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Dead Bards poetry, feat. Sean Hanrahan and Veronica O Bowlan
Please join us Monday Nov. 19th for a night of poetry at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center in Manayunk, PA! Sean Hanrahan and Veronica Bowlan will be our featured readers for the evening, and an open mic will follow their readings. Doors will open at 7:30 pm and the reading will start at 8:00 pm sharp. This is a free event. Poets participating in the open mic may read up to 3 poems each, and there will be a sign-up sheet for poets who want to read. Please be advised, if you plan to park outside of The Venice Island Performing Arts Center, it is pay for parking and there are kiosks at each end of the lot. Hope to see you Nov. 19th! About our featured readers: Sean Hanrahan is a poet originally hailing from Dale City, Virginia. He has also lived and loved in Harrisonburg, VA; Washington DC; NYC; and Philadelphia. He has been published in several anthologies published by Moonstone Press, including the Poetry Ink, Philadelphia Says: Not Our President, and Featured Poets anthologies. His work has been included in the journals Peculiar and The Philadelphia Secret Admirer and the anthology Queer Around the World. He is the author of the chapbook, Hardened Eyes on the Scan, published by Moonstone Press. Veronica O Bowlan is a Philadelphia poet who uses the experiences of life and the spoken word to shape her writing. She is interested in how sharing our experiences through words helps build creative and lasting human connections. She hosts a monthly Poetry Night at the Mermaid Inn in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia Pa. Veronica is also part of the Way of Words Poetry and Art Project with painter Andrew Christman, that presents interactive workshops, events, and exhibitions that explore the intersections where written and visual languages merge. Focusing on themes of experience and memory in nature, the "urban wilderness" of Germantown and Mt. Airy serves as their muse. [masked]

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