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October 4, 2018

Featured Poets: Susquehanna University Slam Poets

 

THEME:  Purity & Innocence

  SU Slam Poetry Club is a fun club for writers and poets alike who wish to sharpen both their writing and performance skills. We strive to provide a fun, judgement-free environment where everyone can feel comfortable to share their writing!

MC: Tara Holdren 
Start: October 4, 2018 7:30 pm
End: October 4, 2018 9:00 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Phone:
Address:
Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA, 17815, United States

September 7, 2018

Monica Prince

THEME: “Affairs” – Romantic, Illicit, Political, etc.Monica Prince is the current Creative Writing Fellow in Poetry at Susquehanna University, Her work has been featured in MadCap Review, The Sula Collective, TRACK//FOUR, Texas’s Best Emerging Poets, The Ibis Head Review, and elsewhere. She loves cheesecake, running along the Susquehanna River, and dancing to Prince in her living room.

Monica Prince received her MFA in poetry from Georgia College & State University and her BA in English from Knox College. She is a contributing editor for the Santa Fe Writers Project, and she is the author of two poetry collections, Survival Techniques (CreateSpace, 2013) and Letters from the Other Woman (Grey Book Press, 2018).

                                                                                                                   MC: Tara Holdren

Start: September 7, 2018 7:30 pm
End: September 7, 2018 9:00 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Cost: Free

August 2, 2018

Bill Baillie: Columbia County’s Earliest Poem

THEME-LESS (as an endless summer)

At Kocher Park, north of the town of Lightstreet 

 

 

Bill’s feature: Columbia County’s Earliest Poem.  During the Revolutionary War a soldier wrote a short poem/song about the tragic American attack on Quebec.  The verse was “collected” by a Danville military leader on the back of a land survey and lay hidden in papers for over 200 years.  Now we can sing it together!

Bill Baillie – Presenter Bill Baillie is author of several books and scores of articles on Columbia County history.  A retired educator, he is past president of the Columbia County Historical & Genealogical Society.

                                                                                                              MC: Charles Weaver

Start: August 2, 2018 7:00 pm
End: August 2, 2018 8:30 pm
Venue: Kocher Park
Address:
north of Lightstreet along sr 487, Lightstreet
Cost: Free