Calendar of Events › Open reading opportunity

September 2, 2021

Poetry at Tara’s Fire Pit

Theme: Marshmallows & Campfires ~ Bring a chair, marshmallows, bug spray, and poetry.

Directions to Tara’s  (north of Millville) will be provided to the group in advance of the gathering.

MC: Susan Brook

Start: September 2, 2021 7:00 pm
End: September 2, 2021 8:30 pm
Venue: Tara's Place
beyond, Millville, 17846

August 5, 2021

Poetry at Kocher Park

Theme: Whatever floats your boat

Kocher Park is a nature lover’s home away from home, join us creek-side as we share our words.

MC: Steven Concert

Directions to Kocher Park: From Bloomsburg, go north on Route 487 approximately 3.5 miles, park entrance is on the left.

Start: August 5, 2021 7:00 pm
End: August 5, 2021 8:30 pm
Venue: Kocher Park
SR 487, north of Lightstreet, Lightstreet, United States

July 8, 2021

Chet’la Sebree at the Bloomsburg Town Park

Theme: Flawed and Ordinary ~ Chet’la Sebree is the author of Field Study (FSG Originals, June 2021), winner of the 2020 James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets.

Chet’la Sebree is the Director of the Stadler Center for Poetry & Literary Arts and an Assistant Professor of English at Bucknell University.  She is the author of Mistress (New Issues, 2019), selected by Cathy Park Hong as the winner of the 2018

New Issues Poetry Prize.  She earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from American University and has received fellowships from the Delaware Division of the Arts, Hedgebrook, The MacDowell Colony, the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies, the Stadler Center, the Vermont Studio Center, and Yaddo. Her work has appeared in many journals—including wildnessPoetry International and The Account.

MC: Linda Dietrichson

Direction to Bloomsburg Town Park: From Bloomsburg Public Library, follow Market Street south approximately one (1) mile, at the very end of Market Street, face eastward and you will see us.

Start: July 8, 2021 7:00 pm
End: July 8, 2021 8:30 pm
Venue: Town Park
Market Street & the river, Bloomsburg, United States