Friday, September 25, 2015

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 6-8 p.m. at the GoggleWorks featuring four poets from York

Please welcome our friends and awesome poets from the City of York, PA,
for First Thursday Poetry at the GoggleWorks, October 1st, at 6:00 pm.

Carla Christopher
Kenneth Vincent Walker
Jim Mills
Dustin Nispel

Open Mic to follow.

This is a free event open to the public, sponsored by Berks Bards and supported in part
with a grant from the PA Partners in the Arts.  Additional support from the Friends of the
Berks County Public Libraries, members and volunteers with Berks Bards.

Liz Stanley
Berks Bards

Christopher was York, PA's 4th Poet Laureate and the City's 2014 Arts
& Cultural Community Liaison. She is the host of York's longest
still-active running reading, 'It's NOT the King's English', held 3rd
Fridays at King's Courtyard Artist Collective. She is also the director
of PoemSugar Independent Press/Community Arts Ink and the host of
Culture & Main; York's Weekly Cultural Showcase on WRCT.

Kenneth Vincent Walker is a "New Formalist" poet, a hybrid, blending
classical/traditional and lyrical poetry with a jazzy, beat-like

Jim Mills is a 5th Generation Florida native, but
don't hold that against him.  He can still say 'Can I Get You A Drink
Awhile?' as well as any other Pennsyltuckian!  He and his 3 lovely cats
enjoy their fabulous home in York City.  His poetry, while sometimes
funny and sometimes grim, is like is his life - a sad thing, but his

Dustin Nispel is a spoken word artist hailing from York PA.
He is Author of The Tower a collection of poem and is a multi award
winning poet. He has been writing for 15 years and performing his poetry
for nearly 13 years. He is co-owner of The Rooted Artist Collective
located in downtown York. Visit his Website at

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