Category Archives: Events I’ve attended

Second annual Jawstruck! Spoken Word and Performance Festival: Submit through May 20, attend June 7

I attended this event last year — its first year — and I can assure you: The name is apt. In fact, the point of Jawstruck! is to present poetry so real and moving that it leaves you picking your … Continue reading

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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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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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