TWO!!!

There are just TWO days left before:

The “As We Keep Our Social Distance” Virtual Poet’s Stage

Join us online as we present 3 outstanding Poets who will be featuring at this online event.

Date: Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Time: 4:00PM EDT to 5:30PM EDT (GMT-6)

21 years and over please
Admission: Free
No Open Mic for this one

Featured Poets

• Laurel Peterson – Author, Poet, 2016-2019 Poet Laureate Norwalk CT

• Van Hartman—Author, Poet – Norwalk CT

• Jane Ormerod—Author, Poet, Founding Editor of great weather for MEDIA – New York, NY

Hosted by Jerry T Johnson

Details in the FB link to event:

https://facebook.com/events/s/the-as-we-keep-our-distance-vi/1976594842484926/?ti=icl

If you are new to Zoom, follow these instructions

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/502610098

  1. Go to the Facebook Event Details (or the About tab) and select/tap the Zoom link.
  2. If you are using a desktop or laptop computer go to step 4:
  3. If you are using a smartphone or tablet:
    a. You may receive a prompt to copy link, if that happens, on smart phone or tablet, just tap the link.
    b. When you see the message “Link Copied” go to your browser (Safari, Google, etc.)
    c. Remove everything from your browser address field and paste the copied zoom link in the browser address field and press enter.
  4. If it is your first time using zoom,you will receive a prompt that says the download should automatically start – if it does not, just press the download here link.
  5. Once the application downloads, Zoom will start and you will press Join Meeting and you will automatically join the meeting.
  6. If the application does not download, press the “join from your browser” button that is displayed.

THREE!!!

THREE!!!

There are just THREE days left before:

The “As We Keep Our Social Distance” Virtual Poet’s Stage

Join us online as we present 3 outstanding Poets who will be featuring at this online event.

Date: Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Time: 4:00PM EDT to 5:30PM EDT (GMT-6)

21 years and over please
Admission: Free
No Open Mic for this one

Featured Poets

• Laurel Peterson – Author, Poet, 2016-2019 Poet Laureate Norwalk CT

• Van Hartman—Author, Poet – Norwalk CT

• Jane Ormerod—Author, Poet, Founding Editor of great weather for MEDIA – New York, NY

Details in the FB link to event:

https://facebook.com/events/s/the-as-we-keep-our-distance-vi/1976594842484926/?ti=icl

If you are new to Zoom, follow these instructions

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/502610098

  1. Go to the Facebook Event Details (or the About tab) and select/tap the Zoom link.
  2. If you are using a desktop or laptop computer go to step 4:
  3. If you are using a smartphone or tablet:
    a. You may receive a prompt to copy link, if that happens, on smart phone or tablet, just tap the link.
    b. When you see the message “Link Copied” go to your browser (Safari, Google, etc.)
    c. Remove everything from your browser address field and paste the copied zoom link in the browser address field and press enter.
  4. If it is your first time using zoom,you will receive a prompt that says the download should automatically start – if it does not, just press the download here link.
  5. Once the application downloads, Zoom will start and you will press Join Meeting and you will automatically join the meeting.
  6. If the application does not download, press the “join from your browser” button that is displayed.

Photo by Jerry T. Johnson

FIVE!!!

FIVE!!!

There are just FIVE days left before:

The “As We Keep Our Social Distance” Virtual Poet’s Stage

Join us online as we present 3 outstanding Poets who will be featuring at this online event.

Date: Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Time: 4:00PM EDT to 5:30PM EDT (GMT-6)

21 years and over please
Admission: Free
No Open Mic for this one

FB link to event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/197659484248492

Details also listed below:

Location: Online

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/502610098

  • instructions for first time Zoom users can be found at bottom of this post

Featured Poets

• Laurel Peterson – Author, Poet, 2016-2019 Poet Laureate Norwalk CT

• Van Hartman—Author, Poet – Norwalk CT

• Jane Ormerod—Author, Poet, Founding Editor of great weather for MEDIA – New York, NY

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

BIOS

Laurel S. Peterson

Laurel S. Peterson is an English professor at Norwalk Community College and her poetry has been published in many literary journals. She has two chapbooks,That’s the Way the Music Sounds (Finishing Line Press) and Talking to the Mirror (Last Automat Press). Her full length collection, Do You Expect Your Art to Answer? (Futurecycle Press) was released in January 2017. She has also written a mystery novel, Shadow Notes, which is available through Barking Rain Press. Laurel served as the town of Norwalk, Connecticut’s poet laureate from 2016 – 2019.

Van Hartman

Van Hartmann is a Professor of English at Manhattanville College. He received his B.A. in History from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in English from the University of North Carolina. His poetry has appeared in numerous journals. He has published two books of poetry (Shiva Dancing, Texture Press, 2007, and Riptide, Texture Press, 2016) and a chapbook (Between What Is and What Is Not, The Last Automat Press, 2010). He lives in Norwalk, Connecticut with his wife, Laurel Peterson. He can be contacted at Van.Hartmann@mville.edu or at van.hartmann@gmail.com.

Jane Ormerod

Jane Ormerod is the author of the full-length poetry collections Welcome to the Museum of Cattle and Recreational Vehicles on Fire (both from Three Rooms Press), and the chapbook 11 Films (Modern Metrics/EXOT Books). Her work also appears in numerous publications including From Somewhere to Nowhere: The End of the American Dream, Maintenant, Marsh Hawk Press Review, Post (stranger), The Pedestal, Sensitive Skin, and Paris Lit Up. She is a founding editor at great weather for MEDIA. http://www.greatweatherformedia.com

If you are new to Zoom, follow these instructions

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/502610098

If you are new to Zoom, follow these instructions
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/502610098

  1. Go to the Facebook Event Details (or the About tab) and select/tap the Zoom link.
  2. If you are using a desktop or laptop computer go to step 4:
  3. If you are using a smartphone or tablet:
    a. You may receive a prompt to copy link, if that happens, on smart phone or tablet, just tap the link.
    b. When you see the message “Link Copied” go to your browser (Safari, Google, etc.)
    c. Remove everything from your browser address field and paste the copied zoom link in the browser address field and press enter.
  4. If it is your first time using zoom,you will receive a prompt that says the download should automatically start – if it does not, just press the download here link.
  5. Once the application downloads, Zoom will start and you will press Join Meeting and you will automatically join the meeting.
  6. If the application does not download, press the “join from your browser” button that is displayed.

Photo by Jerry T. Johnson

Join Us Online for A Virtual Poetry Event

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April 5th — Join Us Online for a Virtual Poetry Event with Featured Poets!  Instructions on how to join the event in the details!

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The “As We Keep Our Distance” Virtual Poet’s Stage

Join us online as we present 3 outstanding Poets who will be featuring at this online event.

Facebook Event Page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1976594842484926

Details

Date:  Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Time:  4:00PM EDT to 5:30PM EDT (GMT-6)

21 years and over please

Admission:  Free

No Open Mic for this one

Location: Online

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/502610098

– instructions for first time Zoom users can be found at bottom of this post

 

Featured Poets

  • Laurel Peterson – Author, Poet, 2016-2019 Poet Laureate Norwalk CT
  • Van Hartman—Author, Poet – Norwalk CT
  • Jane Ormerod—Author, Poet, Founding Editor of great weather for MEDIA – New York, NY

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

If you are new to Zoom, follow these instructions

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/502610098

  1. Go to the Facebook Event Details (or the About tab) and select/tap the Zoom link.
  2. If you are using a desktop or laptop computer go to step 4:
  3. If you are using a smartphone or tablet:
    1. You may receive a prompt to copy link, if that happens, on smart phone or tablet, just tap the link.
    2. When you see the message “Link Copied” go to your browser (Safari, Google, etc.)
    3. Remove everything from your browser address field and paste the copied zoom link in the browser address field and press enter.
  4. If it is your first time using zoom,you will receive a prompt that says the download should automatically start – if it does not, just press the download here link.
  5. Once the application downloads, Zoom will start and you will press Join Meeting and you will automatically join the meeting.
  6. If the application does not download, press the “join from your browser” button that is displayed.

 

The “As We Keep Our Distance” Virtual Poet’s Stage

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Although we are maintaining social distance and staying at home we can still kick off National Poetry Month with a great poetry feature event planned just for you!!!

Join us online as we present 3 outstanding Poets who will be featuring at this online event.

Facebook Event Page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1976594842484926

Details

Date:  Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Time:  4:00PM EDT to 5:30PM EDT (GMT-6)

21 years and over please

Admission:  Free

No Open Mic for this one

Location: Online – https://us04web.zoom.us/j/502610098

– instructions for first time Zoom users can be found at bottom of this post

Featured Poets

  • Laurel Peterson – Author, Poet, 2016-2019 Poet Laureate Norwalk CT
  • Van Hartman—Author, Poet – Norwalk CT
  • Jane Ormerod—Author, Poet, Founding Editor of great weather for MEDIA – New York, NY

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

BIOS

Laurel S. Peterson

Laurel S. Peterson is an English professor at Norwalk Community College and her poetry has been published in many literary journals. She has two chapbooks,That’s the Way the Music Sounds (Finishing Line Press) and Talking to the Mirror (Last Automat Press). Her full length collection, Do You Expect Your Art to Answer? (Futurecycle Press) was released in January 2017. She has also written a mystery novel, Shadow Notes, which is available through Barking Rain Press. Laurel served as the town of Norwalk, Connecticut’s poet laureate from 2016 – 2019.

Van Hartman

Van Hartmann is a Professor of English at Manhattanville College.  He received his B.A. in History from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in English from the University of North Carolina.  His poetry has appeared in numerous journals.  He has published two books of poetry (Shiva Dancing, Texture Press, 2007, and Riptide, Texture Press, 2016) and a chapbook (Between What Is and What Is Not, The Last Automat Press, 2010). He lives in Norwalk, Connecticut with his wife, Laurel Peterson. He can be contacted at Van.Hartmann@mville.edu or at van.hartmann@gmail.com.

Jane Ormerod

Jane Ormerod is the author of the full-length poetry collections Welcome to the Museum of Cattle and Recreational Vehicles on Fire (both from Three Rooms Press), and the chapbook 11 Films (Modern Metrics/EXOT Books). Her work also appears in numerous publications including  From Somewhere to Nowhere: The End of the American Dream, Maintenant, Marsh Hawk Press Review, Post (stranger), The Pedestal, Sensitive Skin, and Paris Lit Up. She is a founding editor at great weather for MEDIA. www.greatweatherformedia.com

If you are new to Zoom, follow these instructions

  1. Go to the Facebook Event Details (or the About tab) and select/tap the Zoom link.
  2. You may receive a prompt to copy link, if that happens, highlight the link, copy it and past it in the address field of your browser and press enter (or paste and go)
  3. If it is your first time using zoom,you will receive a prompt that says the download should automatically start – if it does not, just press the download here link.
  4. Once the application downloads, Zoom will start and you will press Join Meeting and you will automatically join the meeting.
  5. If the application does not download, press the “join from your browser” button that is displayed.

Join Me

Join me at:

Yur Friendly Neighborhood Open Mic

THIS Saturday, March 14th
5:00pm – 9:00pm
Flor De Azalea Cafe
902 34th Ave, Astoria Queens NYC

Hosted by Jonathan Cherlin

2 drink minimum – alcoholic or non-alcoholic

Open Mic Sign Up starts at 4:30pm; get there early to reserve your spot!

Click the FB link below for more info:

https://www.facebook.com/events/214320563048392/permalink/214320566381725/

FOUR!!!

FOUR!!!

We are just FOUR week’s away!

April is National Poetry Month and there’s no other way to kick it off than another great open mic and poetry spectacular just for you!!!

great weather for Media Kicks Off National Poetry Month with: Laurel S. Peterson, Van Hartmann and Jane Ormerod!!!

When: April 5th, 2020
Time: 4:00PM – 6:00PM
Where:
The Parkside Lounge
317 E. Houston Street
Lower East Side, NYC, NY

21 and over.
2 drink minimum (coffee and sodas non-alcoholic drinks are also available)

$3 suggested donation

There is an Open Mic!

Open mic list closes at 4:45. If you come later you will be put on wait list, there is no guarantee you will get on but we will try.

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

For More Info and Poet BIOs, just press the link:

https://facebook.com/events/s/gwfm-kicks-off-national-poetry/2557212674560004/?ti=icl