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Poetry Ink 2014 – 100 Poets Reading in Philly April 6

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18th Annual Poetry Ink Schedule of Readers

12:00:  Lisa Pokalsky, Adriann “The Pen” Bautista, Alina Macneal, Alison Hicks, Allison Whittenberg, Amy Shay, Amy Small-McKinney, Angel L. Martinez

12:30: Arren Perry ,B. E. Kahn, Barbara Horne ,Barbara Torode, Bernadette McBride, Bill Bridge, Carlos Raul Dufflar, Charles S. Carr

1:00: Chloe Alice, Margot Beltran, Christine McKee, Christopher S. Sohnly, Cierra Farquharson, Cole Eubanks, Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore, Daniel T. O’Hara, Dave Steel

1:30:  Dave Worrell, David Gordon, Deb Fox ,Deborah Stone-Salvatore, Deidra Greenleaf, Allan Devin,Cohen ,Ditta Baron Hoeber ,Donald Riggs, Dorothy Sims

2:00: Earl H. Gabriel, III Edi Montijo Chapman, Eleanor Wilner, Elijah Pringle ,Elizabeth Bodien ,Elliot Levin, Eugene   Brown,

2:30: Ewuare Osayande, Frank “Chui” Fitzgerald, Gabre Medhin, Hanoch Guy ,Herman Beavers, J. Johnathan Pringle, Jacob Winterstein ,James Freeman

3:00 Jeanne   Sutton ,Jennifer Stanton ,Jim Mueller, Jim Trainer, Jody Kolodzey ,Joe McCullough ,John Oliver Mason, John Timpane

3:30: Kasia Newcomer ,Kathy Barham, Kimmika Williams-Weatherspoon ,KIRAAT, Lamont Steptoe, Lauren Grossman, Leah Jackson, Lili Bita

4:00: Lisa Grunberger, Lynn Blue ,Lynn Levin ,M. Nzadi Keita, Marion Cohen, Martin Woodside, Merilyn Jackson

4:30: Michele A. Belluomini, Michelle Caporale, Mihir K. Patel, Naila Schulte Nicholas, Cherry Nikki Bailey, Octavia McBride-Ahebee ,Peter Baroth

5:00: Pheralyn Dove, Prabha Nayak Prabhu, R.G. Evans ,Raina Leon, Ray Garmon ,Richard Bank, Robert Zaller

5:30: Rocky Wilson, Rosemary Capello ,Samantha Rushford ,Sandra Turner-Barnes, Scott Norman Rosenthal, Sean Hanrahan ,Sean Lynch, Sekai’afua Zankel, Shulamith Caine

6:00: Siblean Forrester, Sonia Sanchez, Steve Burke, Stuart Roberts, Thalia Fox ,Thom Nickels, Thomas Jay Rush, Tiffany  Cooper

6:30:  Tom Blat, Tonya Ryva, Trapeta B. Mayson ,Veronica Bowlan, W.D. Ehrhart, Warren Longmire ,Xuechen Zhang, Yolanda Wisher

April 24th – Small-McKinney and Gontarek in Fox Chase

Come and Celebrate National Poetry Month in Fox Chase

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April 24th- 2pm  
Featured Poets Reading at 3 Sisters Corner Café, 7950 Oxford Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. The Fox Chase Reading Series presents Featured Poets Leonard Gontarek and Amy Small-McKinney followed by an open mic..

Leonard Gontarek is the author of four books of poems: St. Genevieve Watching Over Paris, Van Morrison Can’t Find His Feet, Zen For Beginners, and Déjà Vu Diner (Autumn House Press, 2006). His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Fence, Field, Pool, Volt, The Quarterly, Exquisite Corpse, Hanging Loose, Poetry Northwest, Blackbird and The Best American Poetry (Paul Muldoon, editor). His poems also appear in the anthologies Joyful Noise! American Spiritual Poetry and The Working Poet. He has been nominated five times for the Pushcart Prize, and twice received poetry fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. He conducts poetry workshops at The University City Arts League, Moonstone Art Center, The Kelly Writers House and in the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership. You can read the poetry of Leonard Gontarek in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/09-LGontarek.html You can also listen to Gontarek’s work at the Philadelphia Inquirer Special on National Poetry Month at these links:

Hear Leonard Gontarek read “Green Line”

Hear Leonard Gontarek read “Pale Blossoms”
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 .Amy Small-McKinney’s second chapbook, Clear Moon, Frost, is now available from Finishing Line Press. Her first chapbook, Body of Surrender (Finishing Line 2004), was showcased at Poet’s House in New York. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2004 and again in 2006. Her work has appeared in various journals, including Wild River Review, The Cortland Review, ForPoetry, Elixir Press, Mad Poets Review, upstreet, The Pedestal Magazine, and Blue Fifth Review. She was guest editor for the June 2006 issue of The Pedestal Magazine. Her poem, “Nigeria 2002,” was awarded third place in the 2007 Philadelphia Eco Poetry Project. Her Cockapoo, Willie, is working on second novel, Grrrs of Wrath. You can read the poetry of Amy Small-McKinney in The Fox Chase Review at these links: http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/14-ASmall-McKinney.html and http://www.foxchasereview.org/09WS/10-AmySmallMcKinney.html

.3 Sisters Corner Cafe is located one block from the SEPTA R-8 Station which is a 15 minute ride from Market East Station and across the street from the SEPTA Route 18 Bus Loop..

For Directions to our venues please visit: Philadelphia Poetry Map on Google

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH IN FOX CHASE

April 13th– 7pm.

2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic at The Red Rooster Inn , 7960 Dungan Road, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. The Fox Chase Reading Series presents this popular event hosted by Diane Sahms Guarnieri. Come and join us for open mic poetry, good food and a great venue!

Plenty of on site parking and the Septa 19 and 28 stop at the corner of Rhawn and Dungan Street. Sign up early for the open mic by emailing foxchasereadingseries@yahoo.com

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April 24th- 2pm  

Featured Poets Reading at 3 Sisters Corner Café, 7950 Oxford Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. The Fox Chase Reading Series presents Featured Poets Leonard Gontarek and Amy Small-McKinney followed by an open mic.

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Leonard Gontarek is the author of four books of poems: St. Genevieve Watching Over Paris, Van Morrison Can’t Find His Feet, Zen For Beginners, and Déjà Vu Diner (Autumn House Press, 2006). His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Fence, Field, Pool, Volt, The Quarterly, Exquisite Corpse, Hanging Loose, Poetry Northwest, Blackbird and The Best American Poetry (Paul Muldoon, editor). His poems also appear in the anthologies Joyful Noise! American Spiritual Poetry and The Working Poet. He has been nominated five times for the Pushcart Prize, and twice received poetry fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. He conducts poetry workshops at The University City Arts League, Moonstone Art Center, The Kelly Writers House and in the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership. You can read the poetry of Leonard Gontarek in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/09-LGontarek.html 

.Amy Small-McKinney’s second chapbook, Clear Moon, Frost, is now available from Finishing Line Press. Her first chapbook, Body of Surrender (Finishing Line 2004), was showcased at Poet’s House in New York. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2004 and again in 2006. Her work has appeared in various journals, including Wild River Review, The Cortland Review, ForPoetry, Elixir Press, Mad Poets Review, upstreet, The Pedestal Magazine, and Blue Fifth Review. She was guest editor for the June 2006 issue of The Pedestal Magazine. Her poem, “Nigeria 2002,” was awarded third place in the 2007 Philadelphia Eco Poetry Project. Her Cockapoo, Willie, is working on second novel, Grrrs of Wrath. You can read the poetry of Amy Small-McKinney in The Fox Chase Review at these links: http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/14-ASmall-McKinney.html and http://www.foxchasereview.org/09WS/10-AmySmallMcKinney.html

3 Sisters Corner Cafe is located one block from the SEPTA R-8 Station which is a 15 minute ride from Market East Station and across the street from the SEPTA Route 18 Bus Loop.

For Directions to our venues please visit: Philadelphia Poetry Map on Google

Van Buskirk and Krok in Fox Chase March 27th

The Fox Chase Reading Series, Featured Poets Reading, presents Poets Bill Van Buskirk and Peter Krok on March 27th @2pm at 3 Sisters Corner Café, 7950 Oxford Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. Van Buskirk and Krok will be followed by an open mic.

 . Bill Van Buskirk is a Business professor by day and a Poet the rest of the time. He has published in the Comstock Review, Paterson Literary Review, LIPS, and many other journals. He has won five Ginsberg awards for his work. His book: This Wild Joy that Thrills Outside the Law won the Joie de Vivre Poetry Contest sponsored by the Mad Poet’s Review. His chapbook: Everything that’s Fragile is Important was a finalist in the Jesse Bryce Niles competition sponsored by the Comstock Review. He lives in Bethlehem with his poet-wife Lisa Baron, two children Elizabeth and Sam and the dog, Kazoo—the best singer in the family. He teaches at La Salle University

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Peter Krok is the editor of the Schuylkill Valley Journal and serves as the humanities/poetry director of the Manayunk Art Center where he has coordinated a literary series since 1990. Because of his identification with row house and red brick Philadelphia , he is often referred to as “the red brick poet.” His poems have appeared in the Yearbook of American Poetry, America, Mid-America Poetry Review, Midwest Quarterly, Poet Lore, Potomac Review, Blue Unicorn and numerous other print and on-line journals. In 2005 his poem “10 PM At a Philadelphia Recreation Center ” was included in Common Wealth: Contemporary Poets on Pennsylvania (published by Penn State University ). His book, Looking For An Eye, was published by Foothills Press in 2007. You can read his work in The Fox Chase Review at : http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/16-PKrok.html  and http://www.foxchasereview.org/09WS/04-PeterKrok.html

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Celebrate National Poetry Month in Fox Chase!

. Tuesday, April 13th- 7pm

 2ND TUESDAYS POETRY OPEN MIC. The Fox Chase Reading Series presents this popular poetry open mic, hosted by Diane Sahms-Guarnieri. Sign up early by email: foxchasereadingseries@yahoo.com . Red Rooster Inn, 7960 Dungan St. , Philadelphia , PA. Phone: 215-745-1919. 7:00 PM, FREE. There is plenty of parking and the SEPTA route 19 and 28 stop on the corner of Rhawn and Dungan.

. April 24th- 2pm

FEATURED POETS SERIES. The Fox Chase Reading Series presents its monthly featured poets series. Poets Leonard Gontarek and Amy Small-Mckinney will read, followed by an open mic. 3 Sisters Corner Café, 7950 Oxford Ave. , Philadelphia , PA. Phone: 215-725-6848. 2:00 PM, FREE. There is plenty of on street parking and the Septa R-8 to Fox Chase is only 15 minutes from Market East Station. Septa 18 Bus Loop is located across the street from 3 Sisters Corner Cafe.

Please remember to support out venues!

For directions visit:

  • Philadelphia Poetry Map on Google
  • Fox Chase Reading Series 2010 Schedule

    The Fox Chase Reading Series is on hiatus for the rest of this year. Our 2010 season kicks off on January 12 with “2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic” at The Blue Ox Bistro followed by our featured poet series at 3 Sisters Corner Café on January 30th

    THE 2010 FOX CHASE READING SERIES 

    Winter/Spring 2010 Edition of The Fox Chase Review 

    The Winter/Spring 2010 Edition of The Fox Chase Review will be released sometime in January of 2010. This edition will feature both poetry and fiction. We will keep you posted on the release date.  

    2ND Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic 

    2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic will be on hiatus for the rest of 2010

    Featured Poets Series 

    The Fox Chase Review sponsors the Featured Poets Series @ 3 Sisters Corner Café in the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia, Pa. We are pleased to present these dynamic poets. All readings begin at 2pm and an open mic follows the featured poets. 

    The Poets 

    January 30th – Lynn Levin and Dan Maguire

    February 27th – Samantha Barrow and Joe Roarty

    March 27th – Peter Krok and Bill Van Buskirk

    April 24th – Leonard Gontarek and Amy Small McKinney

    May 22nd–  J.C. Todd and Diane Sahms Guarnieri

    June 26th – Vincent Quatroche and Thaddeus Rutkowski

    September 25th – Michelle Belloumini and Thomas Devaney

    October 23rd – Mike Cohen and Hanoch Guy

    November 27th – Louis McKee and Jeffrey Ethan Lee

    December 18th –  Dave Worrell and Ish Klein 

    *All FCRS events are free but we do encourage you to support our venues.  

    For more information on our reading series and our featured poets please visit:

    http://www.foxchasereview.org/Welcome.html

    Autumn/Winter 2009 Edition of The Fox Chase Review now on line

    We are pleased to announce the Autumn/Winter 2009 edition of The Fox Chase Review is available for your reading pleasure. We hope you enjoy this issue of the review.

    www.foxchasereview.org

     

    New Edition of The Fox Chase Review Coming September 1st

    Coming September 1st

    The Autumn/Winter 2009

    Edition of

    THE FOX CHASE REVIEW

    The 5th Edition of The Fox Chase Review will be released the first week of September 2009. 

    Featuring the poetry of: 

    LYNN LEVIN,  DAN MAGUIRE, JOE ROARTY, PETER KROK, AMY SMALL MCKINNEY, LEONARD GONTAREK, J.C. TODD, DIANE LOCKWARD, VINCENT QUATROCHE, THADDEUS RUTKOWSKI, MICHELE BELLOUMINI, HANOCH GUY, MIKE COHEN, LOUIS MCKEE, JEFFREY ETHAN LEE, DAVE WORRELL AND ISH KLEIN

     PLUS THESE FINE INVITED POETS:

    GERALDINE WALSH, DAVID C. JOHNSON, LINDA RANIERI MELODIA, BARBARA DANIELS, GIL FAGIANI, MARIA LISELLA, RODGER LOWENTHAL, MEL BRAKE, KATIE M. REUTTER  AND JAMES D. QUINTON

    WWW.FOXCHASEREVIEW.ORG