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Moonstone Gold @ Fergie’s Pub Presents Afaa M. Weaver Interviewed by Earnest Hilbert

Tickets $15.00, Students with ID – $7.50 – available at Square.com In 2014, Weaver completed his Plum Flower Trilogy with the publication of his 14th collection of poetry, City of Eternal Spring. A Los Angeles Times review of the trilogy

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Moonstone Poetry @Toast Café, 1201 Spruce Street

April Lynn James & Madison Hatta Dr. April Lynn James, award-winning performer, scholar, and Librarian-in-Training rolls in with her muse/guardian angel Madison Hatta, Sonneteer. Madison, a Mirth-Maker Extraordinaire, composes and declaims whimsical sonnets on such themes as madness, Time, career

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Moonstone Poetry @Toast Café, 1201 Spruce Street

John Oliver Mason, author of All of the Above “Like every writer, I have tried to find a place to publish my material-what better motivation to write than to find some place to write for? I read an article in

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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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Release Party for Home(less) @ Brandywine Workshop, 728 S Broad Street

  Poetry by Krisann Janowitz, Photography by Harvey Finkle     Krisann Janowitz – “I wanted to show my readers that those we label as “bums”, “hobos”, “beggars”, etc are just people, like you and me. That is what I

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Remembering Gwendolyn Brooks

African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Free with Reduced Museum Admission of $5.00 Poet, educator, and social activist Gwendolyn Brooks was a singular force in American culture. The first black woman to be named United

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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 @ Toast Café featuring John Amen and Amy Small-McKinney

John Amen is the author of several collections of poetry, the latest of which is Illusion of an Overwhelm. strange theater was a finalist for the 2016 Brockman-Campbell Award and work from which was chosen as a finalist for the

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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 @ Toast Café featuring Christopher Bernard and . Luke Stromberg

Christopher Bernard is author of A Spy in the Ruins, Voyage to a Phantom City, Dangerous Stories for Boys and others. He is co-editor of Caveat Lector and a regular contributor to Synchronized Chaos. Bernard writes fiction, poetry, essays, plays,

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