Monday, January 21, 2008

Berks Bards present Bill Wunder and Dan Maguire

Poetry at 6

Shake off those January blues and come to RACC January 23rd, 6:00 pm, to welcome poets Bill Wunder and Dan Maguire.

Berks-Penn Rooms, Reading Area Community College
10 South Second Street, Reading, PA, 610-372-4721

This event is free and open to the general public, as well as students and staff at RACC.

Open mic to follow the featured readers.

Sponsored by the Foundation for RACC, with support from Berks Bards, "Poetry at 6" is an annual series of poetry readings at Reading Area Community College, honoring the memory of Bruce H. Stanley, professor of Humanities, 1972-1997.


Bill Wunder’s poems have twice been nominated for The Pushcart Prize, and in
2004 he was named Poet Laureate of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. His poems
have been a finalist in The Robert Fraser Poetry Competition, The Mad Poet’s
Society Competition twice, and The Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards three times.
Recently, his work has appeared in The Manhattan Review, Lips, The Paterson
Literary Review, Mad Poet’s Review, Drexel University On-Line Journal, Wild
River Review, and others. He has read or lectured in many venues, including
local schools, James A. Michener Museum, Bucks County Community College, The
Poetry Project at The Montgomery Theater and The Joaquin Miller Cabin Poetry
Series sponsored by the National Park Service. Via Dolorosa Press in
Cleveland, Ohio published Bill’s chapbook titled A Season Of Storms. His
book Pointing At the Moon is forthcoming from Wordtech Communications.

Dan Maguire's poems have appeared in many local and national journals but
most recently in The Patterson Review and the Comstock Review. Among his
many honors and awards, which includes an invitation to read at the Library
of Congress, are several Best Poet selections at the Philadelphia Writers
Conference. A native of Philadelphia who has lived in all US time zones, he
finds that he keeps returning to the shore and currently resides in New

Liz Stanley
~Berks Bards

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