Category Archives: Travelling Poets Society

TRAVELLING POETS SOCIETY in Keyport

TRAVELLING POETS SOCIETY in Keyport
Michael Burke, Deborah LeVeglia, Eva Mahoney, Mary Ellen O’Brien, Kathy Polenberg, Linda
Radice

Sunday, Febuary 15
3:00-5:00 P.M.
Espresso Joe’s
50 West Front Street
Keyport, NJ

Free Open Mic to follow

Contact: 732-203-9499

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See NJ Poets & Poetry calendar below for additional poetry events.

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TRAVELLING POETS SOCIETY in Keyport

TRAVELLING POETS SOCIETY in Keyport
Michael Burke, Deborah LeVeglia, Eva Mahoney, Mary Ellen O’Brien, Kathy Polenberg, Linda
Radice

Sunday, Febuary 15
3:00-5:00 P.M.
Espresso Joe’s
50 West Front Street
Keyport, NJ

Free Open Mic to follow

Contact: 732-203-9499

***********************************************************
See NJ Poets & Poetry calendar below for additional poetry events.

******************

Delaware Valley Poets, December 2008

No Delaware Valley Poets, Inc. reading in December.
Barnes & Noble has a number of interesting Holiday programs scheduled.
Check out your local Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
DVP will start up again the 2nd Monday in January 2009 at 7:30 pm.
Barnes & Noble Bookstore in the MarketFair Mall, Route 1 South at Meadow Rd., Princeton.
Any questions? Contact Debra at crm2646@bn.com or 609-716-1570
or Joe Longino at Josephlongino@yahoo.com or 609-203-6800


Thursday, December 11, 7:30 p.m. – The Burlington County Poets will meet from 7-9pm at the Burlington Co. Library, 5 Pioneer Blvd., Westampton, NJ 08060. Please bring 10-12 copies of your latest poem to share and critique. Call Library at (609) 267-9660 x 3036 or contact Sheila McDonald by email at smcdon9455@aol.com

DELAWARE VALLEY POETS POETRY WORKSHOP will be held

Wednesday, December 17th at 7:30 p.m. at the Mercer County Library,
Business Route I South, Darrah Lane in Lawrenceville. Please bring 12-15 copies of your poem. Contact Joe at Josephlongino@yahoo.com or call him at 609-203-6800 if you have any questions.

Link to Passaic County Community College NEW JERSEY POETRY CALENDAR NewJerseyPoetryCalendar
Link to Other Poetry Sites PoetLinks The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College has published the Guidelines for submission to the various 2009 Poetry and Fiction prizes. Go to PoetryCenterSubmissionGuidelines

Last Call for WRITING YOUR WAY HOME, A POETRY WEEKEND INTENSIVE
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday December 12, 13, 14, 2008
AT AN ENGLISH MANOR HOUSE: St Marguerite’s Retreat House
Situated on 93 acres of wooded land With pathways that lend themselves
To serene contemplation of nature And nurturing of your creative spirit
Located at the convent of Saint John the Baptist located at 82 West
Main Street, Mendham, NJ
With poets LAURA BOSS & MARIA MAZZIOTTI GILLAN
The purpose of this retreat is to give writers the space and time to focus totally on their own work in a serene and beautiful setting away from the pressures and distractions of daily life. Writing weekend poets will find:
* Support and encouragement * stimulating activities leading to the
creation of new work *
* workshop leaders who are actively engaged in the writing life *
opportunities to read their work aloud to the group * a circle of
writer friends * networking opportunities.
(This writing intensive is open to all writers over the age of
18.)
FIFTEEN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS GRANTED.
Fee Schedule Total $375..
Deposit—November 7, 2008——-$225..
Balance—December 1, 2008———-$150
Total——————————$375..
Early Bird Discount: Deduct $25 if paid in full by November 7, 2008
Total fee includes room, all meals, and all workshops.
Late registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Enrollment is limited.
We already have a list of people signed up for this workshop, so if you are interested, please sign up early.
Mail check payable to Maria Mazziotti Gillan – 40 Post Ave., Hawthorne, NJ 07506
Other questions? Call (973) 684-6555 or (973) 423-2921 or email:
mgillan@pccc.edu or mariagillan@optonline.net
For full details go to ENGLISHMANORHOUSE.htm


THE 16TH ANNUAL WINTER POETRY & PROSE GETAWAY Cape May, NJ, January 16-19, 2009
There is limited space in the following workshops. See http://www.wintergetaway.com/ for descriptions & faculty bios. POETRY – Poetry Writing for Beginners, Advanced Poetry Writing, Advanced Poetry Writing
with Stephen Dunn, Poetry Manuscript Workshop. PROSE – Writing Flash Fiction, Revising a Short Story Toward Publication, Finishing Your Novel, Writing for the Children’s Market, The Art & Craft of Creative Nonfiction, Turning Memory into Memoir. ART & MUSIC – Song Writing, Photography—The Portrait: Looking Out, Looking In, Painting —Unusual Correspondence: Messages in Shape & Form.
Tuition: $385 for most workshops. Rooms packages start at $225.
Contact: Peter Murphy, 888-887-2105 / info@wintergetaway.com http://www.wintergetaway.com/
Sign up for the Murphy Writing Newsletter for a monthly writing tip and other goodies.
Visit the archives today. Click www.murphywriting.com/news/news.html

Up And Under: The QND Review is now accepting submissions for their next publication. Closing date is December 30th, 2008 postmarked.
Check out http://www.quickanddirtypoets.com/ for Submissions Guideline
or email qndpoets@yahoo.com
To submit via snail-mail: Quick & Dirty Poets
P.O. Box 115, Hainesport, NJ 08036
Please include an SASE to receive a reply.
via email: Paste up to five poems in the body of an email;
NO ATTACHMENTS will be accepted.
Mail to qndpoets@yahoo.com with “Poetry Sub for Up and Under” in the subject line.


Saturday, December 6th, 4 – 7 pm at the Hopkins House
Jazz & Poetry ELLIOT LEVIN & AMTHONY MOHAMED
250 South Park Drive, Haddon Township, NJ
Free Contact: 856-858-0040 http://www.arts.camden.lib.nj.us/

U.S. 1 Poets Invite Series Wednesday, December 10th at 7:30 PM
featuring Kathe Palke and Maxine Sussman
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 Free Open Reading
Contact: Ji Hae Ju (609) 924-9529 x225
Poets will have books for sale.

Sunday, December 7, 3:00-5:00 P.M.
TRAVELLING POETS SOCIETY presents:
EDIE ANGELO, BOB ROSENBLOOM, EVA MAHONEY, MARY ELLEN
O’BRIEN & LINDA RADICE in Keyport
Espresso Joe’s, 50 West Front Street
Keyport , New Jersey Free. Open Mic to follow
Contact: 732-203-9499


Monday, December 8, 7-10 pm
Poetry, Arts, Discussion *** SOMERSET POETRY GROUP in Bridgewater
Bridgewater Library, 1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ (908) 526-4016
Free Contact Bud Berkich – bberkic1@bordersstores.com
or Bob Rosenbloom -bloom306@yahoo.com


An event of the DeBaun Center Spoken Word Series
MATTHEW THORBURN in HOBOKEN
Sunday, December 07, 3:00 pm
Symposia Bookstore, 510 Washington Street
Hoboken Free ($3 suggested donation)
Symposia Bookstore accepts donations of gently used books.
December 12, 2008, 8 pm — Juditha Dowd and Lois Marie Harrod reading
at the Newtown Public Library Poetry Series, 114 Centre Avenue, Newtown, PA 18940,
215-968-7659. For further info contact Kathleen Mulholland, 215-968-4843.

Thursday, December 18th at 7:00 pm LAST THURSDAY POETRY SERIES
in Middletown featuring Gloria Healy, BJ Ward, Paul Victor Winters
Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Rd, Middletown Twship, NJ
Free. Open Mic. Contact Gloria Healy, Wordancer1@aol.com //
mtpl.org 732-671-3700, ext 320

For the best and latest News of poetry & prose readings, workshops, conferences and other literary events in NJ, NY, Philly, & environs by Peter Murphy, go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/poetrynj/
Kelly Writers House wh@writing.upenn.edu http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~wh/
Bryant Park in NYC http://www.bryantpark.org/calendar/wordforword.php
Upstage Magazine http://www.upstagemagazine.com/
Check out Contemporary Poetry Review. Great essays / criticism and more.
http://www.cprw.com/
Pat Hardigree, Editor

Delaware Valley Poets, December 2008

No Delaware Valley Poets, Inc. reading in December.
Barnes & Noble has a number of interesting Holiday programs scheduled.
Check out your local Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
DVP will start up again the 2nd Monday in January 2009 at 7:30 pm.
Barnes & Noble Bookstore in the MarketFair Mall, Route 1 South at Meadow Rd., Princeton.
Any questions? Contact Debra at crm2646@bn.com or 609-716-1570
or Joe Longino at Josephlongino@yahoo.com or 609-203-6800


Thursday, December 11, 7:30 p.m. – The Burlington County Poets will meet from 7-9pm at the Burlington Co. Library, 5 Pioneer Blvd., Westampton, NJ 08060. Please bring 10-12 copies of your latest poem to share and critique. Call Library at (609) 267-9660 x 3036 or contact Sheila McDonald by email at smcdon9455@aol.com

DELAWARE VALLEY POETS POETRY WORKSHOP will be held

Wednesday, December 17th at 7:30 p.m. at the Mercer County Library,
Business Route I South, Darrah Lane in Lawrenceville. Please bring 12-15 copies of your poem. Contact Joe at Josephlongino@yahoo.com or call him at 609-203-6800 if you have any questions.

Link to Passaic County Community College NEW JERSEY POETRY CALENDAR NewJerseyPoetryCalendar
Link to Other Poetry Sites PoetLinks The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College has published the Guidelines for submission to the various 2009 Poetry and Fiction prizes. Go to PoetryCenterSubmissionGuidelines

Last Call for WRITING YOUR WAY HOME, A POETRY WEEKEND INTENSIVE
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday December 12, 13, 14, 2008
AT AN ENGLISH MANOR HOUSE: St Marguerite’s Retreat House
Situated on 93 acres of wooded land With pathways that lend themselves
To serene contemplation of nature And nurturing of your creative spirit
Located at the convent of Saint John the Baptist located at 82 West
Main Street, Mendham, NJ
With poets LAURA BOSS & MARIA MAZZIOTTI GILLAN
The purpose of this retreat is to give writers the space and time to focus totally on their own work in a serene and beautiful setting away from the pressures and distractions of daily life. Writing weekend poets will find:
* Support and encouragement * stimulating activities leading to the
creation of new work *
* workshop leaders who are actively engaged in the writing life *
opportunities to read their work aloud to the group * a circle of
writer friends * networking opportunities.
(This writing intensive is open to all writers over the age of
18.)
FIFTEEN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS GRANTED.
Fee Schedule Total $375..
Deposit—November 7, 2008——-$225..
Balance—December 1, 2008———-$150
Total——————————$375..
Early Bird Discount: Deduct $25 if paid in full by November 7, 2008
Total fee includes room, all meals, and all workshops.
Late registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Enrollment is limited.
We already have a list of people signed up for this workshop, so if you are interested, please sign up early.
Mail check payable to Maria Mazziotti Gillan – 40 Post Ave., Hawthorne, NJ 07506
Other questions? Call (973) 684-6555 or (973) 423-2921 or email:
mgillan@pccc.edu or mariagillan@optonline.net
For full details go to ENGLISHMANORHOUSE.htm


THE 16TH ANNUAL WINTER POETRY & PROSE GETAWAY Cape May, NJ, January 16-19, 2009
There is limited space in the following workshops. See http://www.wintergetaway.com/ for descriptions & faculty bios. POETRY – Poetry Writing for Beginners, Advanced Poetry Writing, Advanced Poetry Writing
with Stephen Dunn, Poetry Manuscript Workshop. PROSE – Writing Flash Fiction, Revising a Short Story Toward Publication, Finishing Your Novel, Writing for the Children’s Market, The Art & Craft of Creative Nonfiction, Turning Memory into Memoir. ART & MUSIC – Song Writing, Photography—The Portrait: Looking Out, Looking In, Painting —Unusual Correspondence: Messages in Shape & Form.
Tuition: $385 for most workshops. Rooms packages start at $225.
Contact: Peter Murphy, 888-887-2105 / info@wintergetaway.com http://www.wintergetaway.com/
Sign up for the Murphy Writing Newsletter for a monthly writing tip and other goodies.
Visit the archives today. Click www.murphywriting.com/news/news.html

Up And Under: The QND Review is now accepting submissions for their next publication. Closing date is December 30th, 2008 postmarked.
Check out http://www.quickanddirtypoets.com/ for Submissions Guideline
or email qndpoets@yahoo.com
To submit via snail-mail: Quick & Dirty Poets
P.O. Box 115, Hainesport, NJ 08036
Please include an SASE to receive a reply.
via email: Paste up to five poems in the body of an email;
NO ATTACHMENTS will be accepted.
Mail to qndpoets@yahoo.com with “Poetry Sub for Up and Under” in the subject line.


Saturday, December 6th, 4 – 7 pm at the Hopkins House
Jazz & Poetry ELLIOT LEVIN & AMTHONY MOHAMED
250 South Park Drive, Haddon Township, NJ
Free Contact: 856-858-0040 http://www.arts.camden.lib.nj.us/

U.S. 1 Poets Invite Series Wednesday, December 10th at 7:30 PM
featuring Kathe Palke and Maxine Sussman
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 Free Open Reading
Contact: Ji Hae Ju (609) 924-9529 x225
Poets will have books for sale.

Sunday, December 7, 3:00-5:00 P.M.
TRAVELLING POETS SOCIETY presents:
EDIE ANGELO, BOB ROSENBLOOM, EVA MAHONEY, MARY ELLEN
O’BRIEN & LINDA RADICE in Keyport
Espresso Joe’s, 50 West Front Street
Keyport , New Jersey Free. Open Mic to follow
Contact: 732-203-9499


Monday, December 8, 7-10 pm
Poetry, Arts, Discussion *** SOMERSET POETRY GROUP in Bridgewater
Bridgewater Library, 1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ (908) 526-4016
Free Contact Bud Berkich – bberkic1@bordersstores.com
or Bob Rosenbloom -bloom306@yahoo.com


An event of the DeBaun Center Spoken Word Series
MATTHEW THORBURN in HOBOKEN
Sunday, December 07, 3:00 pm
Symposia Bookstore, 510 Washington Street
Hoboken Free ($3 suggested donation)
Symposia Bookstore accepts donations of gently used books.
December 12, 2008, 8 pm — Juditha Dowd and Lois Marie Harrod reading
at the Newtown Public Library Poetry Series, 114 Centre Avenue, Newtown, PA 18940,
215-968-7659. For further info contact Kathleen Mulholland, 215-968-4843.

Thursday, December 18th at 7:00 pm LAST THURSDAY POETRY SERIES
in Middletown featuring Gloria Healy, BJ Ward, Paul Victor Winters
Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Rd, Middletown Twship, NJ
Free. Open Mic. Contact Gloria Healy, Wordancer1@aol.com //
mtpl.org 732-671-3700, ext 320

For the best and latest News of poetry & prose readings, workshops, conferences and other literary events in NJ, NY, Philly, & environs by Peter Murphy, go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/poetrynj/
Kelly Writers House wh@writing.upenn.edu http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~wh/
Bryant Park in NYC http://www.bryantpark.org/calendar/wordforword.php
Upstage Magazine http://www.upstagemagazine.com/
Check out Contemporary Poetry Review. Great essays / criticism and more.
http://www.cprw.com/
Pat Hardigree, Editor