River Heron Review opens its fourth submission period on September 1. Submissions will be accepted until midnight on November 30. See submission guidelines on the submission page. Please note that all submissions are read anonymously as a measure of fairness to all submitters. Submit up to 5 of your best. We look forward to reading your work.
Poetry Don’t Slam (that beer) Open Mic Event for poets, spoken word artists, and friends! Weyerbacher Brewery will be on site to provide refreshment with 10% to benefit Friends of the Free Library of New Hope Solebury. This family friendly, non-judgmental, free event is hosted by Kelleen Gebler of the Friends of the Free Library.
No River Twice is a multi-vocal, improvisational collaborative reading making a connection between the audience and the readers of the group. The audience directs the content. The poets comply with thematically driven poems that range from whimsical to serious, melancholy to joyous. Come be a part of the collaboration.
An Author Expo featuring the works of local authors of all genres will be held at the Yardley-Makefield branch of the Bucks County Free Library. Come to chat with the authors, browse and purchase their books.
The annual installation of the new Bucks County Poet Laureate for 2019, Mary Jo LoBello Jerome, will take place with readings by the poet laureate and others including Chad Frame, the 2017 Montgomery County Poet Laureate. Come celebrate the occasion at Bucks County Community College Tyler Hall.
Join Wendy Steginsky and the poetry-loving crowd at Doylestown Bookshop for an evening reading.
Bucks County poet, Hayden Saunier, will join Toi Derricotte at Frenchtown’s Art Yard for an evening of poetry. Join the poets and what is sure to be an enthusiastic audience in this dedicated performance space in the New Jersey river town. Tickets are free and recommended: https://artyard.org/calendar-of-events/.
Poet, painter, sculptor, and photographer, Patricia Goodrich will be reading from her collection of poems at the always friendly, wonderfully cozy Lahaska Bookshop. Come hear this artist share her perspective of the world in words.
Katherine Falk and the Newtown Library Company…great together. Coming up Friday, October 18 at 7:30. Sure to be a hit.