Just so everyone is aware:
First & Foremost! The November 22nd gwfM Spoken Word Sunday Event is all about our outstanding features and the open mic’ers!
Secondly and last – November 22nd is my 65th birthday! And I am celebrating it by hosting an outstanding event with outstanding features! And I do plan to open up the program with a Bang with the opening poem!
So come on out and enjoy the program with me (and slip me a little happy birthday greeting in the process) !!!
Program Details listed below:
A. i. Firefly & Mike Jurkovic Rock great weather for Media’s Spoken Word Sunday’s
great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:
Mike Jurkovic, Poet – Walkill, New York
Ai. Firefly, Poet – Staten Island, New York!
Sunday, November 22nd – 4pm-6pm EDT
Where: ONLINE ZOOM
YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Also: ONLINE – STREAMED LIVE on great weather for MEDIA’s facebook page
Plus open mic. 3 minute time limit. The host will be taking open mic signups during the event.
Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson
A.i. Firefly was born in 1979 in a crazy little town called Staten Island, NY. Poet, musician, educator, wife & mama, she has been featured in print and on the web by publications such as NYSAI, Having A Whiskey Coke with You, great weather for MEDIA, and is active in the expansive international poetry scene on Instagram as @a.i.firefly.
Photo by Kristopher Johnson, Deep Tanks Studio
A 2016 Pushcart nominee, Mike Jurkovic’s poetry and musical criticism has appeared in Main Street Rag, Conclave, Comstock Review, North Dakota Quarterly, California Quarterly, Chronogram, Wisconsin Review, etc., with little reportable income. His full-length collections are AmericanMental (Luchador Press 2020), Blue Fan Whirring (Nirala Press, 2018), smitten by harpies & shiny banjo catfish (Lion Autumn Press, 2016), and Eve’s Venom (Post Traumatic Press, 2014). Anthology credits include Calling All Poets 20th Anniversary Anthology, Reflecting Pool: Poets & the Creative Process (Codhill Press, 2018), and Like Light: 25 Years of Poetry & Prose (Bright Hill Press, 2018). He is the President of “Calling All Poets” (New Paltz /Beacon, NY.)
He loves Emily most of all.