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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 ( 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Submissions: To submit before the November 15 deadline any original, unpublished work of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, memoir, or essay for consideration by the editors for the Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Wiley Cash Volume X,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, All prose submissions must be double spaced,  Garamond font, with no page numbers or identifying headers.


Tom Donlon

John Case
Harpers Ferry, WV

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