Sander Zulauf at the William Carlos Williams Center

October 6, 2009

sandypicThe WCW Poetry Cooperative of Southern Bergen County is pleased to invite Sander Zulauf, poet, literary professor, and editor, as the next feature on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.  As usual this monthly program will also feature the words of William Carlos Williams and open readings from the floor.  No advanced registration is required and all poets and poetry lovers are invited.  Note that they are now holding the WCW Poetry Cooperative readings on the Terrace of the Williams Center for the Arts ( located at 1 Williams Plaza in Rutherford, N. J.  Download a program flyer here:

Also, please remember that noted poet Jim Klein leads  peer-to-peer poetry workshops (Red Wheelbarrow Poets) on Wednesdays (1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th) when we do not have the readings.  These will continue in theRutherford Public Library (  Please see the flyer here:

Also, please see the Red Wheelbarrow website here:


William Carlos Williams Poetry Symposium Oct. 2 & Oct. 3

September 24, 2009

WCW Poetry Symposium celebrates the 125th anniversary of William Carlos Williams’s equally renowned brother, the eminent architect and artist Edgar Williams (1884-1974), on Friday, October 2 – Saturday, October 3, 2009.  For more information, see the WCW Poetry Symposium website:


Inspiration at the Jefferson Library

September 24, 2009

Oak Ridge, NJ – Lift your spirits at Inspirations: A Night of Poetry and Music at the Jefferson Township Public Library on Saturday, October 3 at 7 p.m. Two poetry readings and an uplifting instrumental acoustic guitar performance in one evening.

Poet Ellen Bihler of Hackettstown is an RN working in pediatric long term care. She is the author of two chapbooks: Late Summer Confessions (Pudding House, ’09) and An Avalanche of Blue Sky (Foothills, ’04.)  Ms. Bihler resides in Hackettstown.

Poet Don Zirilli of Andover is the editor of Now Culture. His poetry has been published in the Panhandler, iota, River Styx and elsewhere.

Guitarist Renee Lando plays with a unique style and ability, fusing flavors that span from classical to jazz to blues to folk. Her transporting melodies take audiences on an inspired journey.

Refreshments and socializing will follow the performance. For more information, visit the library’s web site at, or email The library is located at 1031 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge, NJ.

Poetry Party: An Open Mic, Sept. 20, in Fairfield

September 18, 2009

Poetry Party: An Open Mic

“When Arts Collide”

Sunday, September 20

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Huddle Inn Restaurant

Downstairs Cafe

31 Passaic Ave.

Fairfield, NJ


No Cover Charge

Bring a few poems to read, ideally one which has some connection to another art form.

Hoboken Open Mic

September 17, 2009

Saturday, Sept 19th 2:00 PM
Sign up: 1:45 PM

The Gazebo
Church Square Park
(across from Hoboken Public Library)
500 Park Ave

Free. Light refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by Hoboken Public Library
Contact 201-420-2347 /


September 14, 2009

DELAWARE VALLEY POETS, INC POETRY WORKSHOP will be held Wednesday 9/16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mercer County Library,  Business Route I South, Darrah Lane in Lawrenceville.   Please bring 12-15 copies of your poem.  Contact Joe at or call 609-7161570 if you have any questions.  Status of Anthology:  Please contact Joe Longino.  Publication party is in the works.

Poetry and Pastries – 9/29 @ Café Beethoven in Chatham

August 31, 2009

Poetry and Pastries –  9/29,

Open poetry reading

Café Beethoven
262 Main Street
Chatham, NJ
Listeners Welcome

Cost is $10 which includes
Coffee, Cake, Tax and Tip
Readings are limited to 5 minutes

For information and reservations contact Marcia Ivans: or 973-301-3256