Sunday, March 31, 2024

April 6th in South Euclid: A Gathering of Laurels II

A Gathering of Laurels II

Ohio Poets Laureate read from their work for National Poetry Month on Saturday, April 06, 2024 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Join us as Poets Laureate from around Ohio share their work. Doc Janning, the Inaugural Poet Laureate of the City of South Euclid, will emcee the event. Books will be available for sale and signing, and we'll celebrate with light refreshments.

Featured poets:

John Burroughs, Beat Poet Laureate Emeritus of Ohio and the U.S.

Sandra Feen, Beat Poet Laureate of Ohio

Doc Janning, Inaugural Poet Laureate of South Euclid and Third Poet Laureate of Cuyahoga County

Jeremy Jusek, Poet Laureate of Parma

Jonie McIntire, Poet Laureate of Lucas County

Ray McNiece, Poet Laureate Emeritus of Cleveland Heights

Dr. Mary Weems, Poet Laureate Emeritus of Cleveland Heights

1876 S. Green Road
Writers Center Conference Room
South Euclid, Ohio 44121

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Video of The Muse's Mic: Ep 3. A conversation with John Burroughs

So grateful to hosts James Bryant and Sandra Feen and all the good people who joined in for an enjoyable conversation last night on The Muse's Mic: Ep 3. A conversation with John Burroughs. If you missed it, here's the video. 
And don't forget to tune in next time, when their guest will be Rick C. Christiansen.

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Tune in on 3/27 for the The Muse's Mic, Episode 3, feat. John Burroughs

On Wednesday, March 27th at 7 p.m. Eastern, SpoFest hosts James Bryant and Ohio Beat Poet Laureate Sandra Feen will talk poetry and writing with recent U.S. National Beat Poet Laureate, John Burroughs. Includes audience Q&A.
We will also play the Fill in the Blank game, where John and a member of our audience will have a chance to win a gift card of their choice.
The Muse's Mic
Conversations with Creative Minds: Writers, Musicians, visual artists, and more.
Join us LIVE on Zoom! "Doors" open around 6:45 p.m. Register here: 

Or watch it LIVE on Facebook: (live stream begins around 7 p.m. Eastern)

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Two pieces in Night Owl Narrative (a Cajun Mutt rag) No.3

I'm pleased that two atypical pieces of mine ("Over the Rimbaud" and "Well Met") appear in volume three of Night Owl Narrative, published by Cajun Mutt Press. Other contributors to this incredible book include Ben Holland, Blu K. Boss, Scott Laudati, Jay Passer, A.L. Locke, Michael Duckwall, Ron Whitehead, Jim Murdoch, Wayne F. Burke, Ryan Quinn Flanagan, Joe Szalinski, Efe Tusder, Randy Barnes, Rot Duffield, Dan Flore III, LB Sedlacek, William Teets, William David Pollard, Robert Ragan, Dan Denton, Heath Brougher, Dee Allen, Lynn White, Wendy Cartwright, Sanjeev Sethi, Daniel S. Irwin, Austin Burrows, Wolfgang Carstens, Merritt Waldon, Rob Azevedo, and Jonathan S Baker. So many thanks to editor and publisher James Dennis Casey IV.

Order your copy here: