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A Road Well Traveled

Please visit our new book review site : North of Oxford

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FCR has enjoyed a great run, publishing 21 issues of The Fox Chase Review , an international review of poetry and fiction  over seven years. Presented hundreds of poets and writers at our featured reading series, open mic and outdoor poetry events. Thanks to our poetry editor and Broadside publisher, Diane Sahms-Guarnieri. Fiction editors Russell Reece, Robert Hambling Davis, Sandra Davidson, T.G. Davidson, O.L. Barnes. Creative non-fiction editor MM Wittle. Our  occasional reading series hosts, F. Omar Telan, Bruce Kramer, Rodger Lowenthal and Mel Brake.  Thanks to our web editors, Katie Reutter and Sandra Davidson who made the review possible on line.

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Our blog has been widely read, full of  book reviews, essays, poetry and literary news, interviews of poets and writers as well as area news. . We thank all those who contributed to the blog. The main focus of the review, reading series and blog has always been to promote poets and writers and we believe we have achieved this goal.

We now look forward to new challenges and goals, using more of our time to create and explore the craft.

To view past issues of The Fox Chase Review please click on the links under the Masthead.

Thanks to all the poets and writers who contributed, the great editorial staff, and occasional hosts of the readings series who kept FCR going.

The Fox Chase Review

The Fox Chase Reading Series Venues

Featured Reading Series @ 3 Sisters Corner Cafe

Featured Reading Series @ 3 Sisters Corner Cafe

 

Featured Reading Series @ Ryerss Museum and Library

Featured Reading Series @ Ryerss Museum and Library

2nd Tuesdays Open Mic @ The Blue Ox Bistro and Hop Angel Brauhaus

2nd Tuesdays Open Mic @ The Blue Ox Bistro and Hop Angel Brauhaus

2nd Tuesdays Open Mic @ The Red Rooster Inn

2nd Tuesdays Open Mic @ The Red Rooster Inn

Poets In The Park - Lions Park

Poets In The Park – Lions Park

Poets on the Porch @ Ryerss

Poets on the Porch @ Ryerss Museum and Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Poets @ Pennypack

Poets @ Pennypack Park

We leave you with these wise words for all poets and writers to follow:

“Be what you are. Give what is yours to give. Have style. Dare.” – Stanley Kunitz

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Here Comes 2nd Tuesdays

2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic will be on hiatus for the rest of 2010

April 13th- 2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic

2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic will be on hiatus for the rest of 2010

CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH IN FOX CHASE

April 13th– 7pm.

2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic at The Red Rooster Inn , 7960 Dungan Road, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. The Fox Chase Reading Series presents this popular event hosted by Diane Sahms Guarnieri. Come and join us for open mic poetry, good food and a great venue!

Plenty of on site parking and the Septa 19 and 28 stop at the corner of Rhawn and Dungan Street. Sign up early for the open mic by emailing foxchasereadingseries@yahoo.com

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April 24th- 2pm  

Featured Poets Reading at 3 Sisters Corner Café, 7950 Oxford Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. The Fox Chase Reading Series presents Featured Poets Leonard Gontarek and Amy Small-McKinney followed by an open mic.

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Leonard Gontarek is the author of four books of poems: St. Genevieve Watching Over Paris, Van Morrison Can’t Find His Feet, Zen For Beginners, and Déjà Vu Diner (Autumn House Press, 2006). His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Fence, Field, Pool, Volt, The Quarterly, Exquisite Corpse, Hanging Loose, Poetry Northwest, Blackbird and The Best American Poetry (Paul Muldoon, editor). His poems also appear in the anthologies Joyful Noise! American Spiritual Poetry and The Working Poet. He has been nominated five times for the Pushcart Prize, and twice received poetry fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. He conducts poetry workshops at The University City Arts League, Moonstone Art Center, The Kelly Writers House and in the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership. You can read the poetry of Leonard Gontarek in The Fox Chase Review at this link: http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/09-LGontarek.html 

.Amy Small-McKinney’s second chapbook, Clear Moon, Frost, is now available from Finishing Line Press. Her first chapbook, Body of Surrender (Finishing Line 2004), was showcased at Poet’s House in New York. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2004 and again in 2006. Her work has appeared in various journals, including Wild River Review, The Cortland Review, ForPoetry, Elixir Press, Mad Poets Review, upstreet, The Pedestal Magazine, and Blue Fifth Review. She was guest editor for the June 2006 issue of The Pedestal Magazine. Her poem, “Nigeria 2002,” was awarded third place in the 2007 Philadelphia Eco Poetry Project. Her Cockapoo, Willie, is working on second novel, Grrrs of Wrath. You can read the poetry of Amy Small-McKinney in The Fox Chase Review at these links: http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/14-ASmall-McKinney.html and http://www.foxchasereview.org/09WS/10-AmySmallMcKinney.html

3 Sisters Corner Cafe is located one block from the SEPTA R-8 Station which is a 15 minute ride from Market East Station and across the street from the SEPTA Route 18 Bus Loop.

For Directions to our venues please visit: Philadelphia Poetry Map on Google

St.Patrick’s Day at The Red Rooster Inn

St.Patrick’s Day at The Red Rooster Inn

7960 Dungan Road, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111

The only place to be!

2-5 pm Tom McHugh

 5-9 Celtic Connection

Lively entertainment, great Irish food & drink!

The Red Rooster on the web: http://redrooster83.webs.com/

Van Buskirk and Krok in Fox Chase March 27th

The Fox Chase Reading Series, Featured Poets Reading, presents Poets Bill Van Buskirk and Peter Krok on March 27th @2pm at 3 Sisters Corner Café, 7950 Oxford Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. Van Buskirk and Krok will be followed by an open mic.

 . Bill Van Buskirk is a Business professor by day and a Poet the rest of the time. He has published in the Comstock Review, Paterson Literary Review, LIPS, and many other journals. He has won five Ginsberg awards for his work. His book: This Wild Joy that Thrills Outside the Law won the Joie de Vivre Poetry Contest sponsored by the Mad Poet’s Review. His chapbook: Everything that’s Fragile is Important was a finalist in the Jesse Bryce Niles competition sponsored by the Comstock Review. He lives in Bethlehem with his poet-wife Lisa Baron, two children Elizabeth and Sam and the dog, Kazoo—the best singer in the family. He teaches at La Salle University

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Peter Krok is the editor of the Schuylkill Valley Journal and serves as the humanities/poetry director of the Manayunk Art Center where he has coordinated a literary series since 1990. Because of his identification with row house and red brick Philadelphia , he is often referred to as “the red brick poet.” His poems have appeared in the Yearbook of American Poetry, America, Mid-America Poetry Review, Midwest Quarterly, Poet Lore, Potomac Review, Blue Unicorn and numerous other print and on-line journals. In 2005 his poem “10 PM At a Philadelphia Recreation Center ” was included in Common Wealth: Contemporary Poets on Pennsylvania (published by Penn State University ). His book, Looking For An Eye, was published by Foothills Press in 2007. You can read his work in The Fox Chase Review at : http://www.foxchasereview.org/09AW/16-PKrok.html  and http://www.foxchasereview.org/09WS/04-PeterKrok.html

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Celebrate National Poetry Month in Fox Chase!

. Tuesday, April 13th- 7pm

 2ND TUESDAYS POETRY OPEN MIC. The Fox Chase Reading Series presents this popular poetry open mic, hosted by Diane Sahms-Guarnieri. Sign up early by email: foxchasereadingseries@yahoo.com . Red Rooster Inn, 7960 Dungan St. , Philadelphia , PA. Phone: 215-745-1919. 7:00 PM, FREE. There is plenty of parking and the SEPTA route 19 and 28 stop on the corner of Rhawn and Dungan.

. April 24th- 2pm

FEATURED POETS SERIES. The Fox Chase Reading Series presents its monthly featured poets series. Poets Leonard Gontarek and Amy Small-Mckinney will read, followed by an open mic. 3 Sisters Corner Café, 7950 Oxford Ave. , Philadelphia , PA. Phone: 215-725-6848. 2:00 PM, FREE. There is plenty of on street parking and the Septa R-8 to Fox Chase is only 15 minutes from Market East Station. Septa 18 Bus Loop is located across the street from 3 Sisters Corner Cafe.

Please remember to support out venues!

For directions visit:

  • Philadelphia Poetry Map on Google
  • 2nd Tuesdays Kicks off 2nd Year

    The Fox Chase Reading Series 2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic celebrated our one year anniversary at our new venue, The Red Rooster Inn on March 9th. The crowd was treated to the poetry of Rodger Lowenthal, Noah Cutler, Jay Sivitz, Brian Sammond, Thomas McHugh, G Emil Reutter, Alisa LaSasso and our gracious host Diane Sahms- Guarnieri. In celebration of our anniversary the crowd was treated to door prizes of gift certificates to The Red Rooster Inn, 3 Sisters Corner Café and The Fox Chase Deli. 2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic returns to The Red Rooster Inn on April 13th to celebrate National Poetry Month. Photographs from the March 9th reading can be viewed at this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/

    2nd Tuesdays Poetry Open Mic will be on hiatus for the rest of 2010