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August 18, 2022

Planning the future events

6:30 – 8 PM at TBD.

Two roads diverged in the woods…

Which one should we take? Join us and share your ideas of how we can forge ahead and on which path. Come be part of the planning committee.

Start: August 18, 2022 6:30 pm
End: August 18, 2022 6:30 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Address:
Market Street , Bloomsburg, PA, United States

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