June 14, 2012

Red Wheelbarrow Poets - 4th Friday

Dear Family & Friends,
The WCW Poetry Cooperative of Southern Bergen County will be taking a break in July 2012, since our normal night, First Wednesday, falls on Independence Day (July 4th) this year.  We resume our series on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 7 p. m.
Have a happy and healthy Independence Day.
Also, please remember that noted poet Jim Klein leads our peer-to-peer poetry workshops (Red Wheelbarrow Poets).
The workshop has a new Wednesday meeting room at the Municipal Building/Borough Hall in Rutherford, NJ (176 Park Ave., Rutherford, NJ), which is handicap accessible.  The workshop meets there on the 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 7 p. m. to 9 p. m.  The meeting room is the "Blue" room located on the second floor.
Please bring 10 to 12 copies of the poem(s) you wish to be workshopped.  The poets pass the poems out; everyone reads his/her poem(s), and then the poets discuss them. Jim Klein is our teacher/workshop moderator.  No dues or rules.
If you have any questions, please contact John Barrale by e-mail (john.barrale@gmail.com).  Please do not contact Borough Hall
Also, please see the Red Wheelbarrow website here:
Mark Fogarty hosts a monthly reading and music series for the Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow Poets usually on fourth Fridays of the month at 7 p. m. at GainVille Learning Center and Café (http://www.gaincontact.com).
GainVille Learning Center and Café
17 Ames Avenue
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Tel. (201) 507-1800  /  Fax (201) 507-1888
The cover of $6 includes coffee/tea and dessert. 
Remember too that the Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow Poets recently published volume 4 of The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow, including six poems of mine, those of many others associated with the WCW Poetry Cooperative and literary life in Rutherford, some excellent essays (one by me), and reflections on Dr. Williams.  Copies of the anthology are on sale now, so please contact the editors at redwheelbarrowpoets@yahoo.com, if you would like more information or like to purchase a copy or two.  They make excellent birthday or holiday gifts for poetry lovers and anyone who loves literature and history.
Please come out and support these creative endeavors.
Thank you.
Love & Peace,

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