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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 Richard Bank, Ryan Eckes, and Al Tacconelli

Richard Bank’s poetry has appeared in numerous small press poetry journals. He has conducted a poetry reading series for the Mad Poets Society in the Philadelphia area. Bank has conducted Continuing Legal Education courses on jury techniques, and serves as an adjunct professor

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Moonstone Poetry at Fergie’s Pub: Featuring Ona Gritz and Daniel Simpson

Border Songs: A Conversation in Poems by Ona Gritz & Daniel Simpson ($14.99, August 2017) The poems in Border Songs offer more than a conversation between poets: they’re conversant, knowledgeable, informed by eros, loss, delight, curiosity, and intimate wisdom. This collection stays long

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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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Philly Loves Poetry Interview and Readings Series on PhillyCAM: Featuring Lillian Dunn, Peter Krok, Paul Siegell

There are there are over 50 organizations that promote poetry in the Philadelphia area. They represent every poetry form, ethnic background, age, gender and community. This series consists of a panel of guest poets and artists discussing the opportunities which

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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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Devin Cohen & Marion Deutsche Cohen

Alien Architect/Cohen Asher/Devin A. Cohen is a multidisciplinary artist, working with music, visual arts, and poetry. He has published the experimental hip hop album Arteriaand and  All Praises, the first part of his seven part book journey entitled Remnants, which

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“HOME”

  RuNett Nia Ebo, Poet of Purpose, has been writing poetry since age 10 and she is five decades past that now. Best known for her signature poems, What Did You Make Roaches Fo,’ raps called Look What We Did,

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub 1214 Sansom Street Wednesday June 14, 2017 – 7pm

Grace Bauer’s most recent book of poems is MEAN/TIME, just published by the University of New Mexico Press. A 20th anniversary re-issue of her ground-breaking collection The Women At The Well was published in 2016 by SFASU Press. Other books

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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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