Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Mark thy calendar …

Moveable Beats Reading Series
Leonard Gontarek & Carole Bernstein

Reading their poetry
(brief open to follow)

Sunday, November 12, 2017
6 PM to 7:30 PM

Good Karma Café
928 Pine St. Philadelphia PA

Carole Bernstein has work forthcoming in Hanging Loose and in Supplement, a magazine published by Penn’s Kelly Writers House. She is the author of Familiar (Hanging Loose Press)—which J. D. McClatchy called “an exhilarating book”—and a chapbook, And Stepped Away From the Circle, winner of the 1994 Sow’s Ear Competition. Her poems have appeared in Antioch Review, Bridges, Button Jar, Chelsea, Light, Paterson Literary Review, Poetry, Shenandoah, and Yale Review. Her work has also been included in three anthologies: American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon University Press), Unsettling America (Viking) and The Laurel Hill Poetry Anthology: 175 Years of Reflection (Laurel Hill Press). She is a member of Suppose an Eyes, a Philadelphia poetry group based at Kelly Writers

Leonard Gontarek is the author of six books of poems, including, Take Your Hand
Out of My Pocket, Shiva (2016), nominated for the Paterson Poetry Prize and the
William Carlos William Poetry Award. His poems have appeared in American
Poetry Review, Poet Lore, Verse Daily, and The Best American Poetry, among
others. He coordinates Poetry In Common, Peace/Works, Philly Poetry Day, The Philadelphia Poetry Festival, and hosts The Green Line Reading & Interview Series.
He has received Poetry fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts,
the Mudfish Poetry Prize, the Philadelphia Writers Conference Community Service
Award, and was a Literary Death Match Champion. His poem, 37 Photos From The Bridge, was a Poetry winner for the Big Bridges MotionPoems project in 2015,
and was the basis for the award-winning film by Lori Ersolmaz:

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