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Staples on September 25th

September 25th @2pm – The Fox Chase Reading Series presents the poetry of  Catherine Staples at Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. An open mic follows.

Catherine Staples grew up in Dover, Massachusetts and still spends part of each summer on Cape Cod. Her poems have appeared in Blackbird, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, Third Coast, Valparaiso, Commonweal, The Michigan Quarterly Review, and others. She was selected by Amy Clampitt for the University of Pennsylvania’s William Carlos Williams Award, is the recipient of two APR Distinguished Poets’ Residencies, and The New England Poetry Club’s Boyle/ Farber Award. Her  manuscript has been a finalist for Utah State University’s May Swenson Poetry Award, Lost Horse’s Idaho Prize, Northeastern’s Morse, Eastern Washington University’s Spokane, and Ohio State University’s The Journal Award. She teaches in the Honors program at Villanova University and lives in Devon, PA with her husband and children.

Betsy Sholl selected her chapbook as the co-winner of Seven Kitchens Press’ 2010 Keystone Prize. Never a Note Forfeit is dedicated to her beloved brother, Paul Calello, released May 21, 2011. You can read the poetry of Catherine Staples in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/10WS/StaplesC.html

 

Fox Chase Reading Series 2011 Schedule

We are pleased to announce our 2011 reading schedule.

Featured Poets Series @ Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Burholme Park, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. Start time: 2pm. Featured poets are followed by an open mic.

February 27th @2pm

B.E. Kahn and Mel Brake

.March 27th @2pm

John Dorsey and Rebecca Schumedjda.

April 17th @2pm

Nathalie Anderson and Teresa Leo.

May 22st @2pm

Maria Lisella and Gil Fagiani.

June 26th @2pm

Paul Siegell and Ocean Vuong.

September 25th @2pm

Catherine Staples.

October 30th @2pm

 Jm Mancinelli and Rodger Lowenthal

 

 

 

 

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JULY 16TH

Poets in the Park- Lions Park

7900 Oxford Avenue,  Philadelphia, Pa. 19111.

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Poets in the Park returns on July 16, 2011 at 7:30pm when Poets Thaddeus Rutkowski, Leonard Gontarek, Chad Parenteau, Timothy Gager join Diane Sahms Guarnieri and G Emil Reutter in Lions Park for a magical evening of poetry.

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AUGUST 20TH

Poets on the Porch- Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111

Poets on the Porch returns on August 20, 2011 at 1pm when Poets Dan Maguire, Lynn Levin, Amy King, Ana Bozicevic, Elizabeth Pallitto  join Diane Sahms Guarnieri and G Emil Reutter on the porch of historic Ryerss Museum and Library for a beautiful afternoon of poetry.

A Beautiful Day on the Porch

The summer breeze cascaded across the porch at Ryerss Library and Museum blending with the beautiful words of our featured poets.  Thanks to all of our featured poets who did a wonderful job in sharing their poetry with the crowd. Photos of Poets on the Porch can be viewed at this link:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157624536350361/

August 21st- Poets on the Ryerss Porch

 

POETS ON THE PORCH

AUGUST 21ST – 1PM TO 3PM

Ryerss Museum and Library

7730 CENTRAL AVENUE

PHILADELPHIA, PA. 19111

THE FOX CHASE READING SERIES

PRESENTS

POETS

Diane Sahms-Guarnieri of Burholme has won numerous awards for her poetry and has been published in literary anthologies and magazines to include Philadelphia Stories, The Fox Chase Review, Many Mountains Moving, Mad Poets Review, Southern Ocean Review and The Wilderness House Literary Review. She has served on the Philadelphia Stories Editorial Board and in 2009 signed on as poetry editor of The Fox Chase Review. She is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University and has performed post graduate work at Holy Family University. Her first full length collection of poetry titled Images of Being is slated for release in November of 2011. You can read the poetry of Diane Sahms-Guarnieri in The Fox Chase Review at these links: http://www.foxchasereview.org/08AW/03-DianeSahmsGuarnieri.html and http://www.foxchasereview.org/2008/15-DianeSahms-Guarnieri.html 

Catherine Staples poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, Third Coast, Commonwealth, The Michigan Quarterly Review, and others; new poems are forthcoming at Blackbird and Valparaiso. She was selected by Amy Clampitt for the University of Pennsylvania’s  William Carlos Williams Award and is the recipient of two APR Distinguished Poets’ Residencies. Her manuscript, Still-Life Breathing, has been a finalist for Lost Horse’s Idaho Prize, Northeastern’s Morse, Eastern Washington University’s Spokane, and Ohio State University’s The Journal Award. She teaches in the Honors program at Villanova University and lives in Devon, PA with her husband and children.  You can read the poetry of Catherine Staples in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/10WS/StaplesC.html 

G Emil Reutter writes poetry and prose in Fox Chase. He founded The Fox Chase Review and The Fox Chase Reading Series in 2007. Seven collections of his poetry and short fiction have been published. Carvings his latest poetry collection will be released in November of 2010. His website is www.gemilreutter-author.com

Jacob Russell lives in South Philly with his Spirt Staff where he grows tomatoes and herbs in the little strip of a garden in front of his apartment. His work has been performed by InterAct Theatre and appeared in Criiphoria 2, Conversational Magazine (when it was Poetry Quarterly! ), BlazeVox, Scythe, Salmagundi, dcomP Mag, Pindeldeyboz, Battered Suitcase, Clockwise Cat and other literary venues. He is currently working to complete a second novel and seeking a publisher for a MS of poetry. He manages the literary blog: Jacob Russell’s Barking Dog http://www.jacobrussellsbarkingdog.blogspot.com

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Patrick Lucy lives in Philadelphia where he’s a member of the New Philadelphia Poets and runs an ephemeral press called _Catch / Confetti. Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Corduroy Mtn, Elimae and Gulf Coast. You can read the poetry of Patrick Lucy in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/10SU/PatrickLucy.html

Rodger Lowenthal is a poet from Eastern Montgomery County Pennsylvania who is known to frequent 3 Sisters Corner Café in Fox Chase. His poetic reviews of books have appeared on line in various literary blogs. He is semi-retired working as a substitue teacher and playing poker. Rodger is known to pick up pieces of Hollywood and Cigars where he can find them. You can read the poetry of Rodger Lowenthal in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/23-RLowenthal.html

Carlos Soto Román was born in Valparaíso, Chile. He has published the books La Marcha de los Quiltros (The Mongrel’s march,1999), Haiku Minero (Miner Haiku, 2007) and Cambio y Fuera (Over and Out, 2009). His work has been collected in Bar (Anthology, 2006) and in Pozo (collective book, 2007). In 2004 he received the Creation Fellowship of the Book & Reading Council of the Chilean Government. He has resided in Philadelphia since March 2009 and is a member of The New Philadelphia Poets and the editor of the new cooperative anthology of U.S. poetry, Elective Affinities. He is also a pharmacist and actually is pursuing a Master in Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. You can read the poetry of Carlos Soto Román in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/10SU/CarlosSotoRoman.html

Come and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of poetry on the porch! Bring a porch chair, settle down and relax!

The Winter/Spring 2010 Edition of The Fox Chase Review is now available

The Winter/Spring 2010 Edition of  The Fox Chase Review is now available for your reading pleasure.

This edition features the prose of Alice Wootson and the poetry of Nathalie Anderson, Catherine Staples, Nathan Graziano, Elijah Pringle, Ellen Peckham, Josh Stewart, George McDermott, Lori Romero, Paul Siegel, Michael Steffen, Tree Riesener, Tamara Oakman, Tracy Greenlee and Bruce Neidt.

We hope you enjoy this issue!

The Staff – The Fox Chase Review