Category Archives: bucks county poetry scene

Sahms-Guarnieri and Reutter in New Hope May 7th

Farley’s First Thursday, New Hope
Poetry Reading Series On Thursday, May 7, Farley’s Bookshop in New Hope, PA will feature poets Diane Sahms-Guarnieri and g emil reutter beginning at 7 PM. The reading is followed by a Q&A with the poets and an open reading (three minutes per poet) bring a poem (yours or that of a favorite poet) to share! Farley’s is located at 44 South Main Street, New Hope, 18938. Phone: 215-862-2452. ____________________________________________
About the Poets
10525371354_910db773c9_oDiane Sahms-Guarnieri, a native Philadelphian, is the author of two full-length poetry collections: Images of Being (Stone Garden Publishing, 2011) and Night Sweat (Red Dashboard Press, forthcoming in January, 2016). She has been published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Many Mountains Moving, Philadelphia Stories, Blue Collar Review, and Wilderness House Literary Review, among others. Awarded a grant in poetry from the AEV Foundation in 2013, she currently serves as Poet in Residence at Ryerss Museum and Library and as Poetry Editor of the Fox Chase Review. More about Diane can be found at & g emil reutter 2
g emil reutter lives and writes in the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA. Nine collections of his poetry and fiction have been published, most recently a collection of short stories, Thugs, Con-Men, Pigs and More released in 2014. His new book, From the Valley—Poems will be released in 2016. He can be found at

Melanie M. Eyth in the Winter 2015 Edition of The Fox Chase Review

Melanie M. Eyth

The poem, The Ground Upon Which I Dance by Melanie M. Eyth in The Fox Chase Review

Winter 2015 Edition of The Fox Chase Review is Now Live

Pennypack Creek - Winter

Pennypack Creek – Winter

The winter 2015 edition of The Fox Chase Review is now live.

This edition  features:

Poetry by:

M.P. Carver, Colin Dardis, Marty Esworthy, Melanie Eyth,  Gene Halus, Phil Linz, Gloria Monaghan, Stephen Page,  Chad Parenteau,  Prabha Nayak Prabhu,  Felino A. Soriano, Jack Veasey,  Lee Varon

Fiction by:

Ramona Long, Mary Pauer, Jeffrey Voccola

Pre-Winter 2014 Editions of the Fox Chase Review


For those looking for The Fox Chase Review pre 2014, Sandra Davidson is currently working on converting the files into a web friendly pdf file .You will be able to access  the file at www.thefoxchasereview  by clicking  the archives link when she completes the transfer.

Poetry Workshop in Doylestown – February 21, 2015

main street

Adult Poetry Workshop


Spots expected to fill quickly – Deadline for sign up Jan. 5th 

Where: Main Street Baptist Church
59 S Main St, Doylestown, PA 18901
FREE Parking
(215) 348-8086

When: Saturday, February 21st, 2015 from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M. Bring a brown bag lunch, as there will be a 1/2 hour lunch break.

What: Each poet may submit only one poem; one—two pages in length;
Font 12 pt.; Times New Roman or Garamond to be workshop with their peers.
Theme: Poet’s Choice
Cost: $20.00, to cover costs. Make checks payable to “Diane Guarnieri.”

How: After payment has been made, submit poem via email to:

First come, first serve. Workshop limit will be set at a total of ten poets.
Submit payment via snail mail to:

Diane Sahms-Guarnieri
711 Longshore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Diane Sahms-GuarnieriDiane Sahms Guarnieri is a Philadelphia Poet and Poetry Editor of The Fox Chase Review. She co-curates The Fox Chase Reading Series and is the publisher of The Fox Chase Review Broadside Series. Her first collection Images of Being was released in October of 2011. She was awarded a grant in poetry from the AEV Foundation in May of 2013 and currently serves as Poet in Residence at Ryerss Museum and Library in Philadelphia.  She has toured the east coast of the United States presenting her poetry. Diane’s poetry has been published widely in the small and electronic press. You can visit her at  and