Upcoming Events › Open reading opportunity

September 1, 2022

Feature: Steven Concert

Theme: LGBTQ* poets/poetry ~ some well-known gay poets include: Walt Whitman, Allen Ginsberg, Mark Doty, Richard Blanco, and Jericho Brown.

(*LGBTQ: Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer)

Event begins at 7:30 pm and ends at 9 pm

Steven Concert ~ Steer Into the Skid (2022) is Steven’s first full-length collection of poetry. An award winning poet, his recent publication credits include Common Threads, Art Through the Eyes of the Mad Poets, Poetry 2022, and Word Fountain. He has also published three poetry chapbooks: Too Blind To See, Standing in the Chaos, and No Mortar Required. Steven regularly participates in online events with poets from Colorado, Ohio, Minnesota, New Mexico, Maryland, and Pennsylvania (Philadelphia and York

 MC: Andira Dodge

Start: September 1, 2022 7:30 pm
End: September 1, 2022 7:30 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Address:
Market Street , Bloomsburg, 17815, United States

October 6, 2022

Feature: Michael Steffen

Theme: Season ~ Perhaps you like rosemary over oregano, spicy over savory, sweet over sour, or summer over fall.

How do you season your poetry?

Event begins at 7:30 pm and ends at 9 pm

Michael Steffen ~ Michael’s fourth book, Blood Narrative, published by Main Street Rag Press (2021) can be purchased at www.mnsteffen.com. He authored three award-winning poetry collections: No Good at Sea (Legible Press, 2002), Heart Murmur – a bilingual edition, Italian and English (Bordighera Press, 2009), and Bad Behavior (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2012). New poems have appeared or will appear in Panoply, New Mexico Review and The Lowell Review. He is a former mentor in the PEN Prison Writing Program and received a 2002 Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Michael, a MFA graduate from Vermont College (2000), currently lives in Buffalo, NY.

MC: Danny Robinson

Start: October 6, 2022 7:30 pm
End: October 6, 2022 7:30 pm
Venue: Bloommsburg Public Library
Address:
Market Street, Bloomsburg , 17815, United States

October 20, 2022

Dead Poets Reading

Theme: Conversations with the Dead ~

Share the work of your favorite dead poet, your own work inspired by them, or create a conversation /dialogue with your words woven together with theirs.

Event begins at 7:30 pm and ends at 9 pm

 

MC: Tara Holdren

Start: October 20, 2022 7:30 pm
End: October 20, 2022 7:30 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Address:
Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA, 17815, United States