Tag Archives: Carla Christopher

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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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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Former York poet laureate and her press find new home at Strand-Capitol

The historic Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in downtown York is showing a greater interest in the literary arts, as evidenced by its recent welcome of York’s outgoing poet laureate and her press. According to a press release, Carla Christopher and … Continue reading

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York well-represented on PA Poetry Society 2014 contest’s winners’ list

York’s outgoing poet laureate, Carla Christopher, placed first out of 81 entries in the grand prize award category of the 2014 Pennsylvania Poetry Society’s poetry contest for her poem “selective memory (mosaic).” Christopher’s poem “Hiking Toward Sunrise” also took first … Continue reading

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The Triangle interviews Carla Christopher, outgoing York poet laureate

Lancaster’s Tyler Barton, co-founder of The Triangle, ventured down to York to interview our poet laureate, Carla Christopher, at York Emporium. The interview posted Jan. 21, and I haven’t had a chance to link up to it until now. But … Continue reading

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Catching up with Culture and Main

So it’s been a while since I’ve posted a new episode of Culture & Main, but that has everything to do with this being a busy time of year, for me personally and at the YDR, and nothing to do … Continue reading

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Major fundraiser for Culture & Main Nov. 9 at New Grounds, with Evokatones

Baltimore ska/reggae group Evokatones will cap off an evening of poetry, music and art to raise funds for the continued production of Culture & Main, according to the event’s Facebook page. In order to secure funding for future episodes of … Continue reading

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Check out ‘Sound: Spoken Revolution’ Saturday in York

Spoken word, slam and performance poetry continue to thrive in southcentral Pa. as four regions bring teams of poets to compete in an epic spoken word/slam poetry performance right here in York city. From 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday at … Continue reading

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York makes poetry more visible with downtown poetry garden

One of the challenges of poets and poetry-lovers is how to make verse more visible in the 21st century, where we are bombarded with commercials, products, pop culture and political showdowns. How can we bring to the forefront things that … Continue reading

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Hear the women poets of York ‘raise their voices’ on First Friday

York Poet Laureate Carla Christopher and the women of WORDWide will give a spoken word performance called “Raise Your Voices” 7 to 9 p.m. First Friday (Oct. 4) at New Grounds Roasting Company, 284 W. Market St., York. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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