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Monday, November 13, 2017

Enlighten Radio Podcasts:Podcast: The Poetry Show -- Sonnets Cross the Years, Poems to God, and Dylan's Nobel Masterpiece

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Enlighten Radio:The Moose Turd Cafe, The Poetry Show, and Storytelling with Fanny -- NOv 13 on Enlighten Radio

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Fwd: Bookend Poets Meet at 7 PM Thurs 9 November at Four Seasons Books


---------- Forward via Tom Donlon

Poets and Writers,

Please join Eric Quinn and me at Four Seasons Books in Shepherdstown (116 W German St.) Thursday night for our monthly 2nd Thursday meeting of Bookend Poets. Bring printed copies of your work to pass around to other attendees (you can combine poems on a page where possible).  Recent meetings have included 8-10 attendees. Bring 2-3 poems to read, and then expect comments/suggestions from the others. 

Reminder: I am now the Regional Rep for the state-wide West Virginia Writers, Inc. organization. Check out their Website (www.wvwriters.org). Let me know of any readings or events that should be posted.
 
November Events

Sunday 5th - 6-8 PM
The First Sunday poetry reading at the home of John Tuohy and Mary Smith in Shepherdstown (309 Tinsley Circle). See Tim Ross's separate emails for this event.
 
Thursday 9th - 7-9 PM 
Bookends at Four Seasons

Tuesday 14th - 7:30 PM
WV Poet Laureate Marc Harshman is scheduled to read at Shepherd U (Reynolds Hall) in the Speak Story Series. Admission: $12 at the door.

Wednesday 15th
Poet Laureate Marc Harshman and Anna Smucker will read from their co-authored children's book at Four Seasons Books (time TBD). 

Wednesday 15th - Deadline for Submissions - Shepherd U's Anthology of Appalachian Writers (Wiley Cash Volume X). See Dr. Sylvia Shurbutt's earlier details. Below is a segment of the full instructions:
Submissions: To submit before the November 15 deadline any original, unpublished work of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, memoir, or essay for consideration by the editors for the Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Wiley Cash Volume X, send an electronic copy, along with the information below, to Dr. Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt, sshurbut@shepherd.edu. All prose submissions must be double spaced,  Garamond font, with no page numbers or identifying headers.

R,

Tom Donlon



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Monday, October 30, 2017

Fwd: For Bookends - Updated Events Calendar - November



Poets and Writers,

I added a couple of events below: Carter Taylor Seaton, a WV writer, will be at Shepherd U on Wed 1 Nov with her book. Also, 15 November is the deadline for submissions to Shepherd's Appalachian Anthology.  

I attended the Boliver-Harpers Ferry book signing on 28 October and met and conversed with the full group of writers promoting their latest books.

October

Saturday 28th - 11 AM to 1 PM
Boliver-Harpers Ferry Library (151 Polk Street, HF) is hosting a Local Authors Book Fair. Books from 12 authors will be available for purchase and signing. Participating authors: Bo Bolyard, Ann Fern, Michelle Files, Ed Maliskas, Ginny Fite, Katherine Cobb, Leslie Carter, Erin Mackay, Lauren Carr, Brenda Grove, Elizabeth Watson and Cynthia Gayton.

November

Wednesday 1st - 7-9 PM
Carter Taylor Seaton will be at Shepherd U (Robert C. Byrd Center) to discuss and sign her book, The Rebel in the Red Jeep: Ken Hechler's Life in West Virginia Politics. Hechler worked for Harry S. Truman, was a WV Secretary of State, and was a primary architect for the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969. He campaigned across WV in his red jeep.

Saturday 4th - 10 AM - 5 PM
"Fall for Writing" Conference at Tamarack in Beckley (sign up at wvwriters.org) - $40 for students. Eight workshops.

Sunday 5th - 6-8 PM
The First Sunday poetry reading at the home of John Tuohy and Mary Smith in Shepherdstown (309 Tinsley Circle). See Tim Ross's separate emails for this event.

Thursday 9th - 7-9 PM 
Bookends at Four Seasons

Wednesday 15th - Deadline for Submissions - Shepherd U's Anthology of Appalachian Writers (Wiley Cash Volume X). See Dr. Sylvia Shurbutt's earlier details. Below is a segment of the full instructions:
Submissions: To submit before the November 15 deadline any original, unpublished work of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, memoir, or essay for consideration by the editors for the Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Wiley Cash Volume X, send an electronic copy, along with the information below, to Dr. Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt, sshurbut@shepherd.edu. All prose submissions must be double spaced,  Garamond font, with no page numbers or identifying headers.

Wednesday 15th
Poet Laureate Marc Harshman and Anna Smucker will read from their co-authored work at Four Seasons Books (time TBD). Marc is also scheduled to read at Shepherd U (Reynolds Hall at 7:30 PM Tuesday 14th) in the Speak Story Series.

R,

Tom Donlon















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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Enlighten Radio: The Moose Turd Cafe AND The Halloween Poetry Show ...

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Fwd: For Bookends - Updated Events Calendar

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Date: Oct 26, 2017 11:08 AM
Subject: For Bookends - Updated Events Calendar
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Cc: "Fite, Ginny" <gnnfite9@gmail.com>, <4seasons@citlink.net>, <richardstukey@msn.com>

Poets and Writers,

Thanks to all who attended the poetry readings (Saturday at Four Seasons Books with Tracy Seffers and Tom Donlon) and on Tuesday at Charles Town Library (Sonja James and Tom Donlon). The Charles Town Library event had about 25 people in attendance.

Here are some upcoming poetry readings/events:

October

Saturday 28th - 11 AM to 1 PM
Boliver-Harpers Ferry Library (151 Polk Street, HF) is hosting a Local Authors Book Fair. Books from 12 authors will be available for purchase and signing. Participating authors: Bo Bolyard, Ann Fern, Michelle Files, Ed Maliskas, Ginny Fite, Katherine Cobb, Leslie Carter, Erin Mackay, Lauren Carr, Brenda Grove, Elizabeth Watson and Cynthia Gayton.

November

Saturday 4th - 10 AM - 5 PM
"Fall for Writing" Conference at Tamarack in Beckley (sign up at wvwriters.org) - $40 for students. Eight workshops.

Sunday 5th - 6-8 PM
The First Sunday poetry reading at the home of John Tuohy and Mary Smith in Shepherdstown (309 Tinsley Circle). See Tim Ross's separate emails for this event.

Thursday 9th - 7-9 PM 
Bookends at Four Seasons

Wednesday 15th
Poet Laureate Marc Harshman and Anna Smucker will read from their co-authored work at Four Seasons Books (time TBD). Marc is also scheduled to read at Shepherd U (Reynolds Hall at 7:30 PM Tuesday 14th) in the Speak Story Series.

R,

Tom Donlon