Quintessential Listening Presents Cathleen Cohen

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. 


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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).


Hosted by Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio


Sparks and Disperses Official Book Launch

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


Sparks and Disperses Virtual Reading November 15, 2021

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.


Cathleen Cohen was the 2019 Poet Laureate of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. A painter and teacher, she founded the We the Poets program at ArtWell, an arts education nonprofit in Philadelphia (theartwell.org). Camera Obscura (chapbook, Moonstone Press), appeared in 2017, and Etching the Ghost (Atmosphere Press), was published in 2021.


Hila Ratzabi’s poetry has been published in Narrative, Linebreak, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Adroit Journal, The Normal School, and other journals, and in The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry and Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology. She is the former editor-in-chief and poetry editor of Storyscape and holds an MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. She is the Director of Virtual Content & Programs at Ritualwell.org, and lives in Oak Park, Illinois, with her husband and two children.


Hosted by Ritualwell


Sparks and Disperses Virtual Reading November 4, 2021

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


Join with Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84308329737?pwd=RjJUdCtJVXRySjlvMHdXakJRRzVmUT09

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


Sparks and Disperses Virtual Reading November 3, 2021

Mad Poets 1st Wednesdays - Barham and Cohen on 11/3

Mad Poets First Wednesday virtual reading featuring Kathy Barham and Cathleen Cohen — November 3, 2021 at 7:00 PM.


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


New Poems — Coffin Bell Volume 4 Issue 3
Coffin Bell Volume 4 Issue 3 Simplify and Portrait of My Father by Cathleen Cohen

Etching the Ghost Virtual Reading March 17, 2021

Replay Etching the Ghost: A Poetry Reading and Gathering with Cathleen Cohen on Vimeo

Etching the Ghost: A Poetry Reading and Gathering with Cathleen Cohen

Cathleen Cohen will read from her new book, Etching the Ghost, followed by readings from Anjana Deshpande, Anne Schulman, Amy Steingart and Rabbi Gila Ruskin.


Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 7:00 PM (ET)

Registration required.


Hosted by Ritualwell Philadelphia, PA



Virtual Reading with Moonstone Arts
Featuring Readings By:

Alyson Shore Adler

Katherine Barham

Cathleen Cohen

with host Larry Robin


Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 7:00 PM (ET)


Join with Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84308329737?pwd=RjJUdCtJVXRySjlvMHdXakJRRzVmUT09


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

215-735-9600


Artists in the Time of Pandemic: Cathleen Cohen
Cerulean Arts: December 9, 2020 — January 10, 2021

Featuring Exhibitions By:

Andrea Beizer

Cathleen Cohen

Fran Lightman Gibson

Carol Taylor-Kearney

Ian Wagner


Virtual Reception & Artists' Talk:

Saturday, December 12th at 2:00 PM

Registration required.


Cerulean Arts
1355 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19123
267-514-8647

Recent Exhibitions

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,
Philadelphia, PA


Collections

Children’s Village, New York, NY, permanent collection


For a full list of past shows, click here.