Sunday, April 23, 2017

This afternoon …

                & Book Fair!

The Free Poetry Festival

This year's festival will be held at The Rotunda,
4014 Walnut Street in West Philadelphia.
Join us on Sunday, April 23 from 1 PM to 4 PM.
The Event Is Free and Everyone Is Welcome

Each organization will present one poet reading for five minutes.

There will be an area for the circulation of program brochures, flyers and information about dozens of Philadelphia poetry and writing outlets.

The Rotunda – 4014 Walnut Street in West Philadelphia
A wonderful event space!
Lots of street parking – metered and non-metered
Fresh Grocer Parking Garage across Walnut Street
Great places for food & spirits within a block:
Smokey Joe’s, The Greek Lady, Mizu Sushi Bar,
West Philly City Tap House, Bobby’s Burger Palace,
Copabanana, Hummus, & The Last Word Book Shop

Come and find out about all the other poetry orgs, series, coordinators, and more in the Philly and surrounding areas.

Participants will include:

* Painted Bride Quarterly and Reading Series

* Saturnalia Books * Philadelphia Writers Resist

* Mighty Writers *  PhillyCam Philly Loves Poetry

* Mad Poets Society/ Young Poets Contest /Mad Poets Review

* Calypso Press * Philadelphia Community College Certificate Program

* The Green Line Reading Series * Greater Philadelphia Wordshop

* Thread Makes Blanket * Pen & Pencil Club

* Moonstone Reading Series * The Osage Poets Workshops

* Brigid’s House Writers * Big Blue Marble Bookstore Programs

* Philadelphia Writers Conference * Philly Poetry Day

* Unexpected Poetry Project * Poetry Aloud And Alive

The Philadelphia Poetry Festival will include a Poetry Book Fair:
presses and poets signing and selling their books of poems.

The Festival will also include a Tribute to A.V. Christie

and a Tribute to Louis McKee.

For More Information: email Leonard Gontarek –

The Event Is Free and Everyone Is Welcome

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