Saturday, April 24, 2010

The Criterion An Online International Journal in English publishes "Arms up to the Sky"

Arms Up to the Sky (page 58) is a longer magical realism story I wrote in 2005, published in the debut issue of Criterion. It might take a few clicks to get there. Melissa Studdard, whom we published in last months Wilderness House Literary Review was the editor who accepted the story.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Press release for my New Jersey reading on Sunday

River Read Presents Timothy Gager and Steve Peacock

Sunday, April 11, 2010
2:00pm - 4:30pm
The Dublin House
30 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ


Come out to the Dublin House for high quality literature. River Read Reading Series featuring Timothy Gager and Steve Peacock. Be sure to not miss this special River Read with Timothy Gager traveling down from Mass and Steve Peacock, Journalist, Prose Writer and Poet. Open mic, meet and greet and book signing to follow the feature presentations. Bring some extra scratch to support our writers and an appetite for high quality Dublin House Food and Drink!! Special guest host Dr. Christine Redman-Waldeyer . Visit for more information.

THE BOSTON NATIONAL POETRY MONTH FESTIVAL April 10 and 11th, 2010--I'm reading Saturday at 12:30


CO-SPONSORS: Tapestry of Voices & Kaji Aso Studio in partnership with the Boston Public Library, SAVE the DATE, Saturday, April 10th 10:00 A.M.- 4:45 P.M. OPEN MIKE: 1:30 to 3:00P.M.; & Sunday, April 11th, 1:10 to 4:30P.M. The Festival will be held at the library’s main branch in Copley Square. FREE ADMISSION

56 Major and Emerging poets will each do a ten minute reading; ALSO

Featuring six extraordinarily talented prize winning high school students: from Boston Latin High School: Andy Vo and Justin Singletary, and Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah; Boston Arts Academy:Erica Telisnor and Osiris Morel; Gabriella Fee: Walnut Hill School for the Arts. These student stars will open the Festival at 10:00 A.M. SAM CORNISH, Boston’s current and first Poet Laureate will open the formal part of the Festival at 11:00 A.M. 55 additional major and emerging poets will follow with a


Some of the many luminaries include SAM CORNISH, Diana Der Hovanessian, Richard Wollman, Jennifer Barber, Afaa M. Weaver, Barbara Helfgott-Hyett, Alfred Nicole, Ellen Steinbaum, Doug Holder, Charles Coe, Kathleen Spivack, Ryk McIntyre, Elizabeth McKim, Regie O’Gibson, Kate Finnegan, Michael Bialis, Susan Donnelly,John Ziemba, (Kaji Aso Studio), Sandee Story, CD Collins, Marc Goldfinger, Gloria Mindock, Tim Gager, Diana Saenz, Stuart Peterfreund, Valerie Lawson, Tom Daley, Molly Watt, Ifeanyi Menkiti, Mark Pawlak, Lainie Senechal, Harris Gardner, Joanna Nealon, Richard Hoffman, Susan Donnelly, Irene Koronas, Robert K. Johnson, and a Plethora of other prize winning poets.

This Festival has it all: Professional published poets, celebrities, numerous prize winners, student participation, OPEN MIKE.

Even more, it is about community, neighborhoods, diversity, Boston, and Massachusetts. This popular tradition is one of the largest events in Boston’s Contribution to National Poetry Month. FREE ADMISSION !!!

FOR INFORMATION: Tapestry of Voices: 617-306-9484 or 617-723-3716

Library: 617-536-5400

Wheelchair accessible. Assistive listening devices available. To request a sign language interpreter, or for other special needs, call 617-536-7855( TTY) at least two weeks before the program date.
Harris Gardner

Boston National Poetry Month Festival
Poets’ Reading Schedule
Boston Public Library
Rabb Lecture Hall

Saturday, April 10, 2010
10:00 Boston Latin High School, Andy Vo
10:10 Boston Latin High School, Justin Singletary
10:20 Boston Latin High School, Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah
10:30 Boston Arts Academy, Erica Tilesnor
10:40 Boston Arts Academy, Osiris Morel
10:50 Walnut Hill School for the Arts. Gabriella Fee
11:00 Sam Cornish (Boston Poet Laureate)
11:10 Robert J. Clawson
11:20 Regie Gibson
11:30 Joanna Nealon
11:40 Elizabeth McKim
11:50 Cathy Salmons
12:00 Carol Weston
12:10 Robert K. Johnson
12:20 Jeffrey Harrison
12:30 Tim Gager
12:40 Kaji Aso Studio: Kate Finnegan,
Michael Bialis, John Ziemba
12:50 Mark Pawlak
1:00 Lisa Beatman
1:10 Susan Donnelly
1:20 Coleen Houlihan
1:30 Philip E. Burnham, Jr.
1:30- 3:00 OPEN MIKE- Room 5-6
1:40 Frank Blessington
1:50 Valerie Lawson
2:00 Diana Saenz
2:10 C.D. Collins
2:20 Walter Howard
2:30 Ron Goba
2:40 Elizabeth Doran
2:50 Wendy Mnookin
3:00 Barbara Helfgott-Hyett
3:10 Jack Scully
3:20 Andy Levesque
3:30 Sandra Storey
3:40 Tomas O’Leary
3:50 Molly Bennett
4:00 Molly Watt
4:10 Jan Schreiber
4:20 Anne Elizabeth Tom
4:30 Gloria Mindock
4:40 Ryk McIntyre

SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2010

1:10 Tom Daley
1:20 Ifeanyi Menkiti
1:30 Lo Galluccio
1:40 Ellen Steinbaum
1:50 Victor Howes
2:00 Rhina P. Espaillat
2:10 Diana DerHovanessian
2:20 Tino Villanueva
2:30 Doug Holder
2:40 Lainie Senechal
2:50 Harris Gardner
3:00 Stuart Peterfreund
3:10 Irene Koronas
3:20 Kathleen Spivack
3:30 Marc Goldfinger
3:40 Charles Coe
3:50 Isabella Nebel
4:00 Alfred Nicole
4:10 Richard Wollman
4:20 Jennifer Barber
4:30 Afaa M. Weaver

Thursday, April 1, 2010

This Friday's, Dire Literary Series

Friday, April 2, 2010
8:00pm - 10:10pm
Out of the Blue Art Gallery
106 Prospect St
 East Cambridge, MA


For more information
Open Mic followed by features:

Jane Roper is the author of Baby Squared, a narrative blog on about her adventures and misadventures in parenting twins. She also writes fiction, nonfiction, and a whole lotta advertising and marketing copy. Jane lives and writes in the Boston area. Jane's forthcoming novel, Eden Lake, was a semi-finalist in the 2009 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, where it was the most downloaded contest entry, and reached as high as #61 on the Amazon Bestseller List. It will be published by Last Light Studio in May 2011.

Adam Gallari grew up on the outskirts of Manhattan and received an MFA from the University of California, Riverside. He currently lives by a train station in Exeter, England where he is pursuing a PhD, listening to train whistles blowing in the night and working on a novel.Adam's We are Never as Beautiful as We are Now was released in 2010 by Ampersand Review Press.

Sean Patrick Hill is a freelance writer, in Portland, Oregon. He earned his MA in Writing from Portland State University, where he won the Burnam Graduate Award. He received a grant from Regional Arts and Culture Council and residencies from Montana Artists Refuge, Fishtrap, and the Oregon State University Trillium Project. His poems appear or are forthcoming in Exquisite Corpse, elimae, diode, In Posse Review, Willow Springs, RealPoetik, New York Quarterly, Sawbuck, Redactions, and Quarter After Eight. His blog is