Tag Archives: Missi McLaren

Celebrate two years of Poetry at the Parliament Jan. 24

Terrible twos? Try terrific twos. Poetry at The Parliament is turning two years old, and there’s going to be a celebration. From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at The Parliament, 116 E. King St., York, enjoy a featured reading … 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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A spoonful of PoemSugar: Carla Christopher’s indie poetry press

  York’s Poet Laureate hates sleep. Actually, I’m sure she loves sleep. I’m just not convinced she gets any because she’s too busy writing poetry, promoting poetry, attending poetry events (which, in the York region, are many), and booking/coordinating/producing a … Continue reading

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TONIGHT: Poetry at The Parliament, featuring Rich Hemmings

Support the arts on Black Friday! Tonight’s Poetry at The Parliament event will feature Hanover poet Rich Hemmings. The event is sponsored by Missi McLaren, and an uncensored open mic will follow. Coffee and snacks will be available. The Parliament … Continue reading

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Poetry events for second half of November, including 3 TONIGHT

I know I missed some events earlier this month (sorry!), but here is a good rundown of poetic happenings in York, Lancaster, Harrisburg, Hanover and Camp Hill for the remainder of November:

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Local Poetry Month concludes this week with several events

Christine O’Leary Rockey, Julia Tilley and John Destalo will read at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, 7 p.m. tomorrow. Fourth Friday Poetry Night at The Parliament in York will be hosted by Missi McLaren and feature Crystal Charisse, 7:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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York County Poet Laureate Carla Christopher talks to me about York’s literary scene, young writers and how to get Jawstruck! this Friday

It is a great comfort to me that there are still local, state and national poet laureates–poets who are looking out for other poets. And it’s an even greater comfort that Carla Christopher is representing us here in York County. … Continue reading

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