The Fox Chase Reading Series is pleased to present our Featured Poets/Writers Reading on October 27th with Poets Kristina Moriconi and Ray Garman at Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. The reading will begin @ 2pm in the second floor gallery of the museum. The featured poets will be followed by an open reading. Poet Mel Brake will be our guest host.
.Mel Brake has won several awards for his poetry and musical talents. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, and proud of it. He lives in Springfield, PA because the water is fresh, clear and tasty. Many publications and journals have published his poems including Fox Chase Review, Philadelphia Poets, Mad Poets Review, E Pluribus Unum:An Anthology of Diverse Voices, Apiary Magazine, Word Riot Magazine, Poetry Ink, The New Verse News and many others. You can read the poetry of Mel Brake in The Fox Chase Review at these links: 2008 WS; 2008 AW; 2009 AW; 2012 SU
Kristina Moriconi is currently enrolled in the Rainier Writing Workshop low-residency MFA program at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, where she is working on a collection of essays and a collection of poems. Her work has appeared most recently inVerbsap, Opium and Barnwood. You can read the poetry of Kristina Moriconi in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/11WS/KristinaMoriconi.html
Ray Garman is a poet and photographer, an activist and an entrepreneur. Ray has read and performed his works around the world including at Robin’s Bookstore/Moonstone Arts Center, (Philadelphia), The Bowery Poetry Club (New York), The Nuyorican Poets Café (New York), Neither Nor (New York), The Knitting Factory (New York), Shakespeare & Company (Paris), City Lights (San Francisco), The Fringe Club (Hong Kong), St. Marks Poetry Project (New York), La Mama Theater (New York), The Café (Nairobi), Burning Man (Black Rock City) and in Beijing, Shanghai, Hanoi, Hoi Chi Minh City and along the Hoi Chi Minh Trail, among other hot spots, known and unknown, for spoken word. Ray graduated from Haverford College and is a father. He is the author of the critically acclaimed, Crossing Waters. You can read the poetry of Ray Garman in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/12AW/RayGarman.html