This month’s P&P poetry reading will take place on Sunday, June 26th from 8 p.m to 10 p,m. The featured readers include Peter Baroth, Aaren Yeats Perry, and R.G. Evans.
Afterwards, there will be an open mic hosted by Robert Zell.
Peter Baroth, writer, artist, and musician, is a graduate of Washington University and Temple Law School. His novel is Long Green (iUniverse) and his book of poetry, Lost Autographs (Moonstone Press). He has been published in Philadelphia Poets, Mad Poets Review, Schuylkill Valley Journal, Apiary, Legal Studies Forum, and elsewhere. He won the 2009 Amy Award, the 2016 Petracca Award, was a finalist for the Joie de Vivre book prize, has been nominated for Best of the Net, and is on Philadelphia Stories’ editorial board. He lives in Media with poet and professor Courtney Bambrick.
Aaren Perry is an invited speaker at schools, colleges and conferences. He is published in magazines and newspapers, and has appeared on NPR and regional TV broadcasts. Father, Capoeirista, Shambhala warrior — he speaks Spanish and holds an MFA in Writing from Vermont College and is the author of three collections — Poetry Across the Curriculum, Mercury Calling, and Open Fire (Whirldwind Press, 2004). He was called the best teacher of poetry the evaluator had ever seen by the PA Council on the Humanities and is the recipient of a PA State Arts Council Writing Fellowship. Aaren has traveled in numerous countries and performed his work with musicians, visual artists and dancers at venues from the Philadelphia Fringe and Kimmel Center and World Café to the Nuyorican.
R.G. Evans‘s books include Overtipping the Ferryman (Aldrich Press, 2013), The Noise of Wings (Red Dashboard Press, 2015) and The Holy Both (forthcoming from Main Street Rag Press). His poems, nonfiction, and fiction have appeared, among other journals, in Rattle, Margie, Paterson Literary Review, Philadelphia Stories, and Weird Tales. He was featured at the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival and he teaches high school and college English and Creative Writing in southern New Jersey.