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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 teaches 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
Address:
Market Street, Bloomsburg , PA, 17815, United States

August 22, 2019

River Poets Planning Meeting

Planning for the future in under 2 hours!

Bring dinner, a beverage, ideas, suggestions

Start: August 22, 2019 6:00 pm
End: August 22, 2019 7:45 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Address:
Market Street , Bloomsmburg , PA, 17815, United States

September 5, 2019

September 5, 2019 First Thursday Poetry: Everyone, man

THEME: We’ve got the Beats

Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Gregory Corso, Diane Di Prima, Anne Waldman, Peter Orlovski, and others were mid-twentieth century poets and writers as well as post-Second World War witnesses to the arrival of the atomic age, existentialism, nihilism, and dynamic forces in poetry – two atomic bombs threatened the world order; we have more to worry about now.

MC: Steven Concert

Start: September 5, 2019 7:30 pm
End: September 5, 2019 9:00 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Address:
Market Street, Bloomsburg , PA, 17815, United States