September 25th – 2pm– The Fox Chase Reading Series presents poets Michelle Belluomini and Thomas Devaney at 3 Sisters Corner Café, 7950 Oxford Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. Come and join us for a wonderful afternoon of featured poetry plus an open mic.
Michele A. Belluomini is a poet, storyteller and librarian. Her work has been published in journals such as The Mad Poets Review, Poetry Motel, American Writing, APR: Philly Edition, and most recently in the anthology COMMONWEALTH: Contemporary Poets on Pennsylvania. Her chapbook, Crazy Mary & Others won the 2004 Plan B Press Poetry competition. You can read her poetry in The Fox Chase Review at these links: 2008 WS; 2009 WS; 2009 AW
Thomas Devaney is the author of two poetry collections A Series of Small Boxes (Fish Drum) and The American Pragmatist Fell in Love (Banshee Press), and a nonfiction book, Letters to Ernesto Neto (Germ Folios). From 2001-2005 Devaney was program coordinator of the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylivana. Special projects include poems written for “Common Ground: Eight Philadelphia Photographers in the 1960s and 1070’s with the Philadelphia Museum of Art and “The Empty House” at the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site for the Institute of Contemporary Art’s “The Big Nothing” (2004). Devaney teaches at Haverford College and is the editor of ONandOnScreen (poems + videos). Thomas Devaney’s website is http://www.thomasdevaney.net/. You can read his poetry at the Fox Chase Review at this link: