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POETRY [clear filter]
Sunday, June 14
 

1:00pm

Conquering the Blank Page
Moderators
Speakers
DB

David Brown

David Brown was born, on September 18,1981 and raised in Staten Island, New York. He now resides in New Jersey. Brown started writing poetry at the age of 17. In the summer of '99, a month after he graduated from high school, Brown was inspired to write after reading and studying... Read More →
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James C. Ellerbe

James C. Ellerbe currently lives in NJ with his wife. He graduated from Hackensack High School and Gibbs College in Livingston with an Associate’s Degree in Computer Operation. He has appeared on BET’s "Buy the Book,” a non-taping of "Showtime at the Apollo,” Kola Note (Site... Read More →
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Michelle Greco

Michelle Greco is a poet who both lives and teaches in New Jersey. She holds an MFA from Drew University. Her poems have appeared in Painted Bride Quarterly, The Stillwater Review, Edison Literary Review, and the anthology Dear Sister, among others. When not writing, Michelle enjoys... Read More →
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Samuel

Shaquille Samuel Henry is a writer regarded as one that diverges into his own lane and style, bound by no rules or limit. He describes writing as an art to express individuality in the manner that is not conquerable or denounced by anyone else. He is loyal in promoting the message... Read More →


Sunday June 14, 2015 1:00pm - 1:40pm
POETRY

2:20pm

The Poetry of Everyday Life: How to preserve the authenticity of private discourse in a public exchange
Moderators
LH

Lisa Hoffman

Lisa is currently pursuing her Masters of Library Science and is a 2015 recipient of the BCCLS Scholarship. She currently works at the Bloomfield Public Library.

Speakers
JA

Joel Allegretti

Joel Allegretti is the author of five collections of poetry. His second, Father Silicon (The Poet’s Press, 2006), was selected by The Kansas City Star as one of 100 Noteworthy Books of 2006. He is the editor of Rabbit Ears: TV Poems (NYQ Books, 2015), the first anthology of poetry... Read More →
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Elijah M. Brown

Elijah Brown, one of the hardest workers in the Poetry Community. By day, he is an educator working with special needs students & night he is a Performer and Publisher. He published forty books. www.manuptheplay.com
JJ

John Jack Jackie (Edward) Cooper

John Jack Jackie (Edward) Cooper is the creator of These Are Aphorithms and the author of Ten (Poets Wear Prada, 2012). His American English translation of Wax Women, with French texts of the original poems by Jean-Pierre Lemesle and photographs by Henry Jacobs (International Art... Read More →


Sunday June 14, 2015 2:20pm - 3:00pm
POETRY

3:20pm

How to Present Your Poetry in Public
Moderators
JA

Joel Allegretti

Joel Allegretti is the author of five collections of poetry. His second, Father Silicon (The Poet’s Press, 2006), was selected by The Kansas City Star as one of 100 Noteworthy Books of 2006. He is the editor of Rabbit Ears: TV Poems (NYQ Books, 2015), the first anthology of poetry... Read More →

Speakers
JA

Joel Allegretti

Joel Allegretti is the author of five collections of poetry. His second, Father Silicon (The Poet’s Press, 2006), was selected by The Kansas City Star as one of 100 Noteworthy Books of 2006. He is the editor of Rabbit Ears: TV Poems (NYQ Books, 2015), the first anthology of poetry... Read More →
EM

Elijah M. Brown

Elijah Brown, one of the hardest workers in the Poetry Community. By day, he is an educator working with special needs students & night he is a Performer and Publisher. He published forty books. www.manuptheplay.com
JJ

John J. Trause

JOHN J. TRAUSE, the Director of Oradell Public Library, is the author of Eye Candy for Andy (13 Most Beautiful… Poems for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests, Finishing Line Press, 2013); Inside Out, Upside Down, and Round and Round (Nirala Publications, 2012); the chapbook Seriously Serial... Read More →


Sunday June 14, 2015 3:20pm - 3:40pm
POETRY

3:40pm

Poetry Slam / Open Mic
Sunday June 14, 2015 3:40pm - 4:10pm
POETRY

4:20pm

How to Find a Publisher
Moderators
RH

Roxanne Hoffman

Roxanne Hoffman worked on Wall Street, now answers a patient hotline for a New York home healthcare provider. Her words can be found, on and off the net, in Amaze: The Cinquain Journal, Clockwise Cat, Danse Macabre, The Fib Review, Hospital Drive, Lucid Rhythms, Mobius: The Poetry... Read More →

Speakers
DB

Donna Baier Stein

Donna Baier Stein is the author of the story collection Sympathetic People (Serving House Books) and Sometimes You Sense the Difference (Finishing Line Press). Her work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Virginia Quarterly Review, Puerto del Sol, and many other journals. Her story... Read More →
JJ

John J. Trause

JOHN J. TRAUSE, the Director of Oradell Public Library, is the author of Eye Candy for Andy (13 Most Beautiful… Poems for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests, Finishing Line Press, 2013); Inside Out, Upside Down, and Round and Round (Nirala Publications, 2012); the chapbook Seriously Serial... Read More →


Sunday June 14, 2015 4:20pm - 5:00pm
POETRY