poetry reading

Celebrate National Poetry Month in Sellersville – April 23rd

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Diane Sahms-Guarnieri, g emil reutter, Steven Walker 

Followed by an Open Mic 

April 23rd @ 1pm

Daddy O’s Studio –116 N. Main Street, Sellersville, Pa.

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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 .

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g emil reutter is a writer of poems and stories. Sixteen collections of his poetry and fiction have been published. He can be found at: https://gereutter.wordpress.com/about/

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Steven Walker is an award-winning writer, poet, playwright and journalist with approximately 1500 published credits including two horror novels, “Desmodus” and “Hell and Back” and two true crime books, “Blood Trail” and “Predator”.  He helped to establish The Writer’s Room of Bucks County, The Writer’s Web, an internet-based school and marketing tool and was the founding president of the Lehigh Valley Writers Academy.  Walker, a musician and songwriter, currently owns and operates Daddy O’s Studio in Sellersville, PA where he provides guitar lessons and sells musical instruments, books, smoking accessories, tapestries, posters, wiccan items, gemstones and other unique gifts.  Also as a talented artist and photographer, Daddy O’s Studio is a showcase to exhibit and sell his paintings and photos as well as the work of other local artists, photographers and crafters. https://www.daddyos.shop/about

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2021 Featured Poets Reading at Moonstone

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Sunday February 20, 2022 – 2pm

-VIRTUAL-
Readings from the 2021 Featured Poets Anthology
Registration Required – Registration Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsdOmpqDIqH9B0HU4JTUrRJwRTTLd4J5D6

2021 was Moonstone Art Center’s busiest year ever, with 130 program both live and virtual. Of the almost 300 poets featured in these program, 88 have poems in this anthology. Join us as some of the poets read.

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Live at Cafe Improv

Our contributing editors recently performed at Cafe Improv in Princeton, New Jersey. Here are the videos and we hope you enjoy.

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Two Videos From The Hudson Valley

We recently read at The Howland Cultural Center in the town of Beacon in the beautiful Hudson Valley of New York State. It was Diane’s last featured reading of the year and g read in the open. Hayden Wayne was kind enough to record the reading. We hope you have a look and enjoy. Thanks to Robert Milby for booking us. May all of you have a splendid New Year.

Best,

Diane and g

 

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May 20th – Sahms-Guarnieri and Reutter at t.s. Cornerstones in Bristol, Pa.

May 20th @ 2 p.m.

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Open Mic to Follow – Bring your poems to share in the open

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t.s. Cornerstones

401 Mill Street

Bristol, PA 19007

http://www.tscornerstones.com/

Diane Sahms-Guarnieri, Poetry Editor at North of Oxford is a native Philadelphian. She 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). Awarded a grant in poetry from the AEV Foundation in 2013, she was named the winner of the Working People’s Poetry Competition- 2015. She has served as Poet in Residence at Ryerss Museum and Library and as Poetry Editor of The Fox Chase Review. More about Diane can be found at http://www.dianesahms-guarnieri.com/    & https://dianesahmsguarnieri.wordpress.com/

g emil reutter is a writer of poems and stories. He is a Contributing Editor at North of Oxford. Born in Bristol, raised in Levittown he has lived most of his adult life in Philadelphia. Nine collections of his poetry and fiction have been published. He published The Fox Chase Review (2008-2015).  He can be found at https://gereutter.wordpress.com/about/

An Afternoon of Poetry

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January 21st @ 2 p.m.

Chase’s Hop Shop

7235 Rising Sun Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111 

Featuring Poets

Diane Sahms-Guarnieri, Nathalie Anderson, Robert Zell,

James Feichthaler and g emil reutter 

An open mic will follow

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Chase’s Hop Shop is a Gastro Deli featuring an excellent menu and over 500 craft beers. The shop is located at 7235 Rising Sun Avenue and has off street parking in the rear of the shop and on street parking in front, metered. SEPTA service on the 18 and 24 lines is available as well as from the Ryers Station on the Fox Chase line that is about six blocks away.