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Philly Loves Poetry Interview And Reading Series


photo - poet Sean Lynch


Sean Lynch is a working-class writer and editor who lives in South Philly and survives by working in a bar. Lynch's poetry has appeared in Chrysanthemum, Poetry Quarterly, (parenthetical), and in many other obscure journals around the world. Find out more at swlynch Sean Lynch






photo - poet Dave Worrell


Dave Worrell is the author of We Who Were Bound and Close to Home, his poems have appeared in Slant, Canary, Heroin Chic, Shot Glass Journal, Referential Magazine, Wild River Review, U.S. 1 Worksheets, Exit 13 and elsewhere.

He has performed his music-backed poems at Chris’ Jazz Café in Philadelphia and The Cornelia Street Café in New York. He began writing poetry toward the end of his 30-plus year law career. He has taught writing at area community colleges and, for the past eight years, has taught business law to undergraduates at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business.





photo - poet Alina Macneal 

Alina Macneal is a Philadelphia-based educator/writer/poet/translator/architect and co-host of the Fourth Wednesday Moonstone poetry series at Fergie’s.  Her poems have appeared in Apiary, Poems for the Writing, The World to Come, and Poetry 24.  In 2015 she was a finalist for the Raynes poetry prize. 

She has been a member of the faculty at Drexel University for over 20 years.  Since the last presidential election, Alina has been translating the 1930's political poems of the Polish poet, Julian Tuwim.  As Mark Twain said, History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.





photo - poet Krisann Janowitz


Krisann Janowitz, author of Home(less) (Moonstone Press) began writing poetry at an early age (elementary school-- if you count all the song lyrics about bubblegum). Her love for music and words has further driven her passion for poetry.

This passion has led her to graduate with an MA in Writing Studies from St. Joseph’s University in 2017. While there she enjoyed being the Editor-in-Chief at her program's literary magazine, The Avenue. Her poems have been published in The Avenue, SJU Indie Press, and Cliterature Journal.




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logo-Philly Loves Poetry2018 Philly Loves Poetry Interview and Readings Series on PhillyCAM


There are there are over 50 organizations that promote poetry in the Philadelphia area. They represent every poetry form, ethnic background, age, gender, and community. This series consists of a panel of guest poets and artists discussing the opportunities which their group or organization provides for poets in Philly as well as the themes that influence them. The program is broadcast live on the first Tuesday of each month. The program is free and open to everyone. Please join us


Co-Produced by

PhillyCAM and Moonstone Poetry Center

Moonstone Arts Center Office
110A S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107,
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