The next poetry reading at the Pen and Pencil Club will take place on Sunday, April 8th at 8pm. g emil reutter, Diane Sahms-Guarnieri, and Emari DiGiorgio are the featured readers followed by an open mic hosted by Bob Zell. Penn and Pencil is located at 1522 Latimer St. in Center City, Philadelphia.
Diane Sahms-Guarnieri, a native Philadelphian, is the author of three full-length poetry collections: Images of Being (Stone Garden Publishing, 2011), Lights Battered Edge (Anaphora Literary Press, 2015), and Night Sweat (Red Dashboard Press, 2016). Her fourth full-length poetry book, The Handheld Mirror of the Mind, forthcoming in 2018 by Kelsay /Aldrich Press. Her poems have appeared in a number of online and print publications. You can visit her at http://dianesahmsguarnieri.wordpress.com/ and http://www.dianesahms-guarnieri.com/
g emil reutter lives and writes in the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia. Nine collections of his poetry and fiction have been published. His work has been published widely in the small and electronic press. You can visit him at http://gereutter.wordpress.com/
Emari DiGiorgio is the author of Girl Torpedo (Agape, 2018), the winner of the 2017 Numinous Orison, Luminous Origin Literary Award, and The Things a Body Might Become (Five Oaks Press, 2017). She’s the recipient of the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize, the Ellen La Forge Memorial Poetry Prize, the Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize, RHINO’s Founder’s Prize, the Woodrow Hall Top Shelf Award, and a poetry fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. She’s received residencies from the Vermont Studio Center, Sundress Academy of the Arts, and Rivendell Writers’ Colony. She teaches at Stockton University, is a Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Poet, and hosts World Above, a monthly reading series in Atlantic City, NJ.