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Danville author Jim Warner returns to Scranton for new poetry book signing at Library Express on April 22

Danville author Jim Warner returns to Scranton for new poetry book signing at Library Express on April 22

From a press release: Danville native and current Philadelphia resident Jim Warner will be returning to his old stomping grounds for a signing and reading of his new book of poetry, “Actual Miles,” at the Library Express Bookstore at The Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on Sunday, April 22 at 1 p.m. Part travelogue, part […]

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Wilkes University announces writing workshop partnership with Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony

Wilkes University announces writing workshop partnership with Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony

From a press release: The Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Wilkes University is partnering with the Norman Mailer Center in New York City to bring the Mailer Writers Colony summer writing workshops to Wilkes-Barre and serve as their permanent home. Named in honor of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning author, workshops offered by […]

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Scranton writer Laurel Radzieski releases debut poetry collection at AfA Gallery on Feb. 16

Scranton writer Laurel Radzieski releases debut poetry collection at AfA Gallery on Feb. 16

From a press release: Scranton author Laurel Radzieski will celebrate the release of her debut poetry collection, “Red Mother,” with a book launch and reading at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. The AFA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton) will host the free event with light refreshments. Radzieski […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Scranton Comic Con at Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 11/19/17

PHOTOS: Scranton Comic Con at Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 11/19/17

The Scranton Comic Book Convention returned to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in downtown Scranton for its fall edition on Sunday, Nov. 19, filling a ballroom with comics, collectibles, original artwork, door prizes, a few cosplayers, and plenty of geeky fun. Guests in attendance included Darren Auck (veteran illustrator for Marvel Comics, including “Hulk vs. […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton Comic Book Convention returns to Radisson in Scranton on Nov. 19

Scranton Comic Book Convention returns to Radisson in Scranton on Nov. 19

The Scranton Comic Book Convention will return to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel for its fall edition on Sunday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., bringing writers, artists, cosplayers, dealers, and some colorful characters to downtown Scranton. Guests will include Darren Auck (veteran illustrator for Marvel Comics, including “Hulk vs. Thing,” “Ren & Stimpy,” “Rocko’s […]

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Wilkes-Barre literary magazine Word Fountain releases new issue at Osterhout Free Library on Nov. 2

Wilkes-Barre literary magazine Word Fountain releases new issue at Osterhout Free Library on Nov. 2

From a press release: On Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m., Word Fountain, the literary magazine of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre, will celebrate the launch of its 14th issue since their first experimental leaflet back in the fall of 2009. There was a two-year hiatus before the relaunch of the summer of 2016 […]

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Get ‘Up Close’ with sports journalist Roy Firestone at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 20

Get ‘Up Close’ with sports journalist Roy Firestone at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 20

From a press release: Seven-time Emmy Award-winning sports host, interviewer, narrator, writer, and producer Roy Firestone will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $27.50 and $55, plus fees, are on sale now and available at the Kirby Center box office (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre), […]

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Poets read work to be displayed on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 11

Poets read work to be displayed on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 11

From a press release: Award-winning community program Poetry in Transit announced the 2017 contributing poets today whose work will be featured on Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses. The poems stay up for one year, with a monthly rotation so that riders can see all poems over time. The theme for the 2017 program is “migration,” […]

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Pulitzer-winning poet and NPR book critic speaking at PA Writers Conference at Wilkes University Aug. 4-5

Pulitzer-winning poet and NPR book critic speaking at PA Writers Conference at Wilkes University Aug. 4-5

From a press release: Get your pens ready because Wilkes University’s Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing has announced the full program for the third annual Pennsylvania Writers Conference. The two-day event celebrates all genres of writing and features workshops and panels with authors, editors, literary agents, and film producers. These sessions are offered […]

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Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

From a press release: It’s almost halfway to Christmas, so the Lackawanna Historical Society will celebrate Christmas in July with a marketplace and movie screening at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Tuesday, July 25. Gates open at 7 p.m., and admission is $7. Get a jump on your Christmas shopping with the local […]

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