Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Upcoming Readings

I'm very much looking forward to these three upcoming readings:

April 6, 6:30 pm: With Kasey Jueds, Free Library of Philadelphia

April 9, 3 pm: Parlor Press AWP Offsite Reading, Boneshaker Books, Minneapolis

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April 18, 3:30 pm: Philadelphia Sketch Club

Philadelphia Sketch Club
235 South Camac Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
215-545-9298
sketchclub.org

April 18, 2015 is Philadelphia Poetry Day. Poetry Everywhere! Here at the Sketch Club in the Exhibition Gallery surrounded by the works of the Small Oils Exhibition, a poetry reading by two area poets is scheduled from 3:30 to 4:30 pm.

Ethel Rackin is the author of The Forever Notes, published by Parlor Press in 2013. Her second collection of poems, Evening, was named a finalist for the 2014 Akron Poetry Prize. Her work has also appeared in journals such as The American Poetry Review, Colorado Review, Court Green, Evergreen Review, Kestrel, Poetry East, Verse Daily, and Volt. She has taught at Penn State Brandywine, Haverford College, and Bucks County Community College, where she is currently an associate professor.

Leonard Gontarek’s  recent books are He Looked Beyond My Faults and Saw My Needs and Déjà vu Diner. His poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry, Joyful Noise! An Anthology of American Spiritual Poetry, The Working Poet, American Poetry Review, Fence, Field, Verse, Poet Lore, Spinning Jenny, and as a tattoo. He coordinates Peace/Works and hosts The Green Line Reading and Interview Series. He was the 2011 Philadelphia Literary Death Match Champion and recipient of the 2014 Philadelphia Writers Conference Community Service Award. His poems have been translated into Italian and Romanian.    www.leafscape.org/LeonardGontarek