Hot off the Press:
Poet Showcase: An Anthology of New Hampshire Poets
Edited by Alice B. Fogel and Sidney Hall Jr.

My work is included in this wonderful new anthology of New Hampshire
poets. . . makes me a bit nostalgic for the long snowy winters and pine-
scented summers that inspired my writing for over a decade.

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Fiona Sze-Lorrain’s new book of poems, The Ruined Elegance, is gorgeous and thought-provoking. Visit The Rumpus to read my review of it.

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Saturday, November 21, 4 – 6 pm
Gross McCleaf Gallery127 S 16th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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A joint reading of seven Philadelphia-area poets will be followed by nibbles, wine, and book signings, all surrounded by the exquisite work of painter and University of Pennsylvania fine arts faculty member Deirdre Murphy.

The poets include: former Montgomery County Laureate Kristina Moriconi, Temple creative writing faculty Pattie McCarthy and Kevin Varrone, UPenn creative writing faculty Michelle Taransky, Philadelphia poets Mara Adamitz Scupe and Christina Cook, & Cherry Hill poet Dave Worrell.



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Coming up: November 7 at 5:00pm
Book Launch for Poet Showcase: An Anthology of New Hampshire Writers
Hosted by Hobblebush Books, at The Barley House, Concord, NH

I won’t make it up north to read, but other contributing poets will, and it promises to be a terrific evening of poetry by New Hampshire’s finest.


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Maureen Alsop’s latest collection, Mirror Inside Coffin, is a luminous must-read. Visit the current issue of Cutbank Literary Magazine to read my review of it~


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Coming up: September 25 at 7:15pm
Poetry Aloud and Alive Reading Series
Hosted by the Mad Poets Society
at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore
Philadelphia, PA
Christina Cook, featured poet


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Hot off the Press:
Erasures of Randall Brown‘s flash fiction by Christina Cook, Maureen Alsop, and 16 other wild eraser-wielding poets

Mad to Live: Erasures
In 2008, Flume Press published the flash fiction prose collection Mad to Live. In 2015, eighteen poets erased it.