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 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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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), […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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,” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Zine Fest gathers artists, writers, and DJs at AfA Gallery in Scranton June 2-3

Scranton Zine Fest gathers artists, writers, and DJs at AfA Gallery in Scranton June 2-3

From a press release: The Scranton Zine Fest is an underground arts and literature festival and celebration of groundbreaking visual artists and writers. It is a gathering of zine makers, zine distros, artistic press publications, and letterpress artists, complete with live poetry readings and music performances under one roof for the public to enjoy – […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Free Comic Book Day at Comics on the Green in Scranton, 05/06/17

PHOTOS: Free Comic Book Day at Comics on the Green in Scranton, 05/06/17

Imperial forces invaded Comics on the Green in downtown Scranton on Saturday, May 6, along with a slew of readers of all ages grabbing Free Comic Book Day freebies. Opening in 1992, the store is the longest running comic shop in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and it was easy to see why on FCBD, which is held […]

 Rich Howells

3 NEPA comic shops celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 6 with artists, cosplayers, and more

3 NEPA comic shops celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 6 with artists, cosplayers, and more

The first Saturday in May is approaching faster than a speeding bullet, and comic book fans know what that means – Free Comic Book Day is coming to comic shops around the world, including three right here in Northeastern Pennsylvania on May 6. Stores in Scranton, West Pittston, and Honesdale will not only be giving […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Poetry in Transit seeking local poems to display on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre

Poetry in Transit seeking local poems to display on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Poetry in Transit, an award-winning community program, is inviting writers to submit poems to be featured on Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses. The submission deadline for this year’s program is next Friday, April 28. The theme for the 2017 program is “migration,” and poems should reflect some aspect of this theme. […]

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