6/14/21

June 30: Patricia Carragon Features at Stone Soup Poetry


Amidst the global pandemic, Stone Soup Poetry has been offering an online open mic via Zoom for anyone interested. This continues to receive an amazing response, and we appreciate everyone's participation.

On Wednesday June 30, poet, novelist, editor and publisher Patricia Carragon closes out June for Stone Soup.

Patricia Carragon’s fiction piece "What Has to Happen Next" has been nominated for Sundress Publications Annual Best of the Net Anthology. Her poem "Paris the Beautiful" won Poem of the Week from great weather for MEDIA. She was nominated by Bear Creek Haiku for a Pushcart Prize. Her latest books from Poets Wear Prada are Meowku and The Cupcake Chronicles and her debut novel, Angel Fire, is from Alien Buddha Press. Patricia hosts Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. She is an executive editor for Home Planet News Online. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Join us this Wednesday night from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 859 8647 7048

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June 23: Russell DuPont Features at Stone Soup Poetry

 


Amidst the global pandemic, Stone Soup Poetry has been offering an online open mic via Zoom for anyone interested. This continues to receive an amazing response, and we appreciate everyone's participation.

On Wednesday June 23, Russell DuPont features as Stone Soup officially marches into summer. 

Russell DuPont is the author of two novels (King & Train and Waiting for The Turk). He is also the author of several chapbooks (Up in Wisconsin, Travels with Kinsley, There is No Dam Now at Richford) as well as two books of poetry (Winter, 1948 and Establishing Home Plate). His poetry has been published in various literary magazines, including The Albatross, The Anthology of South Shore Poets, Re-Side, Oddball, JerryJazzMusician, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Rye Whiskey Review; and his story, “The Corner,” appears in the anthology Streets of Echoes. His journalism has appeared in The Dorchester Community News, The Melrose Free Press and The Patriot Ledger. His novel, Waiting for the Turk was nominated for a Goodreads Choice Books 2019 Award. He is also a photographer, painter and printmaker whose works have been widely exhibited and are in public and private collections, including The Boston Public Library; Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and The Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Join us this Wednesday night from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 841 5663 0107

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June 16: Stone Soup All Open Mic Tonight

 

Amidst the global pandemic, Stone Soup Poetry has been offering an online open mic via Zoom for anyone interested. This continues to receive an amazing response, and we appreciate everyone's participation.

On Wednesday June 16, we begin June with an all open mic while getting ready for June's final features. 

Join us this Wednesday night from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 898 7606 0255

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6/9/21

June 9: J. Barrett Wolf Features at Stone Soup Poetry


Amidst the global pandemic, Stone Soup Poetry has been offering an online open mic via Zoom for anyone interested. This continues to receive an amazing response, and we appreciate everyone's participation.

On Wednesday June 9, J. Barrett Wolf visits our online forum for the first itme.

J. Barrett Wolf lives in Binghamton, New York, where he is the Poet in Residence at the Bundy Museum of History and Art and Director at WordPlace – The Southern Tier Literary Center. He's been published in Black Bear Review, Portland Review of the Arts, Long Island Sounds, Rubber Side Down, Writing Outside the Lines, and was on the Connecticut Touring Poetry Roster. He also holds the Bronze Medal of Valor from the San Francisco Police Department.

Join us this Wednesday night from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 838 0230 8637

Password: stonesoup

6/2/21

June 2: Stone Soup All Open Mic Tonight

 


Amidst the global pandemic, Stone Soup Poetry has been offering an online open mic via Zoom for anyone interested. This continues to receive an amazing response, and we appreciate everyone's participation.

On Wednesday June 2, we begin June with an all open mic while getting ready for future features. 

Join us this Wednesday night from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 839 5761 9242

Password: stonesoup

5/24/21

May 26: Gary Hicks Features at Stone Soup

 


Amidst the global pandemic, Stone Soup Poetry has been offering an online open mic via Zoom for anyone interested. This continues to receive an amazing response, and we appreciate everyone's participation.

On Wednesday May 26, we end our celebration of Stone Soup's 50th anniversary (for now) with the return of Gary Hicks.

Gary Hicks has been active in the politics of the left since the 1960s. He has been at various times, an educator, a community organizer, and a cultural worker. In the early 2000s Hicks worked as a substitute teacher in Boston before retiring to the west coast in 2009. He has been writing poetry since 1983 and is the author of A Pen Is Like a Piece. You Pick It Up. You Use It. 

Join us on May 26 night from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 841 4477 8933

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5/11/21

May 12: John Landry Features at Stone Soup Poetry

 

John Landry with Arlene Stone


Amidst the global pandemic, Stone Soup Poetry has been offering an online open mic via Zoom for anyone interested. This continues to receive an amazing response, and we appreciate everyone's participation.

On Wednesday May 12, we continue our celebration of Stone Soup's 50th anniversary with John Landry, one of Stone Soup's many surviving dignitaries form the days of its founder, the late Jack Powers.

John Landry was born in New Bedford and served as its poet laureate (2007-2010). He ran several poetry reading series there over the decades. He has survived as a quahogger, scallop shucker, factory worker, warehouseman, librarian, health educator, and teacher. He was a regular participant in Stone Soup readings organized by founder Jack Powers from the 1970's through the 1990's. At the invitation of Gwendolyn Brooks, he read at the Library of Congress.

Landry was enlisted as a contributing editor for the 50th anniversary anthology of San Francisco's BEATITUDE in 2009, and for the Spring 2018 Cape Cod Poetry Review. His own work has appeared in a wide array of publications in the US and abroad. During a campaign of civil disobedience concerning homeless services, AIDS awareness, and the Iran-Contra scandal, he was arrested at the Reagan White House. At the time, he was working with the Community for Creative Non-Violence, helping to run the largest homeless shelter in the country (2 blocks from the U.S. Capitol).

Join us this Wednesday night from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 898 0112 6082

Password: stonesoup

5/5/21

May 5: Stone Soup 50th Anniversary Open Mic

 


Amidst the global pandemic, Stone Soup Poetry has been offering an online open mic via Zoom for anyone interested. This continues to receive an amazing response, and we appreciate everyone's participation.

On Wednesday May 5th, following Deta Galloway's amazing feature, Stone Soup continues with an extended all-open mic and invite anyone who missed our May 1st celebration to join in.

Join us this Wednesday night from 7:00 to 9:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 867 4146 6918


Password: stonesoup

4/26/21

May 1: Stone Soup Celebrates it's Fiftieth Anniversary with Deta Galloway!


Amidst the global pandemic, Stone Soup Poetry has been offering an online open mic via  Zoom for anyone interested. This continues to receive an amazing response, and we appreciate everyone's participation.

Join us for a special  three hour Stone Soup open mic this Saturday, May 1st, with Deta Galloway returning for an extended feature.

Deta Galloway was born in Kingston in the Jamaica West Indies.  She emigrated to America at eighteen years of age to live with American husband and study medicine.  She is educated in professional nursing, human services and  management, and currently specializes in behavioral nursing.

Her art life has been a central focus of her emotional and spiritual development.  It has been a driving force in the way she has practiced Nursing and cared for families from all walks of life, It is healing, compassion, and empowerment throughout the life stages.  She has lived and traveled deeply into the Southern States and lived for the last eighteen years in Georgia.

Deta began writing poetry at thirteen and has been published in several anthologies and journals.  She has performed with poets such as Etheridge Knight, Josephine Miles, Galway Kinnell, W. S. Merwin, Hayden Carruth, Gwendolyn Brooks, Yusef K, Brother Blue, Tom Oleary, and Elizabeth Mckim.and others.  She has read her work for numerous radio station including Radio Jamaica, (Subsidiary of the BBC). Her artwork has been exhibited and collected in museums both in the United States and Africa.

Join us on May 1st from 3:00 to 6:00 PM ET by clicking this link.

The meeting ID is 883 0104 2091

Password: stonesoup