Another month, another reading. Regardless if spring has sprung or not, spring into action and see three exciting poets read their work at the one and only Big Blue Marble. As always, BYOB and 5 min max open mic to follow. See you then!
Rachel O'Hanlon-Rodriguez is a Philadelphia based actor, poet, dancer, and teaching artist. Trained as an actor, Rachel has spent the majority of her career in theater. She has worked with a variety of local theater institutions as both a teacher and performer such as The Wilma Theatre, The Arden Theatre, Theatre Exile, and Philadelphia Young Playwrights, She is a resident artist of Power Street Theatre Company, a woman of color led organization committed to connecting communities through performance and story. She performs poetry monthly at various open mics, and in the shower. She has been a featured poet of Little Berlin Poems Night and Chimera: A Celebration of Womxn Artists.
Erin Moran is a poet and journalist based in Philadelphia. Her creative work has been published by or is forthcoming in Sword & Kettle Press, Sea Foam Mag and Half Mystic. Moran curates a quarterly literature & arts zine and reading series called Suburban Springtime. Find her at ernmrn.com or follow along on Instagram or Twitter.
Laura Brzyski is a writer, professor, and dog lover based in Philly. She holds an MA in English from Lehigh University, with certificates in medieval literature and sex, gender, & sexuality studies. She spent too many years as a high school English and Creative Writing teacher. Currently, she is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing (nonfiction) at Rutgers-University Camden, where she also teaches. Her work can be found in Entropy, The CEA Critic, Vagabond City, and The Stonecoast Review.