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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 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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Poetic Quid Pro Quo

Wednesday August 5, 2015 – 7pm  Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub – 1214 Sansom Street Poetic Quid Pro Quo – Another poet reads your poem, then you read it. How does it sound, does it say what you wanted it

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Who Do You Love? Charles Bukowski

Tuesday August 4, 2015, 6:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm) Moonstone Poetry @ PhillyCAM – 699 Ranstead Who Do You Love? Charles Bukowski – Broadcast Live: Comcast 66/966 & Verizon 29/30- A live poetry talk show and cover open mic, broadcast

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Leonard Gontarek and the Osage Poets

Wednesday August 12, 2015 – 7pm Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub – 1214 Sansom Street Leonard Gontarek and the Osage Poets “I have nothing but admiration and awe for The Osage Poets. There is not a more committed, talented, hard-working,

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Thom Nickels, Simone Zelitch & Jon McGoran

Thursday July 16, 2015 – 7pm  Moonstone @ Brandywine Workshop – 728 S. Broad Street New Fiction from Philadelphia  Thom Nickels is an author/poet/journalistwith eleven books, In his story Corydon 13, (Best Gay Romance 2015), we see what happens when a 19

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