Category Archives: Upcoming local events

CityArts to host summer poetry workshop series beginning June 22

A three-part workshop series developed “for writers seeking growth and excitement” will begin with a how-to session on getting published in literary magazines, to be held 2 to 4 p.m. June 22 at YorkArts’ CityArts gallery, 118 W. Philadelphia St., … Continue reading

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Gettysburg College to host reading series week of June 5-7

The Gettysburg Review will host a series of readings at Gettysburg College June 5 to 7. The readings will be at 8 p.m. at Breidenbaugh Hall’s Joseph Theater at the intersection of North Washington St. and West Lincoln Ave. Featured … Continue reading

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Spoutwood Farm Center will offer writing in nature retreat June 14

Morning yoga, nature walks, journal making and poetry writing — if that sounds like a great way to spend a summer day, then reserve yourself a spot in the Poetry in Nature Writing Retreat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June … Continue reading

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York’s poet laureate will launch women’s writing group May 19

Christine Lincoln, York’s poet laureate, will launch a writing group for women who have experienced trauma, and the first meeting will be 5 to 7 p.m. May 19 at The Community Progress Council (CPC) 226 E. College Ave., York. According to … Continue reading

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Yorkfest adult literary competition now accepting your poem, prose entries

The annual Yorkfest celebration always includes a writing contest. This year, YorkArts will be accepting your poems and prose until June 2. According to the YorkArts website, the adult literary competition is open to anyone 18 years and older. Adults … Continue reading

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It’s NOT the King’s English: May 16 event to feature Christine Lincoln, Dustin Nispel

One of Christine Lincoln’s first official readings as York’s newest poet laureate will be at the May installment of It’s NOT the King’s English. From 7 to 10 p.m. May 16 at King’s Courtyard Artists’ Collective, 124 E. King St., … Continue reading

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Hear three poets read April 18 at York’s King’s Courtyard

It’s NOT the King’s English monthly poetry night presents the verse of Randolph Bridgeman, Michael Czarnecki and Melissa Carl at 7 p.m. April 18 at King’s Courtyard Artists’ Collective, 124 E. King St., York.

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Local poetry events in April/National Poetry Month

Thanks to Carla Christopher for posting this roundup of April’s local poetry events to her Facebook page: TODAY: Reading and reception to welcome York’s new poet laureate, Christine Lincoln, 6 p.m. April 1, CityArts, 118 W. Philadelphia St., free Friday: Writer’s Eye … Continue reading

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Gettysburg College to host award-winning poet Edward Hirsch April 2

Poet and MacArthur Fellow Edward Hirsch will give a poetry reading 8 p.m. April 2 in the Lyceum of Pennsylvania Hall (near the intersection of West Stevens and North Washington streets) on the Gettysburg College campus. A book signing and … Continue reading

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Irish Poet Micheal O’Siadhail to give reading at Gettysburg Seminary March 10

Gettysburg Seminary’s Fine Arts Council will host award-winning Irish poet Michael O’Siadhail 7 p.m. March 10 in Valentine Hall, room 206, 61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing. The event is free … Continue reading

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