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MONDAY POETS | Katie Ford & Paul Lisicky

Mon, October 15, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

KATIE FORD’ S latest book of poetry is If You Have to Go , published by Graywolf Press.  Her three previous collections are Blood Lyrics , Colosseum , and Deposition . The recipient of a Lannan Literary Fellowship and the Larry Levis Reading Prize, she teaches at the University of…

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MONDAY POETS | Megan Gillespie & Al Tacconelli

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

MEGAN GILLESPIE is the current poet laureate of Montgomery County. Her work has appeared in  The Florida Review , New Delta Review , and  Cimarron Review . Her honors include fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Millay Colony for the Arts, and Lector…

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MONDAY POETS| Open Mic

Mon, January 7, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

MONDAY POETS at the Free Library of Philadelphia in 2018-2019 includes two open mic programs, one in January of 2019 and one in April. These will be dedicated to hearing from poets who may or may not have published their work, but either way want others to hear it. The…

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Monday Poets| Vernita Hall

Mon, February 11, 2019 6:30 A.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

VERNITA HALL is the author of Where William Walked (Willow Books), winner of the Willow Books Grand Prize for Poetry, and of the Robert Creeley Prize from Marsh Hawk Press. Her book   The Hitchhiking Robot Learns About Philadelphians was published by Moonstone Press as the winner of the…

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Monday Poets | “Whitman @ 200: Art and Democracy, featuring Leonard Gontarek and poets from the Poetry in Common Workshop.”

Mon, May 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Walt Whitman's poetry spanned 19th century American life, and it is fitting that a bridge that crosses the Delaware river connecting Philadelphia and Camden, where he spent the last eighteen years of his life, is named for him. Although he travelled less in America in his…

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