APRIL IS POETRY MONTH
Nothing Rhymes with Kutztown returns for the 2nd year! There are a number of events in the area for poetry lovers. With April being National Poetry Month, it's all very fitting! All events are Free and open to the public, no tickets required. The schedule for our events are as follows:
Saturday April 19th: Michael Sgrignoli with Dinorific Poetry will be reading at Kutztown Public Library. 11AM - 12 Noon. Michael with his illustrator Ethan, are a father/son team from Mechanicsburg, PA, who will introduce you to some familiar (and not-so-familiar) dinosaurs through lively, funny and informative poems! You'll meet Diplodocus, Dimetrodon, Plesiosaur, Pachycephalosaur and more. All ages welcome.
Saturday April 19th: Teen Open Mic sponsored by the Kutztown High Poetry Club 7-9 PM, location TBA. Our local young poets will be reading their own works and others. Everyone is welcome, younger readers also encouraged to participate.
Thursday, April 24: Poem in Your Pocket Day On Poem in Your Pocket Day select a poem, carry it with you, and share it with others throughout the day. You can also share your poem selection on Twitter by using the hashtag #pocketpoem. Stop by the store to pick up a poem!
Friday April 25th: Open Mic Night/Beat Poets at Global Libations. 7-9 PM, come join us to listen or read. Choose a favorite author, or share your own creation! Sign up will begin at 6:30. Anyone is welcome, you do not need to read to share in the love of poetry.
We hope you'll join us for these events. Be on the lookout for updates to Nothing Rhymes With Kutztown, both in our April emails, and on our Facebook Page.
NEW AUTHOR PAVILION AT THIS YEARS DOWNTOWN BLOCK PARTY
This year's Downtown Kutztown Block Party will feature a special event sponsored and arranged by Firefly Bookstore. We have invited 16 authors to join us over the course of the day, to talk about their books, introduce themselves and meet their readers! This is a unique opportunity to meet and talk with local authors about the experience of getting published. Each author will be available for 1 hour. We have a large space set aside for four authors at a time.
We will of course have their titles available to sell. Please join us for this exciting new event!
Sunday, April 27th | 12 Noon - 4 PM
In Front of Firefly Bookstore, 230 West Main