MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR BACK-TO-BACK great weather for MEDIA Spoken Word Sunday events in July

David Lawton will be hosting on Sunday, July 11th as gwfM presents: Kathleen Florence and Chuck Joy!

And the following week, Sunday, July 18th:

great weather for Media’s Spoken Word
Sunday’s – Presents:  Tanya Ko Hong and Dr. Michael Anthony Ingram
 
great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:

Tanya Ko Hong, Poet — Los Angeles, CA
 
-and-
 
Dr. Michael Anthony Ingram, Spoken Word Artist — Washington D.C.

When:
 
Sunday, July 18th, 2021 – 4pm-5:30pm EDT
 
Where: ONLINE ZOOM
 
** To watch directly on zoom and to read on open mic, you must YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE before 3:30pm, Sunday, July 18th: click link to register via
Eventbrite:
 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tanya-ko-hong-and-dr-michael-anthony-ingram-registration-158588838485

The features will also be live-streamed to the great weather for MEDIA facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/great.weather/
 
Plus open mic. (3 minutes) – The host will be taking open mic signups during the event.
 
Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson
 
21+
 
POET BIOs

Tanya Ko Hong

Tanya (Hyonhye) Ko Hong is a poet, translator, and cultural-curator, championing bilingual poetry and poets. Internationally published, she is the author of five books, most recently The War Still Within (2019), the winner of the 2020 Ko Won Memorial Foundation Award. Tanya lives in Los Angeles.
http://www.tanyakohong.com/

Dr. Michael Anthony Ingram

Dr. Michael Anthony Ingram is a spoken word artist. He is also host of the podcast, Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ql_p
A Pushcart Prize nominee, his work has been published in scholarly journals and other publications. He lives in Washington DC.

YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM: click link to register via Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tanya-ko-hong-and-dr-michael-anthony-ingram-registration-158588838485

TONIGHT!!!

TONIGHT!!!

I will be reading new pieces from from my recently released book:

“Poets Should Not Write About Politics”

Winner of the Evening Street Press Sinclair Poetry Prize

Most of material has never been read in public before, therefore I am a little nervous.

Nonetheless,

I am happy and appreciative to be one of three poets featuring at NeuroNautic Institute

FEATURED POETS

Cathyann Cusimano
Jerry Johnson
Damian Rucci

When: June 24th 7pm-9pm
Where: This reading will be streaming live on FB LIVE the NeuroNautic Institute / NeuroNautic Press page

(https://www.facebook.com/NeuroNautic-Institute-Neuronautic-Press-109548260772346/)

Also: Online ZOOM – see open mic note below

Admission: FREE

Open mic: YES – THE LIST TO SIGN UP FOR THE OPEN MIC IS OPEN NOW. TO PARTICIPATE YOU MUST MESSAGE Matthew Hupert PRIVATELY TO GET THE ZOOM ACCESS

JOIN US!!!

POET BIOs

CATHYANN is a beat poet of illumination. She shines a light on whatever catches her attention, puts the images in a blender and hits the gas. Cathyann enjoys creating works of art out of a multitude of media and making an adventure out of spontaneous experiences. Cathyann has been included in 2 Great Weather for Media anthologies, Fresh Hot Bread, Voices Israel, and Sparring With Beatnik Ghost anthologies. She has published 5 books of poetry: Being Myself on Fire, The Soul Made Visible, The Main Content, Ordinarily Divine and Walking Down The Street With the Sound of Life in Her Eyes. Her next book of poetry: Roadtrips, Fantasies, and Lava Flows is due to be released late 2021.

JERRY T JOHNSON is a Poet and Spoken Word Artist whose poetry has appeared in a variety of literary publications worldwide. His poetry collection “Poets Should Not Write About Politics” was selected winner of Evening Press’ 2020 Sinclair Poetry prize.
Jerry also features at many Spoken Word and Poetry venues in the New York City and Southern Connecticut areas. Jerry lives with his wife Raye in Danbury, Connecticut. You may follow Jerry’s work on the following social media networks:

jtjohnpoet.com
twitter.com/jetjohn3
facebook.com/jtjpoetry

DAMIAN RUCCI is a poet from New Jersey whose work has appeared in As It Ought To Be Magazine, Cultural Weekly, No Contact Magazine, and dozens of other zines in print and digital. He is a founding member of the Nu Profits of Poetic Discord and author of six poetry volumes. Founder of Poetry in the Port and host of Bards on Broadway & The Chamber Cantos.

(https://www.facebook.com/NeuroNautic-Institute-Neuronautic-Press-109548260772346/)

TOMORROW NIGHT!!!

TOMORROW NIGHT!!!

I am happy and appreciative to be one of three poets featuring at NeuroNautic Institute

FEATURED POETS

Cathyann Cusimano
Jerry Johnson
Damian Rucci

When: June 24th 7pm-9pm
Where: This reading will be streaming live on FB LIVE the NeuroNautic Institute / NeuroNautic Press page

(https://www.facebook.com/NeuroNautic-Institute-Neuronautic-Press-109548260772346/)

Also: Online ZOOM – see open mic note below

Admission: FREE

Open mic: YES – THE LIST TO SIGN UP FOR THE OPEN MIC IS OPEN NOW. TO PARTICIPATE YOU MUST MESSAGE Matthew Hupert PRIVATELY TO GET THE ZOOM ACCESS

JOIN US!!!

POET BIOs

CATHYANN is a beat poet of illumination. She shines a light on whatever catches her attention, puts the images in a blender and hits the gas. Cathyann enjoys creating works of art out of a multitude of media and making an adventure out of spontaneous experiences. Cathyann has been included in 2 Great Weather for Media anthologies, Fresh Hot Bread, Voices Israel, and Sparring With Beatnik Ghost anthologies. She has published 5 books of poetry: Being Myself on Fire, The Soul Made Visible, The Main Content, Ordinarily Divine and Walking Down The Street With the Sound of Life in Her Eyes. Her next book of poetry: Roadtrips, Fantasies, and Lava Flows is due to be released late 2021.

JERRY T JOHNSON is a Poet and Spoken Word Artist whose poetry has appeared in a variety of literary publications worldwide. His poetry collection “Poets Should Not Write About Politics” was selected winner of Evening Press’ 2020 Sinclair Poetry prize.
Jerry also features at many Spoken Word and Poetry venues in the New York City and Southern Connecticut areas. Jerry lives with his wife Raye in Danbury, Connecticut. You may follow Jerry’s work on the following social media networks:

jtjohnpoet.com
twitter.com/jetjohn3
facebook.com/jtjpoetry

DAMIAN RUCCI is a poet from New Jersey whose work has appeared in As It Ought To Be Magazine, Cultural Weekly, No Contact Magazine, and dozens of other zines in print and digital. He is a founding member of the Nu Profits of Poetic Discord and author of six poetry volumes. Founder of Poetry in the Port and host of Bards on Broadway & The Chamber Cantos.

(https://www.facebook.com/NeuroNautic-Institute-Neuronautic-Press-109548260772346/)

IN ONE WEEK!!!

IN ONE WEEK!!!

I am happy and appreciative to be one of three poets featuring at NeuroNautic Institute

FEATURED POETS

Cathyann Cusimano
Jerry Johnson
Damian Rucci

When: June 24th 7pm-9pm
Where: This reading will be streaming live on FB LIVE the NeuroNautic Institute / NeuroNautic Press page

(https://www.facebook.com/NeuroNautic-Institute-Neuronautic-Press-109548260772346/)

Also: Online ZOOM – see open mic note below

Admission: FREE

Open mic: YES – THE LIST TO SIGN UP FOR THE OPEN MIC IS OPEN NOW. TO PARTICIPATE YOU MUST MESSAGE Matthew Hupert PRIVATELY TO GET THE ZOOM ACCESS

JOIN US!!!

POET BIOs

CATHYANN is a beat poet of illumination. She shines a light on whatever catches her attention, puts the images in a blender and hits the gas. Cathyann enjoys creating works of art out of a multitude of media and making an adventure out of spontaneous experiences. Cathyann has been included in 2 Great Weather for Media anthologies, Fresh Hot Bread, Voices Israel, and Sparring With Beatnik Ghost anthologies. She has published 5 books of poetry: Being Myself on Fire, The Soul Made Visible, The Main Content, Ordinarily Divine and Walking Down The Street With the Sound of Life in Her Eyes. Her next book of poetry: Roadtrips, Fantasies, and Lava Flows is due to be released late 2021.

JERRY T JOHNSON is a Poet and Spoken Word Artist whose poetry has appeared in a variety of literary publications worldwide. His poetry collection “Poets Should Not Write About Politics” was selected winner of Evening Press’ 2020 Sinclair Poetry prize.
Jerry also features at many Spoken Word and Poetry venues in the New York City and Southern Connecticut areas. Jerry lives with his wife Raye in Danbury, Connecticut. You may follow Jerry’s work on the following social media networks:

jtjohnpoet.com
twitter.com/jetjohn3
facebook.com/jtjpoetry

DAMIAN RUCCI is a poet from New Jersey whose work has appeared in As It Ought To Be Magazine, Cultural Weekly, No Contact Magazine, and dozens of other zines in print and digital. He is a founding member of the Nu Profits of Poetic Discord and author of six poetry volumes. Founder of Poetry in the Port and host of Bards on Broadway & The Chamber Cantos.

(https://www.facebook.com/NeuroNautic-Institute-Neuronautic-Press-109548260772346/)

TWO WEEKS FROM NOW!!!

TWO WEEKS FROM NOW!!!

I am happy and appreciative to be one of three poets featuring at NeuroNautic Institute

FEATURED POETS

Cathyann Cusimano
Jerry Johnson
Damian Rucci

When: June 24th 7pm-9pm
Where: This reading will be streaming live on FB LIVE the NeuroNautic Institute / NeuroNautic Press page

(https://www.facebook.com/NeuroNautic-Institute-Neuronautic-Press-109548260772346/)

Also: Online ZOOM – see open mic note below

Admission: FREE

Open mic: YES – THE LIST TO SIGN UP FOR THE OPEN MIC IS OPEN NOW. TO PARTICIPATE YOU MUST MESSAGE Matthew Hupert PRIVATELY TO GET THE ZOOM ACCESS

JOIN US!!!

POET BIOs

CATHYANN is a beat poet of illumination. She shines a light on whatever catches her attention, puts the images in a blender and hits the gas. Cathyann enjoys creating works of art out of a multitude of media and making an adventure out of spontaneous experiences. Cathyann has been included in 2 Great Weather for Media anthologies, Fresh Hot Bread, Voices Israel, and Sparring With Beatnik Ghost anthologies. She has published 5 books of poetry: Being Myself on Fire, The Soul Made Visible, The Main Content, Ordinarily Divine and Walking Down The Street With the Sound of Life in Her Eyes. Her next book of poetry: Roadtrips, Fantasies, and Lava Flows is due to be released late 2021.

JERRY T JOHNSON is a Poet and Spoken Word Artist whose poetry has appeared in a variety of literary publications worldwide. His poetry collection “Poets Should Not Write About Politics” was selected winner of Evening Press’ 2020 Sinclair Poetry prize.
Jerry also features at many Spoken Word and Poetry venues in the New York City and Southern Connecticut areas. Jerry lives with his wife Raye in Danbury, Connecticut. You may follow Jerry’s work on the following social media networks:

jtjohnpoet.com
twitter.com/jetjohn3
facebook.com/jtjpoetry

DAMIAN RUCCI is a poet from New Jersey whose work has appeared in As It Ought To Be Magazine, Cultural Weekly, No Contact Magazine, and dozens of other zines in print and digital. He is a founding member of the Nu Profits of Poetic Discord and author of six poetry volumes. Founder of Poetry in the Port and host of Bards on Broadway & The Chamber Cantos.

(https://www.facebook.com/NeuroNautic-Institute-Neuronautic-Press-109548260772346/)

…THREE, TWO, ONE…ZERO!!!

TODAY AT 4:00 PM

great weather for Media’s Spoken Word Sunday’s – Presents:  Caitlin Jans & Shanna T. Melton
 
great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:
 
Caitlin Jans:  Poet, Author, Founder of Authors Publish Magazine – Toronto, Canada
 
-and-
 
Shanna T. Melton:  Poet, Author, Painter – Bridgeport, Connecticut
 
When:
 
Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 – 4pm-5:30pm EDT
 
Where: ONLINE ZOOM
 
** To watch directly on zoom and to read on open mic, you must register for this event via Eventbrite
 
YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Eventbrite:
 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caitlin-jans-and-shanna-t-melton-plus-poetry-open-mic-registration-148939775879

The features will also be live-streamed to the great weather for MEDIA facebook page
 
 
Plus open mic. (3 minutes) – The host will be taking open mic signups during the event.
 
Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson
 
21+



POET BIOs


Caitlin Jans (Thomson)

Caitlin Thomson has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and literary journals including The Adroit Journal, The Penn Review, Barrow Street, Cosmonaut Avenue, The Boiler, and Till the Tides. She’s the author of three chapbooks and the founder of Authors Publish Magazine. You can learn more about her writing at http://www.caitlinthomson.com.

Shanna T. Melton
A recipient of the Connecticut Office of the Arts Hero Award (2018), Shanna Melton is a poet, painter, educator, and the author of Unraveling My Thoughts. Her contributions to Connecticut’s vibrant poetry scene include arts ambassadorships for the Mary & Eliza Freeman Center for History and Community, the Housatonic Museum of Art, and the founding of the open mic institution that is Lyrical Voices, a local showcase for contemporary poets and visual artists from across the region. Work from her current exhibition “Her Dragons Fly” is on view and online at the http://www.PoeticSoulArts.net. You can find and support her work at http://poeticsoularts.net.


YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caitlin-jans-and-shanna-t-melton-plus-poetry-open-mic-registration-148939775879

ONE!!!

ONE!!!

IN JUST ONE DAY!

great weather for Media’s Spoken Word Sunday’s – Presents:  Caitlin Jans & Shanna T. Melton

great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:

Caitlin Jans:  Poet, Author, Founder of Authors Publish Magazine – Toronto, Canada

-and-

Shanna T. Melton:  Poet, Author, Painter – Bridgeport, Connecticut

When:

Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 – 4pm-5:30pm EDT

Where: ONLINE ZOOM

** To watch directly on zoom and to read on open mic, you must register for this event via Eventbrite

YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via

Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caitlin-jans-and-shanna-t-melton-plus-poetry-open-mic-registration-148939775879

The features will also be live-streamed to the great weather for MEDIA facebook page

Plus open mic. (3 minutes) – The host will be taking open mic signups during the event.

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

21+

POET BIOs

Caitlin Jans (Thomson)

Caitlin Thomson has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and literary journals including The Adroit Journal, The Penn Review, Barrow Street, Cosmonaut Avenue, The Boiler, and Till the Tides.  She’s the author of three chapbooks and the founder of Authors Publish Magazine. You can learn more about her writing at www.caitlinthomson.com.

Shanna T. Melton

A recipient of the Connecticut Office of the Arts Hero Award (2018), Shanna Melton is a poet, painter, educator, and the author of Unraveling My Thoughts. Her contributions to Connecticut’s vibrant poetry scene include arts ambassadorships for the Mary & Eliza Freeman Center for History and Community, the Housatonic Museum of Art, and the founding of the open mic institution that is Lyrical Voices, a local showcase for contemporary poets and visual artists from across the region. Work from her current exhibition “Her Dragons Fly” is on view and online at the www.PoeticSoulArts.net. You can find and support her work at http://poeticsoularts.net.

TWO!!!

TWO!!!

IN JUST TWO DAYS!

great weather for Media’s Spoken Word Sunday’s – Presents:  Caitlin Jans & Shanna T. Melton
 
great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:
 
Caitlin Jans:  Poet, Author, Founder of Authors Publish Magazine – Toronto, Canada
 
-and-
 
Shanna T. Melton:  Poet, Author, Painter – Bridgeport, Connecticut
 
When:
 
Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 – 4pm-5:30pm EDT
 
Where: ONLINE ZOOM
 
** To watch directly on zoom and to read on open mic, you must register for this event via Eventbrite
 
YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Eventbrite:
 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caitlin-jans-and-shanna-t-melton-plus-poetry-open-mic-registration-148939775879

The features will also be live-streamed to the great weather for MEDIA facebook page
 
 
Plus open mic. (3 minutes) – The host will be taking open mic signups during the event.
 
Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson
 
21+



POET BIOs


Caitlin Jans (Thomson)

Caitlin Thomson has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and literary journals including The Adroit Journal, The Penn Review, Barrow Street, Cosmonaut Avenue, The Boiler, and Till the Tides. She’s the author of three chapbooks and the founder of Authors Publish Magazine. You can learn more about her writing at http://www.caitlinthomson.com.

Shanna T. Melton
A recipient of the Connecticut Office of the Arts Hero Award (2018), Shanna Melton is a poet, painter, educator, and the author of Unraveling My Thoughts. Her contributions to Connecticut’s vibrant poetry scene include arts ambassadorships for the Mary & Eliza Freeman Center for History and Community, the Housatonic Museum of Art, and the founding of the open mic institution that is Lyrical Voices, a local showcase for contemporary poets and visual artists from across the region. Work from her current exhibition “Her Dragons Fly” is on view and online at the http://www.PoeticSoulArts.net. You can find and support her work at http://poeticsoularts.net.


YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caitlin-jans-and-shanna-t-melton-plus-poetry-open-mic-registration-148939775879

IN ONE WEEK!!!

IN ONE WEEK!!!

great weather for Media’s Spoken Word Sunday’s – Presents:  Caitlin Jans & Shanna T. Melton
 
great weather for Media is bringing you another great poetry event with 2 amazing features:
 
Caitlin Jans:  Poet, Author, Founder of Authors Publish Magazine – Toronto, Canada
 
-and-
 
Shanna T. Melton:  Poet, Author, Painter – Bridgeport, Connecticut
 
When:
 
Sunday, May 23rd, 2021 – 4pm-5:30pm EDT
 
Where: ONLINE ZOOM
 
** To watch directly on zoom and to read on open mic, you must register for this event via Eventbrite
 
YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Eventbrite:
 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caitlin-jans-and-shanna-t-melton-plus-poetry-open-mic-registration-148939775879

The features will also be live-streamed to the great weather for MEDIA facebook page


Plus open mic. (3 minutes) – The host will be taking open mic signups during the event.

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

21+

POET BIOs


Caitlin Jans (Thomson)

Caitlin Thomson has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and literary journals including The Adroit Journal, The Penn Review, Barrow Street, Cosmonaut Avenue, The Boiler, and Till the Tides. She’s the author of three chapbooks and the founder of Authors Publish Magazine. You can learn more about her writing at http://www.caitlinthomson.com.

Shanna T. Melton
A recipient of the Connecticut Office of the Arts Hero Award (2018), Shanna Melton is a poet, painter, educator, and the author of Unraveling My Thoughts. Her contributions to Connecticut’s vibrant poetry scene include arts ambassadorships for the Mary & Eliza Freeman Center for History and Community, the Housatonic Museum of Art, and the founding of the open mic institution that is Lyrical Voices, a local showcase for contemporary poets and visual artists from across the region. Work from her current exhibition “Her Dragons Fly” is on view and online at the http://www.PoeticSoulArts.net. You can find and support her work at http://poeticsoularts.net.


YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR ZOOM ADMITTANCE: click link to register via
Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caitlin-jans-and-shanna-t-melton-plus-poetry-open-mic-registration-148939775879