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Philadelphia Poetry Festival

04/26/2014 11:00 am
04/26/2014 4:00 pm

In celebration of National Poetry Month, The Philadelphia Poetry Festival will take place on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the Montgomery Auditorium, at the Philadelphia Free Library, 1901 Vine Street,Philadelphia, PA, 19103.  Special guests include Katie Ford and Michelle Taransky.

The Philadelphia Poetry Festival is an event featuring all day poetry readings, it’s an afternoon dedicated to celebrating Greater Philadelphia poetry in all of its manifestations, and to unite and showcase the diverse organizations that work throughout the region to promote and share poetry. For further information about this event, and to sign up, emailPhilapoetryfest@comcast.net.

 

PHILADELPHIA POETRY FESTIVAL   –  2014 Schedule

1ST SET * Hosted by CHARLES CARR

Monday Poets Series

(Kay Wisniewski / Lamont Dixon)

* PoetryWITS

(Elise Brand / Student Contest Winner)

PoetryPlus.com

(Cathy Celley)

*  34th Street Poets

(B.E. Kahn /Deidra Greenleaf Allen)

Mad Poets Society/ Young Poets

    Contest /MPR

(Richard S. Bank / David Kertis)

2ND SET * Hosted by EILEEN M. D’ANGELO

* Manayunk Roxborough Art Center

      / Schuylkill Valley Journal

(David Kozinski)

*  Moonstone Art Center

(Charles Carr)

The Green Line Reading & Interview

      Series

(Leonard Gontarek / Steve Burke)

* Farley’s Bookstore -Poetry Series

(Bernadette McBride)

*  Philadelphia Writers Conference

(James Knipp )

*  National Black Authors Tour

(Maurice Henderson)

3RD SET * Hosted by  HAYDEN SAUNIER

*  Montgomery County Poet Laureate Program

(JC Todd / Kristina Moriconi)

*Painted Bride Quarterly

(Paul Siegell)

*Philadelphia Stories

(Courtney Bambrick / Margot Douiahy)

Asian Arts Initiative

(Juliette Lee)

*Panoramic Poetry

(Crucial )

*  Philadelphia Poets

(Rosemary Cappello / Maria Fama)

 Featured Guest:  MICHELLE TARANSKY

 4th SET * Hosted by  LEONARD GONTAREK

APIARY 

(Mai Schwartz)

Cleaver Magazine

(Karen Rile /Luke Stromberg)

Musehouse: A Center for the

      Literary Arts

(Grant Clauser / Elizabeth Leo)

New Purlieu Review 

(Deborah Fries)

The Collective at LaRose Jazz Club

(Jody Austin)

* Featured Guest:    KATIE FORD

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