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Whirlwind 10th Issue Launch Party

We will be celebrating the work of local and international poets who bear witness to issues of social justice. This winter issue release will showcase a marathon reading of six featured poets, including Vernita Hall, Ryan Eckes, Savannah Cooper-Ramsey, Sandra

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

A brand new salon- poetry, fiction, drama, spoken word, song musical performance, open mic, all welcome, diverse synergies- anything and everything goes. Getting political and progressive in the Age of Trump is welcomed, but not required. While the performances begin at

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21st Annual Poetry Ink

100 Poets Reading Sunday, April 16, 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ALL: Academic Poets, Famous Poets, Free Form Poets, Street Poets, Unknown Poets, Spoken Word Poets, Published Poets, Unpublished Poets, and more   Poetry Ink is an open, festive,

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Moonstone Poetry @ PhillyCAM

Kao Kue is a Hmong American storyteller and poet who credits her strength and passion for words and community building to her ancestors and foremothers.       Michelle Myers is a spoken word poet, community activist, and educator.  She

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

Jim Cory writes stories as well as poems and his work has appeared in many venues over the course of the last 35 years.  He has published seven chapbooks of poems and been a recipient of fellowships from the Pennsylvania

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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

Nicole Rollender is the author of the poetry collection, Louder Than Everything You Love and the poetry chapbooks Arrangement of Desire , Absence of Stars, Ghost Tongue, and Bone of My Bone, a winning manuscript in Blood Pudding Press’s 2015 Chapbook Contest. Her work has appeared

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

Julia Bouwsma is the author of Work by Bloodlight, chosen by Linda Pastan as the winner of the 2015 Cider Press Review Book Award. Bouwsma lives off-the-grid in the mountains of western Maine, where she is a poet, freelance editor,

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Moonstone Poetry @ PhillyCAM

2017 Philly Loves Poetry Interview and Readings Series on PhillyCAM The 34th Street Poets, one of the longest-running poetry groups in the Philadelphia area (since 1992), meets weekly and currently comprises seven members: Alyson Shore Adler, Deidra Greenleaf Allan, Sandra

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub

Lamont B. Steptoe – “I am a poet, photographer and publisher, been writing since I was ten years old. I’m a Vietnam Veteran and father with an adult daughter. I have published twelve collections of my own poetry the latest

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