Upcoming Events

January 3, 2019

First First Thursday 2019 Poetry Reading

THEME:  Tropical Winter Festival with a drawing for prizes: candidates must be wearing a hot-weather outfit (i.e. sun hat, Hawaiian shirt, etc.)

plus the RP on-going white elephant sale (lightly used items, things you may wish to move forward or just away from yourself).

You may see snow, we see sand and opportunities in the new year…we resolve to make things better – everywhere.

 

MC: Susan Brook

Start: January 3, 2019 7:30 pm
End: January 3, 2019 9:00 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Phone:
Address:
Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA, 17815, United States

January 17, 2019

Planning session

At the library at 6 PM – Upstairs –

A recap of past events and a mapping of one possible future – from March through September 2019 – for the River Poets.

Start: January 17, 2019 6:00 pm
End: January 17, 2019 7:45 pm
Venue: Bloomsburg Public Library
Phone:
Address:
Market Street, Bloomsburg, PA, 17815, United States

February 7, 2019

Featured Poet: Quinn McCracken

THEME: Land Labor – Quinn McCracken is a poet from the central Pennsylvania anthracite coal region. He studied creative writing with Robert Cording and other great writers at the college of the Holy Cross before receiving his MFA under the tutelage of Stanley Plumly at the University of Maryland. Now Quinn lives in Bloomsburg where responds his labor teaching college English. At home he is at the mercy of three daughters and his wife, Debra.

 MC: Jerry Wemple

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