We are pleased to announce a new reading series that will be coming to Philadelphia in 2023. A formal announcement of when and where and who will be forthcoming in January of 2023.
Most Read Reviews @ North of Oxford 2022
Just in time for holiday shopping! Most read reviews as determined by the readership of North of Oxford
Casualty Reports by Martha Collins
All the Songs We Sing – Edited by Lenard D. Moore
A Poetics of the Press: Interviews with Poets, Printers, & Publishers edited by Kyle Schlesinger
Smoking the Bible by Chris Abani
Contra natura by Rodolfo Hinostroza Translated by Anthony Seidman
The Flash Fiction of Lydia Davis
The Upright Dog by Carl Fuerst
Punks: New & Selected Poems by John Keene
The World’s Lightest Motorcycle by Yi Won, Translated from Korean by E. J. Koh and Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello
getting away with everything by Vincent Cellucci and Christopher Shipman
Along the Way by Scott Pariseau
A Feeling Called Heaven by Joey Yearous-Algozin
Poolside at the Dearborn Inn by Cal Freeman
Your Nostalgia Is Killing Me by John Weir
The Bar at Twilight by Frederic Tuten
Ten Most Read Poets @ North of Oxford 2022
Ten most read poets as determined by the readership of North of Oxford for 2022
How Dreams Grow by Manasi Diwakar
Layers of Blankets by Doug Holder
Pandemic of Violence Anthology II – Poets Speak
The Ballad of Morbid and Putrid By Sawyer Lovett
Pandemic of Violence Anthology I – Poets Speak
Sisson’s by Eric D. Goodman
High Stakes by Ryan Quinn Flanagan
Two Poems by Susana H. Case
The Game by Matthew Ussia
Two Poems by Kerry Trautman
A Great Afternoon of Poetry
Thanks to poets Thaddeus Rutkowski, Amy Barone, Peter Baroth, J.C. Todd, Evan Anders and Dave Worrell for an outstanding afternoon of poetry hosted by Diane Sahms-Guarnieri. North of Oxford presented an Autumn Poetry Reading at Chase’s Hop Shop. Thanks to Frank Huynh for hosting us. Here are some photographs of the event in no particular order.
North of Oxford Presents – National Poetry Month @ Chase’s Hop Shop – 4-30-22
North of Oxford Presents
National Poetry Month @ Chase’s Hop Shop
7235 Rising Sun Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
April 30th – 2pm to 5pm
Diane Sahms-Guarnieri, a native Philadelphia poet living in Lawndale since 1986, is author of four full-length poetry collections and most recently a chapbook, COVID-19 2020 A Poetic Journal (Moonstone Press, 2021). Published in North American Review, Sequestrum Journal of Literature & Arts and Brushfire Literature & Arts Journal, among others, she is poetry editor at North of Oxford’s online literary journal and teleworks full-time for the government. www.dianesahmsguarnieri.com .
Charles Rammelkamp is Prose Editor for Brick House Books in Baltimore and Reviews Editor for The Adirondack Review. His most recent releases are Sparring Partners from Mooonstone Press, Ugler Lee from Kelsay Books and Catastroika from Apprentice House.
Sawyer Lovett is a writer, bookseller, and professor. He is a pretty good person, but he is always trying to be better.
Ezra Solway is a jack of some trades. A poet, fiction writer, reporter living in Philadelphia, where he earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Temple University. He has taught English in Akko, Israel; sold electricity door-to-door; and waited tables at a Japanese karaoke lounge, among other eclectic posts. Currently, he is the Assistant Editor of the Jewish Community Voice, a local newspaper covering Southern New Jersey. https://www.ezrasolway.com/
Jane-Rebecca Cannarella (she/her) is a writer and editor living in Philadelphia. She is the editor of HOOT Review and Meow Meow Pow Pow Lit, and a former genre editor at Lunch Ticket. She’s the author of Better Bones and Marrow, both published by Thirty West Publishing House, The Guessing Game published by BA Press, and Thirst and Frost forthcoming from Vegetarian Alcoholic Press. https://www.instagram.com/anotherintro/?hl=en
Paul Ilechko is the author of three chapbooks, most recently “Pain Sections” (Alien Buddha Press). His work has appeared in a variety of journals, including Rogue Agent, January Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Book of Matches and Pithead Chapel. He lives with his partner in Lambertville, NJ.
Cleveland Wall is a poet, teaching artist, and maker of things out of other things. She performs with interactive poetry troupe No River Twice and with musical combo The Starry Eyes. Her first full-length poetry collection, Let X=X , was published by Kelsay Books in the fall of 2019. She is also the sole librarian at Books on the Hill, a mighty twig of the Bethlehem Area Public Library. https://www.clevelandwall.com/
Carl Kaucher is a poet, photographer, and urban explorer who lives in Temple, Pa. He is the author of two chap books, “Sideways Blues ( Irish mountain and beyond )”, “Postpoemed” and most recently “Peripheral Debris.” His work has appeared in numerous publications and on line. The writing explores his experiences wandering urban spaces near his home and throughout Pennsylvania. Using his photography and writing, Carl has been exploring the overlooked places and documenting the chance occurrences that happen to him and by doing so gives us the opportunity to reflect upon those similar events happening in our lives also. More info can be found at https://www.facebook.com/CarlKaucher/ and on instagram @Carlkaucher.
Dave Worrell is the author of We Who Were Bound and Close to Home featuring paintings by Catherine Kuzma. Dave’s poems have appeared in Slant, Canary, Heroin Chic, Shot Glass Journal, Referential Magazine, Wild River Review, and elsewhere. He has performed his music-backed poems at Chris’ Jazz Café in Philadelphia and The Cornelia Street Café in New York. He began writing poetry toward the end of his 30-plus year law career, has taught writing at area community colleges and business law to undergraduates at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business.
Michael Griffith is a story-teller at heart, a teacher, problem-solver, and helper at heart. He has been freelance writing and editing on-and-off on the professional level for over 25 years. Michael has taught courses in communication, public speaking, mass media, film studies, logic, developmental English, and creative writing. He currently teaches for-credit classes at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, NJ and Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, NJ. https://michaelgriffithwordpress.wordpress.com/
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