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Warm February Days at Ryerss

Featured Poets Maria Keane and Michael Steffen

Featured Poets Maria Keane and Michael Steffen

The warm weather in Philadelphia brought a great poetry reading to Ryerss Museum and Library. Featured Poets Maria Keane and Michael Steffen delighted the crowd with their reading. The features were followed by an outstanding open mic with Wendy Schermer, F. Omar Telan, Lynette Espositio, Noah Cutler, Maria Masington, David Kozinnski and Rodger Lowenthal.  You can view additional photographs at this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157629096910438/

Keane and Steffen in Fox Chase February 23rd

The Fox Chase Reading Series is pleased to present our Featured Poets/Writers Reading on February 23rd with Poets Maria Keane and Michael Steffen at Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. The reading will begin @ 2pm in the second floor gallery of the museum. The features will be followed by an open reading

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Maria J. Keane is a visual artist, educator and published poet.  She received her B.A. from Hunter College, N.Y.C. and a Master in Art History from the University of Delaware (Phi Kappa Phi). She is an Arts and Letters member of the National League of American Pen Women and an artist member of the historic Howard Pyle Studio in Wilmington, Delaware. She served as an Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts and Art History at Wilmington University (New Castle Campus, from 1984 to 2009.) You can read the poetry of Maria Keane in The Fox Chase Review at these links: http://www.foxchasereview.org/12AW/MariaKeane.html http://www.foxchasereview.org/13AW/Keane.html

SteffenMichael Steffen is the author of three collections of poetry. His first, No Good at Sea, was published by Legible Press in 2002. His second, Heart Murmur, was released in 2009 by Bordighera Press. Bad Behavior, his third collection, was published by Brick Road Poetry Press in 2012. A long-time resident of northeastern Pennsylvania, Michael was granted a 2002 Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and has had poems appear in a wide variety of journals including Poetry, Potomac Review, The Ledge, Poet Lore, Rhino, Smartish Pace and many others. He is a Y2K graduate of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Vermont College and currently lives in Lancaster, New York. You can read the poetry of Michael Steffen in The Fox Chase Review at these links: http://www.foxchasereview.org/13AW/Steffen.html http://www.foxchasereview.org/10WS/SteffenM.html

….. We’ll Be Back in January

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We are looking forward to a great 2014 here in Fox Chase.

The Winter/Spring 2014 Edition of The Fox Chase Review is slated for release in January. Until then you can enjoy the review at www.foxchasereview.org

We will resume blogging in January 2014.

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Our Featured Poet/Writer Series at Ryerss Museum and Library kicks off on January 26th with Maryann L. Miller and J. Erin Sweeney. Our full lineup for 2014 can be viewed here: http://www.foxchasereview.org/13AW/docs/FCR2014ReadingSchedule.pdf

Amp at Pennypack Environmental Center

Our new outdoor poetry series, Poets @ Pennypack will be held on April 12th and May 10th. Our lineup can be viewed at these links:

April 12th: http://www.foxchasereview.org/13AW/docs/FoxChaseReadingSeries-414.pdf

May 10th: http://www.foxchasereview.org/13AW/docs/FoxChaseReadingSeries514.pdf

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Poets on the Porch at Ryerss Museum and Library will be held on July 13th. Our lineup can be viewed at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/13AW/docs/PoetsonthePorch_2014.pdf

The Autumn/Winter 2013 Edition of The Fox Chase Review is now on line

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The Autumn/Winter 2013 edition of The Fox Chase Review, our 16th, is now live and on line. http://www.foxchasereview.org/Welcome.html

In this edition we are pleased to present:

Poetry by: Michael Adams, J.J. Campbell, John Dorsey, Lynn Esposito, Linda Nemec Foster, Maria Keane,  Jane Rosenberg LaForge,  Adrian Manning, Bernadette McBride, Ann E Michael, Sonnet Mondal, Robert Rosenbloom, Wendy Schermer, Lisa Sewell, Michael Steffen, F Omar Telan, Lynne Thompson and Dave Worrell

We hope you enjoy this edition of the review.

The Editors

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

Issue #16 Coming to a Computer Near You Soon

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Issue #16 of The Fox Chase Review will be released on line soon. This Edition features the poetry of:

Poetry by: Michael Adams, J.J. Campbell, John Dorsey, Lynn Esposito, Linda Nemec Foster, Maria Keane,  Jane Rosenberg LaForge,  Adrian Manning, Bernadette McBride, Ann E Michael, Sonnet Mondal, Robert Rosenbloom, Wendy Schermer, Lisa Sewell, Michael Steffen, F Omar Telan, Lynne Thompson and Dave Worrell 

FROM THE ARCHIEVES

FROM THE ARCHIEVES

This is the third in a series of looking back at poets and writers published in past editions of The Fox Chase Review.

From the Winter/Spring 2010 Edition:

Nathalie Anderson: What Other Kid; Campus; They Say

Elijah J. Pringle III: Chicken Soup Confession; Miss Page Takes Attendance

Michael Steffen: Mirror-Touch; Scar; News from Evergreen Commons

Alice Wootson: End of the Season; Just a Job

Mancinelli and Lowenthal in Fox Chase October 30th

October 30th at 2pm – The Fox Chase Reading Series presents poets  Jim Mancinelli and Rodger Lowenthal at Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.

Roger Lowenthal is a retired educator and poet who has performed his poetry in the Philadelphia area and New York. His poetry and book reviews have been published widely in the small press. His CD titled Blues Poetry will be released in October 2011. You can read the poetry of Rodger Lowenthal in the Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/23-RLowenthal.html

Jim Mancinelli is a living, writing, working Philadelphian. His first chapbook, Primer, was self-published. His second chapbook, In Deep, was published by Plan B Press. His writing is informed by the spirit, the earth, the heavens, and the voices of his heritage. He hosts the Moveable Beats Poetry Series in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia. You can read the poetry of Jim Mancinelli in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/09WS/06-JimMancinelli.html

The featured poets will be followed by an open mic.