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It’s National Poetry Month – FCR and Links to Reading Venues in Philly

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It’s National Poetry Month and the Philadelphia Poetry Scene offers poets and lovers of poetry many venues and magazines to enjoy  during the month.

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The Fox Chase Review and Reading Series offers our online review at www.foxchasereview.org offering a blend of local, national and international poets and writers. The reading series is held at Ryerss Museum and Library and on April 28th will feature Poets Christine Klocek-Lim and Le Hinton and an open mic following the features.(https://foxchasereview.wordpress.com/2013 ) 

Our blog https://foxchasereview.wordpress.com/ offers information on the reading series, interviews, book reviews, poetry news and general information. We hope you take the time to get to know the review and reading series and come out to Ryerss to listen to great poetry.

The scene in the Philadelphia area is vibrant and we offer the following links in no particular order to reading series we believe you will enjoy:

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Moonstone Arts Center: http://www.moonstoneartscenter.org/

Philadelphia Poetry Festival: http://phillypoetryfest.blogspot.com

Apiary: http://apiarymagazine.com/

Asian Arts Initiative: http://www.asianartsinitiative.org/programs/performances.php

International House: http://ihousephilly.org/events/national-poetry-month-rudy-burckhardt/

Philadelphia Stories: http://www.philadelphiastories.org/

Kelly Writers House: http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/

Painted Bride Quarterly: http://pbq.drexel.edu/

Russian Heritage Festival : http://www.mosaicafestival.com/

National Museum of American Jewish History Presents-  Words Off the Page: An Evening with Distinguished Women Poets http://www.nmajh.org/CalendarEvent.aspx?eventid=34

Temple Poets and Writers Series: http://www.temple.edu/creativewriting/events/PnW/

Rosemont College National Poetry Month Celebration http://www.rosemont.edu/safety-alerts/index.aspx

The Muse House: http://www.musehousecenter.com/

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Chapter and Verse: http://chapterhousereadings.blogspot.com/

Philadelphia Poetry Collective: http://www.philadelphiapoetrycollective.com/

Moveable Beats: http://moveablebeats.wordpress.com/

Montgomery County Poet Laureate Program: http://www.a2pwebdesign.com/montcopoet/

Manayunk Roxborough Arts Center:  http://mrartcenter.org/

Panoramic Poetry: https://www.facebook.com/panoramic.poetry

Philadelphia Poets: http://home.comcast.net/~redrose108/site/?/event/

Poets and Prophets: http://www.poetsandprophets.com/newsandevents.html

Mad Poets Society: http://www.madpoetssociety.com/

Monday Poets at the Main Philadelphia Library: http://www.freelibrary.org/libserv/monpoets.htm

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Philly Cypher: http://www.phillycypher.com/

Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement: http://phillyyouthpoets.org/

The Pigeon Presents: https://www.facebook.com/thephillypigeon

Green Line Café: http://greenlinecafe.com/4689-2/poetry/

Poetdelphia: http://poetdelphia.wordpress.com/

Community College of Philadelphia: http://www.ccp.edu/site/academic/creativewriting/writers_festival.html

Philadelphia Spoken Word : http://www.poetry247.com/philadelphia/

If we missed a venue please send us a link and we will include it the listing.

Foxchasereview@gmail.com

-g emil reutter

Brake and Meora in Fox Chase November 28th

The Fox Chase Review and The Mad Poets Society present The Fox Chase Reading Series @ 3 Sisters Corner Café on November 28th at 2pm. 

Featured Poets:

Mel Brake and Adam Meora

 An Open Mic follows the featured poets.

Mel Brake:

Mel Brake was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated with a B.S. degree from West Chester University. As a romantic, he has written poetry as a method of healing, self-love and to express his inner thoughts and feelings. He was featured poet at Robin’s Book Store by Philadelphia Poets, Live Poets Society, Mad Poets Society, Poets and Prophets, Manayunk Art Center and many others. His works are in Philadelphia Poets Journal 2007 and 2008, Mad Poets Review Fall 2007, and Fox Chase Review 2008. He was recently the poet of the month on Janet Mason’s online magazine. His first published CD/chapbook entitled; Adoration of The Sol is available at www.myspace.com.

To read the poetry of Mel Brake please visit The Fox Chase Review at:

http://www.foxchasereview.org/08AW/17-MelBrake.html

Adam Meora

Adam Meora is a Philadelphia based poet. Adam is the Director of The Poetics Arts Performance Project and hosted The Blam Series in the East Falls section of the city. He has been published in the small and electronic press.

To read the poetry of Adam Meora please visit The Fox Chase Review at:

http://www.foxchasereview.org/08AW/18-AdamMeora.html

This December in Fox Chase:

December 8th @ 7pm – 2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic at The Blue Ox Bistro

Reminder: Lou McKee in Fox Chase October 31st

The Fox Chase Review and The Mad Poets Society presents The Fox Chase Reading Series @ 3 Sisters Corner Cafe October 31st @2pm.

Featured Poet: Louis McKee

Louis Mckee has poems forthcoming in APR, 5 A.M., Chiron Review, Pearl, and Rattle among others. RIVER ARCHITECTURE, a selected poems was published in 1999, and a collection of newer work, NEAR OCCASSIONS OF SIN, appeared in 2006. Adastra Press has published MARGINALIA, a volume of his translations from Old Irish of monastic poems. STILL LIFE, a chapbook of poems has been issued from Foothills Publishing and JAMMING, is a prize winner and forthcoming from TLOLP.

To read the poetry of Louis McKee please visit:

http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/05-LMcKee.html

An open mic will follow Mr. McKee

3  Sisters Corner Cafe is located at the corner of Barnes and Loney Streets just off Oxford Ave. in the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia.  3 Sisters is located one block from the R-8 Fox Chase regional rail terminal and the SEPTA 18 and 24 stop in front of the cafe.

THIS NOVEMBER IN FOX CHASE:

November 10th @7pm – Second Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic @ The Blue Ox Bistro

November 28th @2pm- Mel Brake and Adam Meora feature @ 3 Sisters Corner Cafe

CONRAD AND SHERLOCK IN FOX CHASE SEPT. 26TH

This Saturday, CA Conrad and Frank Sherlock will be reading at 3 Sisters Corner Cafe in Fox Chase. For more information please click:

CONRAD AND SHERLOCK IN FOX CHASE SEPT. 26TH

Photos from Quatroche-Gager Reading

These are photos from the Quatroche-Gager reading at 3 Sisters Corner Café in Fox Chase. A great time was had by all. Photos can be viewed by clicking this link:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157614581079088/

Poetry in Fox Chase- Saturday July 25th

On July 25th @ 2pm The Fox Chase Review and The Mad Poets Society  present The Fox Chase Reading Series @ 3 Sisters Corner Café featuring poets Vincent Quatroche from Fredonia New York and Timothy Gager from Boston. The café is located at the corner of Barnes and Loney Streets in the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia and is easily accessed by public transportation- R-8 Fox Chase Local and the 18 and 24 Septa Bus Routes. An open mic follows.

Quatroche and Gager in Fox Chase July 25th

The Fox Chase Review and The Mad Poets Society

 Present

The Fox Chase Reading Series

@ 3 Sisters Corner Café

Corner of Barnes and Loney Streets

Fox Chase Section

Philadelphia, Pa. 19111

July 25, 2009

2pm to 4pm

Quatroche and Gager

Vincent Quatroche is from Fredonia New York and is a Professor at Fredonia State University . Quatroche has released two CD’S of his work at Sleeping Giant Records and has published several full length collections of his poetry and prose. Quatroche was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His latest release is expected this summer. You can view his website is www.rubbereden.com 

Timothy Gager is the author of seven books of short fiction and poetry. The poetry chapbooks, These Poems are not Pink Clouds (Propaganda Press) and this is where you go when you are gone (Cerena Barva Press) were released in 2008. He hosts the Dire Literary Series in Cambridge, Massachusetts every month and is the co-founder of Somerville News Writers Festival.

His Short Stories have appeared in Twelve Stories, Word Riot, Skive, Dogzplot, Six Sentences, 55 Word, The Binnacle, Scene Boston, Thieve’s Jargon, Long Short Story, The Smoking Poet, Zygote in My Coffee, Slurve, Poor Mojo’s Almanac, Tuesday Shorts, VerbSap, Long Short Story, The Smoking Poet, Write This Magazine and Further Fenway Fiction. Timothy’s poetry has been published in The Blood Orange Review, The Fox Chase Review, Night Train, Poems for All, Right Hand Pointing, GUD, Boston Poetry Journal (Bad Ass Edition), Edifice Wrecked, Blue Print Review, Barnstorm, Lit Up Magazine, Hobart, The Long Islander, Spare Change, Delmarva Review, High Horse, Third Lung Review, Poesy XXIV and The Ibbetson Street Journal. He has had over 150 works of fiction and poetry published since 2007 and of which four have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

Timothy is the current Fiction Editor of The Wilderness House Literary Review, the founding co-editor of The Heat City Literary Review and has edited the book, Out of the Blue Writers Unite: A Book of Poetry and Prose from the Out of the Blue Art Gallery.

A graduate of the University of Delaware, Timothy lives in Dedham, Massachusetts and is employed as a social worker.

Photos from 6-27-09 FCRS featuring Amy King

http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157614581079088/

Ouzoonian and King in Fox Chase June 27th

The Fox Chase Review and The Mad Poets Society

 Present

The Fox Chase Reading Series

@ 3 Sisters Corner Café

Corner of Barnes and Loney Streets

Fox Chase Section

Philadelphia, Pa. 19111

June 27, 2009

2pm to 4pm

Featured Poets: Amy King and Amy Ouzoonian

 

Amy King is the author of I’m the Man Who Loves You and Antidotes for an Alibi, both from Blazevox Books, The People Instruments (Pavement Saw Press), and most recently, Kiss Me With the Mouth of Your Country (Dusie Press). She edits the Poetics List, sponsored by The Electronic Poetry Center (SUNY-Buffalo/University of Pennsylvania), moderates the Women’s Poetry Listserv (WOMPO), and teaches English and Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College. Her poems have been nominated for several Pushcart Prizes, and she has been the recipient of a MacArthur Scholarship for Poetry. Amy King was also the 2007 Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere. She is currently editing an anthology, The Urban Poetic, forthcoming from Factory School. For information on the reading series Amy co-curates, go to The Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series blog.

 

Amy Ouzoonian is an Armenian-American poet, playwright, journalist and artist. She received her BA in Journalism and Creative Writing for the Theater from SUNY New Paltz. She is the author of Your Pill (Foothills Publishing, 2004) and is the editor of two anthologies: Skyscrapers, Taxis and Tampons (Fly By Night Press, 1999) and In the Arms of Words: Poems for Tsunami Relief (Sherman Asher Press, 2005). 

You can read the poetry of Amy King and Amy Ouzoonian in the 2008 Autumn/Winter Edition of the Fox Chase Review.

 An Open Mic follows the featured readers.

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. The Fox Chase Bus Loop also services the 18 and 24

This June in Fox Chase

 The Fox Chase Review and The Blue Ox Bistro

Present

The Fox Chase Reading Series

2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic

June 9, 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.

 

The Fox Chase Review and The Mad Poets Society

 Present

The Fox Chase Reading Series

@ 3 Sisters Corner Café

Corner of Barnes and Loney Streets

Fox Chase Section

Philadelphia, Pa. 19111

June 27, 2009

2pm to 4pm

Featured Poets: Amy King and Amy Ouzoonian 

Amy King is the author of I’m the Man Who Loves You and Antidotes for an Alibi, both from Blazevox Books, The People Instruments (Pavement Saw Press), and most recently, Kiss Me With the Mouth of Your Country (Dusie Press). She edits the Poetics List, sponsored by The Electronic Poetry Center (SUNY-Buffalo/University of Pennsylvania), moderates the Women’s Poetry Listserv (WOMPO), and teaches English and Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College. Her poems have been nominated for several Pushcart Prizes, and she has been the recipient of a MacArthur Scholarship for Poetry. Amy King was also the 2007 Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere. She is currently editing an anthology, The Urban Poetic, forthcoming from Factory School. For information on the reading series Amy co-curates, go to The Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series blog. 

Amy Ouzoonian is an Armenian-American poet, playwright, journalist and artist. She received her BA in Journalism and Creative Writing for the Theater from SUNY New Paltz. She is the author of Your Pill (Foothills Publishing, 2004) and is the editor of two anthologies: Skyscrapers, Taxis and Tampons (Fly By Night Press, 1999) and In the Arms of Words: Poems for Tsunami Relief (Sherman Asher Press, 2005). 

You can read the poetry of Amy King and Amy Ouzoonian in the 2008 Autumn/Winter Edition of the Fox Chase Review

Seating on first come first serve basis

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. The Fox Chase Bus Loop also services the 18 and 24 

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