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.



Doug Arnold & Liz Stanley: Pottsville: 4/12/08

Saturday, April 12 ~ 1 pm - 4 pm: Doug Arnold & Liz Stanley will read their poetry at All Things Good, 209 West Market Street in Pottsville. [Click here for an online event schedule.]

Doug Arnold's poetry has most recently appeared or is forthcoming in The Literary Review, The Sulphur River Literary Review, Psychopoetica (University of Hull-UK), Mad Poets Review, and The Pedestal. His first chapbook, Playing in Most of the Keys, was published by Finishing Line Press. His essay, “Reading Kay Ryan's Poetry,” appeared in the Schuylkill Valley Journal. Doug was formerly president of an advertising agency he founded and has written columns for the Philadelphia Business Journal and The Reading Eagle.

Liz Stanley completed her B.A. in English at Gettysburg College, and a Master's degree at Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Vermont. She attended the Bread Loaf Writers conference, and taught English at Governor Mifflin Junior High School, Shillington, PA, where John Updike grew up. Since 1998 Liz Stanley has hosted the Bruce H. Stanley Memorial Poetry Series at Reading Area Community College, "Poetry @ 6," featuring local, regional and national poets, sponsored by the Foundation for RACC. She is currently on the board of directors of Berks Bards, a volunteer community organization that promotes the living art of poetry in Reading and Berks County, and sponsors monthly poetry readings at City Espresso in Reading, poetry events during the Literary Festival in October, and BardFest in the Spring.

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