Monthly Archives: October 2011

Oct. 26th, 2011 – Halloween Bash with Costumed Open Mic

Oct 26 – The Annual Halloween Bash with Costumed open mic!

The Witches of East Wicky Poo are chanting up something  frightening or conjuring a dead poet or two, spinning spider webs into masks or possibly into the annual Wedpoetry Halloween Bash with costume contests in various categories (to be announced) – prizes – chocolate HALLOWEEN POETRY! Woohoo!
We are casting a spell – YOU WILL VISIT Wednesday Night Poetry tonight in a COSTUME or be turned into  (gasp) RHYMING METERED VERSE!
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Oct 19, 2011 – Greg Santos

Greg Santos

October 19 – Greg Santos

Greg Santos is a poet and writing instructor originally from Montreal. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School in Manhattan. Greg’s writing has appeared in The Best American Poetry Blog, McSweeney’s, Poets and Artists, Everyday Genius, Word Riot, and Dingers: Contemporary Baseball Writing (DC Books, 2007), among other publications. He is the poetry editor of the journal pax americana. Greg’s debut poetry collection, The Emperor’s Sofa (DC Books, 2010) was longlisted for the ReLit Awards. He currently lives in New Haven with his wife and daughter.



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Oct. 12 – Open Mic with a twist – The Mashup

Oct 12 –  Open Mic Mashup

Tonight we offer an open mic with a twist. Tonight’s Open Mic “MASHUP” involves this senario: Read two of your own poems and one poem by the person next to you – or one from a chapbook or collection. Some will be on hand to choose from.

The panel talk tonight will be rescheduled due to cancellations by two of the panelists. Ahh well, the best made plans of poets….


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October 5, 2011 – Linda Lerner

Oct 5th – Linda Lerner

Linda Lerner, a New York City Poet, born and raised in Brooklyn, is on her 14th book of poetry, Takes Guts & Years Sometimes, which was published in June by New York Quarterly Books

Previous collections include: Something Is Burning In Brooklyn (2009, Iniquity Press/ Vendetta Books) Living In Dangerous Times (Presa Press, 2007) and City Woman (March Street Press, Fall, 2006, both Small Press Reviews’ Picks). Two previous collections also had that honor; she’s been nominated twice for a pushcart prize. In 1995 she and Andrew Gettler began Poets on the Line, ( the first poetry anthology on the Net for which she received two grants.

She’s published in the New York Quarterly, Onthebus, Louisiana Review, Paterson Literary Review, Ragged Lion Anthology, Chiron Revie, Danse Mcabre, Tribes, Van Gogh’s Ear, Home Planet News, New Verse News, Rusty Truck, She has read widely across the United States.


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