trope, sonaweb, texture, Chain, Black and New

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Moonstone Poetry at Fergie’s Pub: Featuring M. Nzadi Keita, Cassie Macdonald, and Lamont B. Steptoe

M. Nzadi Keita is a Philly-born writer, editor, scholar and teacher, author of Brief History of Heaven, She has received grants from the PCA and the Leeway Foundation,  is an alumna of Cave Canem and has been a Yaddo fellow. She

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Moonstone Poetry at Fergie’s Pub: Featuring Ryan Eckes, Melissa DeGezelle, and Sean Lynch

Ryan Eckes is a poet who lives in South Philadelphia and recently finished writing a book called General Motors about labor and the influence of public and private transportation on city life. Melissa DeGezelle has worked as an adjunct in the Intellectual

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21st Annual Poetry Ink

100 Poets Reading Sunday, April 30, 2017 12 noon WE WANT YOU ALL: Academic Poets, Famous Poets, Free Form Poets, Street Poets, Unknown Poets, Spoken Word Poets, Published Poets, Unpublished Poets, and more   Poetry Ink is an open, festive,

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