Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio Proudly Presents Cathleen Cohen — Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 8:00 PM
Join host Michael Anthony Ingram for an interview with Sparks and Disperses author Cathleen Cohen.
Cathleen Cohen was the 2019 Poet Laureate of Montgomery County, PA. A painter and teacher, she founded the We the Poets program at ArtWell, an arts education non-profit in Philadelphia (theartwell.org). Her poems appear in journals such as Apiary, Baltimore Review, Cagibi, East Coast Ink, 6ix, North of Oxford, One Art, Passager, Philadelphia Stories, Rockvale Review and Rogue Agent. Camera Obscura (chapbook, Moonstone Press), appeared in 2017 and Etching the Ghost (Atmosphere Press), 2021. She received the Interfaith Relations Award from the Montgomery County PA Human Rights Commission and the Public Service Award from the National Association of Poetry Therapy. Her paintings are on view at Cerulean Arts Gallery (ceruleanarts.com).
Cornerstone Press 2021
Poetry Book Launch: This is the official Book Launch for "Sparks and Disperses" by Cathleen Cohen, "Broken on The Wheel" by Barbara Costas-Biggs, and "Careful Cartography" by Devon Bohm.
This free virtual event will be hosted by select Cornerstone Press staff members and feature all three authors. There will be three separate readings by each author of their poetry collection. The readings will be followed by a questions/answer section where each author will be asked questions about their poetry, their writing processes, and their experience with Cornerstone Press. This launch will take the form of a Zoom Webinar and will be held Thursday, November 18th, at 6 PM CST.
Register and/or submit author questions here, a link will be sent out via email to join the webinar before the launch.
Hosted by Cornerstone Press
Gathering Sparks: A Poetry Reading with Cathleen Cohen & Hila Ratzabi
Gathering Sparks: A Poetry Reading with Cathleen Cohen & Hila Ratzabi — Monday, November 15, 2021 at 7:00 PM
This virtual event is free and open to all. To register, click here.
Join Ritualwell to celebrate the release of Cathleen Cohen’s new book of poetry, Sparks and Disperses. This book explores issues of fracture, healing, and creation; the challenges of poverty, isolation, and the pandemic; and how we can find meaning and joy through artmaking. She will be joined by poet Hila Ratzabi. After the reading, they will have a conversation on the artistic process, a Q&A, and an interactive writing prompt for attendees.
Hosted by Ritualwell
Virtual Poetry Reading with Charles Carr, Cathleen Cohen and Faith Paulsen
Moonstone Arts Center Virtual Poetry Reading featuring Charles Carr, Cathleen Cohen and Faith Paulsen — Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 7:00 PM
Meeting ID: 843 0832 9737 – Passcode: 678146
Charles Carr is author of paradise, pennsylvania, and Haitian Mudpies & Other Poems (Moonstone Arts 2012). A Philadelphian, he was educated at LaSalle and Bryn Mawr College and worked in social and community development services for 45 years. Charles has been active in raising funds for various missions and organizations serving the poorest of the poor In Haiti. In 2007, Charles was The Mad Poets Review First Prize Winner for his poem “Waiting To Come North.” For five years Charles was the host of the Moonstone Poetry series at Fergie’s Pub. Since 2016 he has been the host of Philly Loves Poetry a monthly broadcast on Philly Cam. He has read poems in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin Ireland as part of international 100,000 Poets For Peace.
Cathleen Cohen, author of Camera Obscura (Moonstone Press, 2017) and Etching the Ghost (forthcoming). She was the 2019 Poet Laureate of Montgomery County, PA. A painter and teacher, she founded the We the Poets program at ArtWell, an arts education non-profit in Philadelphia. Her poems appear in Apiary, Baltimore Review, Cagibi, East Coast Ink, 6ix, North of Oxford, Passager, Philadelphia Stories, Rockvale Review, Rogue Agent, She received the Interfaith Relations Award from the Montgomery County PA Human Rights Commission and the Public Service Award from National Association of Poetry Therapy. Her artwork is on view at Cerulean Arts Gallery.
Faith Paulsen is author of A Color Called Harvest, We Marry, We Bury, We Sing or We Weep (runner-up in Moonstone’s 2020 chapbook contest), and forthcoming, Cyanometer. Her poetry and prose have appeared in many venues including One Art, Ghost City Press, Seaborne, Book of Matches, Thimble Literary Magazine, Evansville Review, Mantis, Psaltery and Lyre, and Terra Preta. Her work has also been anthologized in collections such as 50/50: Poems & Translations by Womxn over 50 (QuillsEdge). She has been nominated for a Pushcart. For more information, please check her website at https://www.faithpaulsenpoet.com/.
Hosted by Moonstone Arts Center
Mad Poets 1st Wednesdays - Barham and Cohen on 11/3
An open mic will follow. Hosted by Sibelan Forrester.
To register for this Zoom event, click HERE.
Katherine Barham received an MFA from Warren Wilson Program for Writers, and her poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Drunken Boat, Spillway, Mad Poets Review, Hubbub, North of Oxford (January, 2021). Katherine’s chapbook, From the Familiar, was published by Moonstone Press in 2015, and her book How It Shone appeared in 2020 from Atmosphere Press. Katherine is a retired high school English teacher and currently resides in Rose Valley, PA, birdwatching with her cat Elliott.
Cathleen Cohen was the 2019 Poet Laureate of Montgomery County, PA. A poet, painter and teacher, she created the We the Poets program for children (theartwell.org.) Her poems appear in journals such as Apiary, Baltimore Review, Cagibi, East Coast Ink, North of Oxford, One Art Journal, Passager, Philadelphia Stories, Rockvale Review, Rogue Agent and Toho Journal. She authored Camera Obscura (Moonstone Press, 2017), Etching the Ghost (Atmosphere Press, 2021) and Sparks and Disperses (Cornerstone Press, forthcoming 2021.) Her artwork is on view at Cerulean Arts Gallery (ceruleanarts.com) and cathleencohenart.com.
Hosted by Mad Poets Society
Etching the Ghost: A Poetry Reading and Gathering with Cathleen Cohen
Alyson Shore Adler
with host Larry Robin
Meeting ID: 843 0832 9737 Passcode: 678146 Phone: 1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
Hosted by Moonstone Arts Center
110A South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Featuring Exhibitions By:
Fran Lightman Gibson
Virtual Reception & Artists' Talk:
Saturday, December 12th at 2:00 PM
2019 Caesura Festival, Camphill Soltane, Glenmoore, PA
2019 Cerulean Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2019 St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, N. Wales, PA
2017 Cerulean Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Ladies Night: Connecting Women Through Art and Dialogue, InLiquid Gallery,
Children’s Village, New York, NY, permanent collection
For a full list of past shows, click here.