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LitLife Poetry Festival – April 25th @ Rosemont College



The LitLife Poetry Festival will be held on April 25th at Rosemont College. The college is located at 1400 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

For the complete schedule of events for the LitLife Poetry Festival visit: https://squareup.com/market/philadelphia-stories/litlife-poetry-festival


Recommended Reading for National Poetry Month 5

This is the fifth in a series of recommended books to read for National Poetry Month by the editors of The Fox Chase Review and hosts of The Fox Chase Reading Series

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From F. Omar Telan 

 Bill Knott by Bill Knott

First and foremost, Bill Knott… his whole catalog… which is all free here http://www.billknottarchive.com/pdfbooks/

American Poetry The Next Generation

My favorite Poetry anthology of all time is American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series) edited by Gerald Costanzo and Jim Daniels


The Collected Poems of Ai

In general, I prefer digesting poems in shorter collections, you cannot beat the experience of delving into The Collected Poems of Ai


satan says

The first volume of contemporary Poetry I read was Satan Says by Sharon Olds


The Prose Poem

 I haven’t read The Prose Poem: An International Anthology edited by Michael Benedikt. I can’t even find it. So I recommend finding it, reading it, and then giving it to me.



– F Omar Telan is a poet and artist. He will co-host Poets on the Porch 2015 on July 11th. He can be found here: http://www.telan.org/

Recommended Reading for National Poetry Month 4

This is the fourth in a series of recommended books to read for National Poetry Month by the editors of The Fox Chase Review and hosts of The Fox Chase Reading Series


From Russell Reece

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Love is a Dog from Hell by Charles Bukowski



The Trouble with Poetry by Billy Collins


Russell Reece is a poet and short fiction writer and serves as a fiction editor of The Fox Chase Review. You can find him at: http://www.russellreece.com/

Recommended Reading for National Poetry Month 3

This is the third in a series of recommended books to read for National Poetry Month by the editors of The Fox Chase Review and hosts of The Fox Chase Reading Series


From Bruce Kramer

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 The Complete English Poems of George Herbert




 the man

 The Man with Night Sweats by Thom Gunn



 S O S: Poems of Amiri Baraka 1961-2013


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 Play the Piano Drunk Like A Percussion Instrument Until the Fingers Begin to Bleed a Bit by Charles Bukowski


Bruce Kramer is a poet and co-host of Poets on the Porch 2015 to be held on July 11th

Poets and Poetry in the News

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A poet thinks he was laid off after 40 years at Howard U., but he isn’t sure.


Postal Service Issuing Stamp To Honor Late Poet Maya Angelou Features Someone Else’s Quote


At iHeART poetry night, diverse voices create unique poems


American Life in Poetry


Adonis bags Kumaran Asan World Prize for poetry


This Is Belgian Chocolate: Manifestations of Poetry


Andrew Motion radio programme wins Ted Hughes poetry award


On Poetry: Poetry is more than just a month


April is Poetry Month, Part II


On an overcast evening, Urdu poetry soars in Jashn-e-Bahar 2015



Recommended Reading for National Poetry Month 2

This is the second in a series of recommended books to read for National Poetry Month by the editors of The Fox Chase Review and hosts of The Fox Chase Reading Series

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From g emil reutter


Do Not Rise by Beth Bachmann



Pomegranate, Sister of the Heart by Carlos Reyes



I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast by Melissa Studdard



City of Eternal Spring by Afaa Michael Weaver



Church of the Adagio by Philip Dacey


-g emil reutter lives and writes in the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. He can be found at https://gereutter.wordpress.com/about/

Recommended Reading for National Poetry Month

This is the first in a series of recommended books to read for National Poetry Month by the editors of The Fox Chase Review and hosts of The Fox Chase Reading Series.


From Diane Sahms-Guarnieri

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 Poems of Akhmatova – selected, translated, and introduced by Stanley Kunitz with Max Hayward



The Poems of Dylan Thomas – Edited with Introduction and Notes by Daniel Jones



 Poetry Daily, 366 Poems from the World’s Most Popular Poetry Website. Diane Boller, Don Selby and Chryss Yost  – Editors / Rita Dove and Dana Gioia – Advisory Editors




 How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry –  Edward Hirsch


Diane Sahms-Guarnieri is a Philadelphia poet and poetry editor of The Fox Chase Review. You can find her at https://dianesahmsguarnieri.wordpress.com/

Amy King is Hungry and Knows What She Wants

I want my poetry and I want to eat too

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Michael and Maguire in Fox Chase- April 27th

michaelDMaguireThe Fox Chase Reading Series is pleased to present our Featured Poets/Writers Reading on April 27th with Poets Ann E. Michael and Dan Maguire 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.

For more information please view these links: https://foxchasereview.wordpress.com/2014/04/01/michael-and-maguire-april-27th/ Broadsides by Michael and Maquire will be available at the reading: https://foxchasereview.wordpress.com/2014/04/05/fcr-broadsides-14-6-and-14-7-available-april-27th/

The Poetry of J.C. Todd in The Fox Chase Review