Showing posts from 2018

"A NIght in August" in The Broken City

Poetry at the Barn: Ringwood, NJ

Please join us Saturday, October 13th at 2pm for an autumnal afternoon of fresh local poetry. We have three terrific featured poets for our season finale: Mary MakofskeJason Irwin & Valerie Schermerhorn. Don’t miss this one, there won’t be another until May 2019! POETRY at the BARN takes place in the historic RMAA Carriage Barn Gallery of Ringwood Manor located in beautiful Ringwood State Park, 1304 Sloatsburg Rd, Ringwood, NJ 07456.



A Killer, A Victim, A Mourner, by Eric Zwieg


The Visual Truth Theatre Ensemble presents... A Killer, A Victim, A Mourner An original absurdist physical theatre performance by Eric Zwieg. Moonjava CafĂ© 56 Harvester Avenue Batavia, NY 14020 Wednesday, August 29 & Thursday, August 30
(doors open at 6:30 – performance 7 PM - $5 suggested donation) “This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by GO ART!. “

Spoken Word Sundays NYC featuring Jen Ashburn, Jee Leong Koh, & Jason Irwin


Spoken Word Sundays NYC September 2, 2018  4 - 6PM                                                                                                                 The Parkside Lounge  317 East Houston StreetNew York, NY, 10002

Jen Ashburn's "Naming it" in The Pittsburgh Quarterly


The Writers' Roudtable poetry reading series, Tuesday, August 7th


On the Edge Reading Series: Niagara Community College 4/18


upcoming reading at First Tuesdays, The Writer's Roundtable, Newton, NJ 8/7/18

This is our modified schedule of readers for the 2018 First Tuesdays. Elaine had to switch some featured readers/events around due to unforeseen circumstances.
We meet from 7:00-9:00 in the Unitarian Fellowship, 1 West Nelson Street, Newton, NJ 07860. Tuesday, January 2nd—Heather Strout
Tuesday, February 6th—Katrinka Moore
Tuesday, March 6th—Robert Milby—will be rescheduled due to snow cancellation
Tuesday, April 3rd—Martin Farawell
Tuesday, May 1st —Meta-Land: Poets of the Palisades
Tuesday, June 5th—Barbara Crooker
Tuesday, July 3rd—Favorite Poems/Favorite Poets
Tuesday, August 7th—Jason Irwin
Tuesday, September 4th—J.C. Todd
Tuesday, October 2nd—Susanna Lee, Robert Milby
Tuesday, November 6th—John McDermott
Tuesday, December 4th—The Sonnets of William Shakespeare—presented by Susanna Rich

2 poems in Mudfish # 20


poem in Acumen #91 u.k.


poem in Pittsburgh Quarterly

Words & Vibes at White Whale Books May 19th 7pm


Join us at White Whale Bookstore for an evening of words & music featuring poetry by Jenny Ashburn, Jason Irwin, Justin Vicari, & Robert Gibb. Music by Aaron Davis. Emcee Valerie Bacharach.

Jen Ashburn is the author of The Light on the Wall (Main Street Rag, 2016), and has work published in numerous venues, including The Writer’s Almanac, The MacGuffin and Whiskey Island. Recently, the Pennsylvania Center for the Book selected her poem “Our Mother Drove Barefoot” for the 2018 Public 
Poetry Project. She holds an MFA from Chatham University, and lives in Pittsburgh.…/the-light-on-the-wall/
Robert Gibb was born in Homestead, Pennsylvania. His most recent collection include Among Ruins (Notre Dame Press, 2017), & After, his 11th collection and 2016 winner of the Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize.He earned a BA from Kutztown University, an MFA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a PhD f…

Jen Ashburn reading @ 2018 Pennsylvania Public Poetry Project


Schubert on the Bluff: Winter's Journey Sunday April 15th


Sunday at 3 PM - 5 PM 5 days from now

Mary Pappert School of Music
600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282
2:30 p.m. Pre-concert

David Allen Wehr plays Debussy's Suite Bergamasque and L'isle joyeuse

3:00 p.m. Concert

A co-presentation with Pittsburgh Song Collaborative, Benjamin Binder, Artistic Director

Schubert was most famous during his lifetime for his over 600 songs, some of which were grouped into cycles. Perhaps the most important of these is the death-haunted "Winterreise", a journey into winter's darkness many music lovers consider Schubert's finest achievement in song. Vocal expert Benjamin Binder is joined by acclaimed baritone Daniel Teadt. Winter is coming!

With its themes of alienation, exile, obsession, and lost love, Winterreise speaks to our current social and political moment in moving and startling ways. In addition to a complete, uninterrupted performance of the entire cycle, six Pittsburgh …

On the Edge Reading Series @ Niagara Community College 4/12/18


Jen Ashburn reading at Penn State Center for the Book 3/28/18.

Reading at Old Fox Books with Liz Glodek, Jen Ashburn, & Hiram Larew