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July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019 Featured Poet: S. E. Gilman

THEME: Summer Garden. Bring poems about gardens. Bring cut flowers. 


S.E. Gilman has published articles, short fiction, and poems since the 1970s and with some amazement, she’s still writing.  She taught writing at Bloomsburg University and was a featured speaker on campus in the Big Dog Reading Series.  Her work has appeared in Meat for Tea, Word Fountain, The Portland Review, The Distillery, Permafrost, Stone Drum, Interstate, and other small press magazines  She used to be a beautiful young flower and now she is an old fruit.  But now she has a doctorate.

MC: Janet Locke 

Start: July 11, 2019 7:30 pm
End: July 11, 2019 9:00 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Market Street, Bloomsburg , PA, 17815, United States

June 6, 2019

June 6, 2019 6:00 PM First Thursday Poetry: In Lewisburg


THEME:  Another town experienceA picnic in Lewisburg’s Hufnagle Park, between 5th & 6th Streets, Market & St Louis Streets – a group trek along the Poetry Path, food for the body and the mind – no MC or leader. Please meander or walk about the town – already occupied but waiting to be discovered.  Carpooling possibly?

MC: Host-less. We are in it together

Start: June 6, 2019 6:00 pm
End: June 6, 2019 8:45 pm
Venue: Hufnagle Park
Lewisburg , United States

May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019 First Thursday Poetry: JoAnne Growney & Richard Brook


THEME:  Silver-versary River Poets Founders JoAnne Growney and Richard Brookare twenty-five years deep into the mysteries, rhythms, and rhymes of words.  The inaugural RP reading was in May 1994, and so we eat cake to celebrate 25 big years!

MC: Sue Brook

Start: May 2, 2019 7:30 pm
End: May 2, 2019 9:00 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA, 17815, United States