On Sunday, February 13th, at 7pm, The Jubilant Thicket Literary Series features Poetic Fiction by Jonathan Pogoda, Poetry by Quincy Scott Jones, & Bardic Tales & Magic by Elizabeth Kirwin.
JONATHAN POGODA received his MFA from Naropa University in 2005. He lives in Brooklyn & works as a librarian. His band plays around Brooklyn occasionally. He is busy working on a couple of novels. He edits Puzzled America, a literary journal.
QUINCY SCOTT JONES earned a Bachelor's Degree from Brown University, a Master's Degree in English & Creative Writing from Temple University, & $100 once for working as a supermarket clown. He currently writes, teaches, & performs in the Philadelphia area, & is adjunct professor of Creative Writing at Arcadia University & an adjunct instructor at Temple University. He is the creator & host of New Directions of Black Poetics, a semiannual panel of writers & scholars discussing their relation to the African-American community & literary tradition. He taught Arcadia University's first ever Poetry On Page & Stage class, a course exploring the possibilities in the relationship between poetry as spoken performance as well as performance on the page.
ELIZABETH KIRWIN is the editor & publisher of FairiesInAmerica.com, a neo-pagan website that tracks the faery movement in North America. Kirwin & Liam Sckhot, an eclectic music composer, have been collaborating on Fairy Gothic Ballads for three years. Kirwin has created a male character, an 18th century Irish Bard. The Bard collects stories of the land & people & the legendary tales & magic of the Irish. She performs these ballads as a man. Elizabeth Kirwin is an Internet Entrepreneur, & she's based in Asheville, NC.
All of this will take place at THE WALKING FISH THEATRE, 2509 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA. Please come. This will be a varied & MAGICAL evening.