Friday, October 9, 2009

Philadelphia Poetry Symposium

An audio of the discussion beginning to end HERE. This was posted on Philly.Sound by CA Conrad

From the Poetic Arts Performance Project:
Sunday, October 4, 2009
PAPP's Symposium Series: What is Philadelphia Poetry?

What is Philadelphia Poetry? Who is Philadelphia Poetry? Where is Philadelphia Poetry? Why is Philadelphia Poetry? Join us as we consult some of the most moving and shaking poets in the Philadelphia area today as they discuss these and more questions over the next several months as part of PAPP's Symposium Series.

Our first panel of poets will address the question: What is a Philadelphia Poetics? This event will be moderated by Adam Meora. Panelists will include:
Debrah Morkun, founding member of the New Philadelphia Poets
CAConrad, author of Advanced Elvis Course and The Book of Frank
Tamara Oakman, director of the Light of Unity reading series and the Business of Words workshops
Sherod Smallman, host and organizer of Fuze at Infusion Cafe in Germantown
and Michelle Myers of Yellow Rage
When: Sunday, October 11, 2009
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: University City Arts League (4226 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA)
Cost: $3.00

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