October 14: Blaine Hebbel Features at Stone Soup

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 106 Prospect Street with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On October 14th, we welcome back poet, activist and new publisher Blaine Hebbel to the venue.

Blaine Hebbel – Poet, activist and Ipswich native, has been fascinated by the “American Voice” for over 35 years and has been fighting social injustice since the 60s. He has read as a member of the Poets’ Mimeo Cooperative in Burlington, VT and on the Poemair show on KUOR FM, the University of Redlands, CA station. He is a member of the OccuPoets and has featured his poetry at the Walnut Street Coffee CafĂ©, Stone Soup and Merrimac Mic in Newburyport and reads at the open mic at every other venue he can find. He has published two chapbooks, Poems From the Shore and The Occupy Poems. His work has appeared in Stone Soup Fresh Broth, Poesis, Zig Zag Folios, Firehouse and Bagels with the Bards #8. He has just started a publishing house, Ring of Bone Press with a mission to bring “The American Voice” to the reader, by publishing the work of local under discovered poets and writers. The first book from the press, Wild Women of Lynn is at the printer and will be released shortly. Occupy Everything.