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2012 Year in Review

2012 was a good year here in Fox Chase. We published three editions of The Fox Chase Review publishing 43 poets and 9 prose writers. We continued to strive to offer diverse selections of poetry and prose to our readers. We encourage you to read the works of these artists at these links:  

Our 2012 Editions of The Fox Chase Review

.and visit: Comprehensive List of Contributors for our archives.

The Fox Chase Reading Series  partnered with Ryerss Museum and Library in Fox Chase to present eight events featuring 16 Poets in the second floor gallery of the museum.       





Our Poetry Editor Diane Sahms-Guarnieri conducted 2 workshops in 2012. The Tenth Muse Poetry Workshop for the Delaware Literary Connection in April and for The Fox Chase Reading Series at The Hop Angel in November.




The Fox Chase Review and Reading Series Blog promotes our readings, poets, writers,  interviews, book reviews and general information of interest for our readers and the Fox Chase community.

We are looking forward to 2013 with nine events featuring eighteen poets/writers reading for The Fox Chase Reading Series at Ryerss Museum and Library.  For dates and times please see our schedule at: http://www.foxchasereview.org/12AW/docs/ReadingSeries2013.pdf . In January we will release of the Winter/Spring 2013 edition of The Fox Chase Review and are pleased to announce Poets on the Porch returns with 17 poets reading on the porch of Ryerss Museum and Library on July 13th.

The review and reading series are made possible by

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Poetry Editor Diane Sahms-Guarnieri

SR Moser
Fiction/Web Editor S.R. Moser


Fiction Editor T.G. Davidson

Rodger Lowenthal reading 3-27-11

Occasional Book Reviewer and Host Rodger Lowenthal

In addition to contributors of book reviews and the poets and writers who grace our review with their work and read at our series. We do this for our love of the art of the written word and look forward to 2013 and your continued support.

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– g emil reutter

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


Poets in the Park 2011- A Great Evening of Poetry

A great night was had by all in Fox Chase, thanks to our poets and the great crowd who came out on a breezy summer evening to enjoy poetry. Photographs of the event are at this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157624478593342/

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

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

Poetry by:  Michelle Chan Brown,  Ingrid Keir,  Anthony Buccino, Michael Lee Johnson, April Lindner, K.M. Dersley,  Glenna Luschei, Judy Kronenfeld, Aaron Belz, B.E. Kahn, Lynne Thompson, Rebecca  Schumejda,  Jacob Russell, Carolyn Smart

Fiction by:  A. Igoni Barrett, Michelle Reale

We hope you enjoy this issue.

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Photos from 2nd Tuesdays 11-10-09

Thanks to Ron Fichman, Rodger Lowenthal, Tracy Greenlee, Rachelle Cheykin, Joe Roarty, Jay Sivitz and our host Diane Sahms-Guarnieri. You can see photos by clicking this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157615011933081/

Sherlock and Conrad knock em out in Fox Chase

Photos from The Fox Chase Reading Series with Poets CA Conrad and Frank Sherlock at 3 Sisters Corner Cafe in Fox Chase, Philadelphia, Pa. can be viewed here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157614581079088/

Special thanks to Frank and CA in addition to open mic readers Ruth Demming, Linda Bennett, Mary Brucker, Rodger Lowenthal, Dave Worrell and Joe Roarty.

A great time was had by all and Frank and CA did a great job.


OCT 13th- 2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic at The Blue Ox Bistro

2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic

 The Fox Chase Review and The Blue Ox Bistro


The Fox Chase Reading Series

2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic

September 8, 2009

7pm to 9pm

Host: Diane Sahms-Guarnieri 

Please join us for the “2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic” at The Blue Ox Bistro located at Rhawn St. and Oxford Ave in the Fox Chase Section of Philadelphia. Come early to sign up and enjoy the great atmosphere of The Blue Ox Bistro, excellent menu and ten rotating drafts on tap.  Sign up early for the open mic by emailing us at foxchasereadingseries@yahoo.com 

Transportation: Our venues are located one block from the Septa Fox Chase Station. The station is 15 minutes from Market East Station via the R-8 in Center City. If you take the R-8 to “2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic” save your receipt- The Blue Ox Bistro will pay your fare!  The Fox Chase Bus Loop also services the 18 and 24. There is free parking behind the Bistro.

Whats up next?

The Autumn Winter 2009 edition of The Fox Chase Review is due first week of September.

September 26- C.A. Conrad and Frank Sherlock @ 3 Sisters Corner Cafe