Join me on Saturday, October 11 2008, from 1:00pm - 3:00pm at McMichael Park in East Falls (Henry Ave & Coulter - Philadelphia, PA 19129) where poets from nearby neighborhoods gather to celebrate the diversity of our community. Here's the schedule:
1:00 -- Intro/Welcome/General Plug for author books, etc.
1:05 -- PETER KROK, editor of the Schuylkill Valley Journal and humanities/poetry director of the Manayunk Art Center
1:15 -- PHYLINDA REYNOLDS, native Oklahoman and current Germantonian
1:25 -- SYDNEY COFFIN, East Falls resident and University City High School English teacher
1:35 -- YOLANDA WISHER, Germantown Friends School English teacher
1:45 -- ASHRAF OSMAN, Mount Airy resident and administrator of PhillyPoetry.com
1:55 -- Catch-up/Reintroduce event/Plug author books, events, etc.
2:00 -- DONNA WOLF-PALACIO, UArts workshop leader and author of an Academy of Fine Arts’ Print Award-winning book of translated and illustrated Chinese poems
2:10 -- MIKE COHEN, host of Poetry Aloud and Alive at Big Blue Marble in Mount Airy
2:20 -- MELISSA DEGEZELLE, Manayunk resident and new mother
2:30 -- HAL SIROWITZ, author of Mother Said, the best-selling translated book of poetry in Norway
2:40 -- TRAPETA MAYSON, Germantown resident and Pew and PCA fellow and Leeway awardee
2:50 -- Closing/Plugs/Spillover/etc.
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