The Fox Chase Reading Series is pleased to present our Featured Poets/Writers Reading on January 26th with Poet/Writers Maryann L. Miller and J. Erin Sweeney at Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. Bruce Kramer will host this event. The reading will begin @ 2pm in the second floor gallery of the museum. The features will be followed by an open reading
MaryAnn L. Miller grew up in Western Pennsylvania and has lived in rural New Jersey for over forty years. She earned an MFA from Rosemont College and is currently completing a Postgraduate semester with the poet David Wojahn at Vermont College. She has been published in two editions of Philadelphia Poets Anthology, Certain Circuits, the International Review of African American Art, and other publications. MaryAnn was the Resident Book Artist at the Experimental Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College for eleven years. Her work is in the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Miller’s book of poems, Locus Mentis, has been published by PS Books. She creates and publishes hand bound artist books, pairing artists with poets, through her Lucia Press. You can read the poetry of Maryann L. Miller in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/13WS/Miller.html
J. Erin Sweeney grew up in the Philly area, left, and lived in ten other places before coming back here to stay. Of the ten, the best was a shack near a beach in Brazil and the second best was in Salt Lake City, in the attic of a huge Victorian house built by a polygamous family in eighteen eighty something. Her fiction and poems have appeared in American Short Fiction, McSweeneys, Cream City Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review and a few other places, and they’ve also been performed onstage a few times. She writes blogs for a living. She will be reading from her latest collection, “Hungry all the Time”, forthecoming from Pear Noir Press.