extended hiatus

Due to expanded commitments to my small press, I've been forced to cut down on some other projects. I would be delighted if someone else came forward to carry on this blog. Meanwhile, I hope some of the links and contacts herein are of some use.



Cornelius Eady: Bucknell: 10/10 & 10/11/06

2006-07 Sandra & Gary Sojka Visiting Poet Cornelius Eady will be on the Bucknell campus Tuesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 11. He will offer a reading at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall on Tuesday, October 10th and a Question and Answer session at noon on Wednesday, October 11th in the Smith Library of the Vaughan Literature Building. Both events are free and open to the public.

Cornelius Eady is the author of several poetry collections, including Victims of the Latest Dance Craze (1985, Lamont Poetry Selection), The Gathering of My Name (1991), You Don't Miss Your Water (1995), and the acclaimed Brutal Imagination (2001).

JoAnne Growney: Bloomsburg: 10/10/06

Poet JoAnne Growney will be the featured River Poets reader on Tuesday, October 10, 7:30 PM at the Phillips Emporium in Bloomsburg. Copies of Growney's most recent book, My Dance Is Mathematics (Paper Kite Press), will be available.

There is an open reading during the second half of this event; MC is Susan Brook.

This event is free and open to the public.

John Hoppenthaler: Bloomsburg: 10/5/06

Bloomsburg University's Big Dog Reading Series will lead off this fall with poet John Hoppenthaler on Thursday, October 5, at 7 PM in the Kehr Union Multicultural Center.

John Hoppenthaler's poetry has appeared in many literary journals and anthologies, including Ploughshares, The Southern Review, New Letters, The Bloomsbury Review, Tar River Poetry, Chelsea, Poet Lore, Connecticut Review, and September 11, 2001: American Writers Respond. His first poetry collection, Lives of Water, is available from Carnegie Mellon University Press. The poetry editor of Kestrel, he is currently editing a collection of essays and interviews on the poetry of Jean Valentine. This reading is free and open to the public.