Jack Scully’s South of Boston Poetry Trail for October

READINGS

Jack Scully

Jack Scully

THURSDAY OCT 10, @6PM

 
NIGHT SLAM
MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE-LITTLE THEATER
ONE MASSASOIT BLVD BROCKTON, [OFF RTE 27]
OPEN-MIC 6:30PM/POETRY SLAM 8:15PM/REFRESHMENTS   MORE INFO: WWW.BROCKTONARTS.ORG
 
 
THURSDAY OCT 10, @7PM
 
DUXBURY POETRY CIRCLE
DUXBURY LIBRARY-SETTER ROOM
77 ALDEN ST DUXBURY
14TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION READ YOU OWN OR FAVORITE POEMS/ MORE INFO  RDL678@COMCAST.COM
FRIDAY OCT 11, @6PM
 
SOUTHCOAST CENTER FOR THE ARTS POETRY SERIES
SOUTHCOAST CENTER FOR THE ARTS
RTE 28 WAREHAM
OPEN-MIC/REFRESHMENTS MORE INFO/www.deniserainey1@yahoo.com
SUNDAY OCT 13, @12NOON
POERTRY: THE ART OF WORDS/MIKE AMADO MEMORIAL SERIES
PLYMOUTH CENTER FOR THE ARTS
11 NORTH ST PLYMOUTH
FEATURES:ZVI SESLING AND PAUL STEVEN STONE/OPEN-MIC    MORE INFO: WWW.PTAOW.COM
WEDNESDAY OCT 16,@6PM
 
POETRY IN THE VILLAGE
BLANDING LIBRARY
124 BAY STATE RD REHOBOTH, MA
FEATURE:SEAN THEALL & A MYSTERY POET/OPEN-MIC_MORE INFO: NLMBOUCHER@COMCAST.NET
SATURDAY OCT 19,@2PM
GREATER BROCKTON SOCIETY FOR POETRY AND THE ARTS
THE FULLER CRAFT MUSEUM
455 OAK ST BROCKTON, MA
FEATURES: LORI DESROSIERS AND ELLEN JANE POWERS/OPEN-MIC/POETRY WRITING WORKSHOP
12NOON TO 2PM         MORE INFO:. WWW BROCKTONARTS.ORG
 
SUNDAY OCT 20 @3PM
CALLIOPE
WEST FALMOUTH LIBRARY
575 WEST FALMOUTH HIGHWAY [RT 28A] FALMOUTH
FEATURES: ALAN SMITH SOTO,ELLEN STEINBAUM & KIM TRIEDMAN/OPEN-MIC/ DONATION $5 MORE INFO www.calliopoetryreadings@verizon.com
 
FRIDAY OCT 25, @6PM
 
SOUTHCOAST CENTER FOR THE ARTS POETRY SERIES
SOUTHCOAST CENTER FOR THE ARTS
RTE 28 WAREHAM
OPEN-MIC/REFRESHMENTS MORE INFO/www.deniserainey1@yahoo.com
WEDNESDAY OCT 30, @7PM
 
SALON OF SHORTS
BARN AT COTUIT CENTER FOR THE ARTS
RTE 28, COTUIT
AN EVENING OF POETRY, MUSIC, PERFORMANCE OR RANDOM ACTS OF GENIUS
MORE INFO: CONTACT WWW.ARTSONTHECAPE.ORG
 
 
THURSDAY OCT31, @7PM
 
POET’S CORNER AND MUSIC OPEN MIC
THE CULTURAL CENTER OF CAPE COD
307 OLD MAIN ST. S. YARMOUTH
FEATURE: MELISSA TUCKEY AND HOWARD FAERSTEIN/OPEN-MIC MORE INFO; https://sites.google.com/site/barryhellmanspoetrywebsite/home/events

SUBMISSIONS

Nine Arches Press. Open for submissions August 1-November 1, 2013. Looking for poetry collections as well as submissions for their magazine, Under the Radar. Query first and picking up a copy is a good idea. http://www.ninearchespress.com/submissions.html

The Summer 2013 issue of drafthorse literary journal – a journal of work and no work – is now available online. The editors are now accepting submissions for the Winter 2014 issue. www.drafthorsejournal.org

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – to First Literary Review-East. Guidelines at website: www.rulrul.4mg.com. Please send 3 poems, under 16 lines, to firstliteraryreview@yahoo.com. Thanks!

 No restriction on previously published, no reading fee, payment of 2 contributors copies- http://www.timberjournal.com/submit/
Lunch Ticket is in need of poetry, flash fiction (or flash CNF), and Writing for Young People! The DWM contest is still going on until the 30th, but our other categories need some love, too. Experimental work & cross genre work especially welcome. We like stories that are unexpected and challenge the reader, and poems that rejoice in language and explore its possibilities. Narrative-driven pieces always a plus, but we like it when you make us question our own tastes by showing us something new. 5K fiction, 1K flash, 3 poems, sim subs okay. https://lunchticket.submittable.com/submit
Pithead Chapel is a monthly online journal of short fiction and nonfiction. We’re currently seeking gutsy narratives up to 4,000 words, and are particularly interested in essays (personal, memoir, lyric, travel, experimental, etc.) that move. Please visit us at www.pitheadchapel.com to learn more about us and our submission guidelines.
Lyre Lyre is accepting submissions for its next issue! Read past issues and send us your work! www.lyrelyre.com
Open City 360 Poets and Writers and Poets without Borders are publishing a new poetry anthology edited by Colin Dardis. The rules are simple. Send your best 3 poems in Microsoft word 12 pitch as an attachment. Include your name and short bio (no more than 4 lines). To keep it simple send only one file. If you don’t send your work exactly as we requested we delete it. Send your submissions to oc360fb@gmail.com. There is no closing date. We closeout the submissions when we receive enough quality poetry. So hurry before it’s too late.
Harpur Palate is accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction through November 15th. We’d love to read your best work. See the website for snail mail instructions or go here to submit online: https://harpurpalate.submittable.com/submit
Haunted Waters are currently open for submissions for their quarterly digital literary journal called From the Depths. This current theme is The Journey, deadline 15th November 2013http://www.hauntedwaterspress.com/Submissions.html
Antiphon online poetry magazine is accepting submissions for issue 9, to be published at the beginning of December. www.antiphon.org.uk – please see submission guidelines. We publish excellent well-crafted musical contemporary poetry – check out our previous issues before submitting.

BITS AND PIECES

Because of a conflict at the Plymouth Center for the Arts, our November and only our November session will be held on a Saturday, namely November 9 starting time will remain at 12 noon, Gloria Mindock and Katherine Sasanov.
Word has it that the Main St Café is open for business and hopefully will soon be open for poetry.
Speaking about poetry venues, good luck to Denise Rainey who is opening a new venue in Wareham.  It will be held at the Southcoast Center for the Arts on Rte 28 in Wareham.  It opened in September and will be running on every other Friday night at 6PM. [Oct 11 and Oct 25}
Good luck to Joe Gouveia, his new book of poetry “Saudades,” will soon be released.
This year’s Visual Inverse public reading will be held on Saturday Feb 1, 2014. Poets’ will select or be assigned the visual arts piece on Wednesday evening Jan 15 and poems must be submitted by January 23. Poets who participated last year will be included unless they are no longer interested. I will be send a letter out to last year’s poets but if you do not want to participate this year let me know asap. I currently have a waiting list if you would like to join it please let me know.
If  you are in the Dennis area on Oct 31 down by the Cultural Center of Cape Cod for the last session of  the Poets Corner and Music Open Mic. This is their last session for 2013, as they are on hiatus for November and December, and they no longer will be using the Cultural Center. Good luck Joe and Barry.
Any suggestions, additions or subtractions please feel free to send me a note. johnscully36@yahoo.com
JACK SCULLY