This is the fourth in a series highlighting poets reading at Poets on the Porch 2015 to be held on July 11th @ 1 p.m. at Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. Ryerss sits atop the hill at Burholme Park.
Alice Greenhowe Wootson grew up in a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended Cheyney University and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. After graduating, she married and remained in the Philadelphia area. She earned a Masters Degree in Education and Reading Specialist Certification and taught in the public schools. Alice is the award-winning author of ten romance novels and an award-winning poet; she has taught writing workshops for numerous groups. She is also a board member of the Philadelphia Writers Conference. Alice Wootson is an active member of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church of Philadelphia. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Isaiah. You can read the poetry and fiction of Alice Wootson in the 2008 Winter, 2010 Summer and 2013 Winter Editions of The Fox Chase Review in our archives at this link: http://www.thefoxchasereview.org/archives.html
Robert Milby , of Florida, NY has been reading his poetry in public since March, 1995. He is the author of 6 chapbooks, most recently: Dickens’ Pet Raven (Fierce Grace Press, Wilmington, DE, 2014). His first book of poetry is Ophelia’s Offspring (Foothills Publishing, Kanona, NY, 2007). Second book: Victorian House: Ghosts and Gothic Poems will be published by Black Bed Sheet Books, Antelope, CA in 2014. Robert hosts 3 Hudson Valley, NY poetry readings and has read his work in NY, NYC, NJ, PA and New England. He is a listed poet with Poets & Writers, Inc. of NYC. He writes for the arts magazine, Heyday Magazine and the arts newspaper, The Delaware and Hudson CANVAS. You can read the poetry of Robert Milby in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.thefoxchasereview.org/a14rmilby.html