Monthly Archives: October 2012

Interview: Baltimore poet and Publishing Genius editor Adam Robinson

  I’ve only been to one, but I can definitely say: an Adam Robinson reading is not a typical reading. The audience is alert, I promise you, because Robinson has mastered the deliberate pause (even if he announces he’s going … Continue reading

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Hear Alyse Bensel read two York-centric poems, even if you weren’t there last Friday night

Friday night was my first trip out to YorkArts for a local poetry event. Their CityArts location (right around the corner on Philadelphia, a few doors down from the White Rose Bar and Grill) is an intimate venue for poetry … Continue reading

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Support YorkArts, a valuable organization for York, through its upcoming fundraiser and writing contest

I’ve mentioned YorkArts more than a few times here. Now that I’ve attended an event there and seen the space — not to mention, familiarized myself with the long list of arts programs they offer — I can say with … Continue reading

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Stepping out from my cube: My visit to York College’s small press publishing class

I met Travis Kurowski on Twitter. Well, ok, I met him after discovering Luna Park Review, the awesome, Kurowski-edited blog dedicated to reviewing literary magazines (more sites like this, please!). I emailed him about getting some attention for my own … Continue reading

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October poetry events in York and beyond

Let it never be said that southcentral Pa. has no literary scene! Here’s an extensive round-up of events for the rest of October, courtesy of the Facebook page Southcentral PA Poetry Events and Announcements, established and maintained by Carla Christopher, … Continue reading

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Interview with Alyse Bensel, native York poet and author of Shift, a chapbook of poems

 Poet Alyse Bensel is reading at YorkArts @ CityArt this Friday at 7 p.m. When I received the press release, I recognized her name from my own poetry world and decided to get in touch with her. Turns out, … Continue reading

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