Sunday, 10 September 2017

Summer/Fall 2017 schedule


READING ROOM Summer/Fall 2017 Complete Schedule:

Date / Featured Poet

Wed. June 7 / Ronda Wicks Eller
Wed. July 5 / Tom Cull
Wed. Aug 2 / Carrie Lee Connel
Wed. Sept 6 / Andreas Gripp
Wed. Oct 4 / Andy McGuire
Wed. Nov 1 / All Open Mic!


A big thanks to the folks who've been coming out to this 6-month reading series. If there is anyone in the Goderich/Huron County area who'd like to continue the Reading Room Poetry Series for another season in 2018 (i.e. host/organize it), please send a message to harmoniapress@hotmail.com or contact the Huron County Library (Goderich Branch):

https://www.huroncounty.ca/library/about/



Thursday, 7 September 2017

October 4 2017 Reading Room feat. Andy McGuire!

Andy McGuire currently lives in Bayfield, Ontario and is the author of Country Club (Coach House Books) as well as Sputniks (Baseline Press). He is an incredible singer/songwriter too though he'll be here to share his poetry for the most part. An open mic will follow his featured reading so feel free to bring your poems to share if you'd like! As always, admission is free and the Reading Room is accessible by elevator or stairs 



Wednesday, 6 September 2017

September 6 2017 Reading Room pics

Thanks and gratitude to Huron County Library for hosting once again and to Carrie Connel-Gripp for doing the Intro and sharing the stage for a poem. Panthera Leo by Andreas Gripp was launched with a reading by the Goderich author followed by an open mic ...













Andreas read from his Selected Poems as well as his new book Panthera Leo









Kayleigh sharing a new poem for the first time during the open mic











Friday, 4 August 2017

September 6th 2017 Reading Room








































Andreas Gripp of Goderich will be reading from his brand new book of poems, Panthera Leo! The author of 23 books of poetry, 16 chapbooks, 2 novels and 1 short fiction collection, Andreas Gripp has also hosted several live reading series and edited the magazines Afterthoughts, Defiance, and Synaeresis. He co-edited the recent Another London anthology with his wife, poet and writer Carrie Lee Connel.

As usual, an Open Mic will follow so feel free to bring some poetry to share! The Reading Room at the Goderich Library is on the 2nd floor and is accessible by elevator and stairs. Free Admission!


Wednesday, 2 August 2017

August 2nd Reading Room pics


Our Featured Poet, Carrie Lee Connel, gave us a beautiful reading in the beautiful Reading Room of the Goderich Public Library ... 




























an intimate and appreciative audience and the acoustics were amazing as usual ...


















Friday, 7 July 2017

August 2nd Reading Room

presenting our next featured reader ...





































Carrie Lee Connel is the author of two books of poetry: A Day in Pieces (2013) and Persona Grata (2016), both published by Harmonia Press of Huron County. She is also a writer of short fiction and has had her stories as well as her poems appear in several anthologies and literary magazines. She is also co-editor of Another London: poems from a city still searching for itself (Harmonia Press, 2016). Born and raised in the Leamington area, she recently relocated to Goderich from London, Ontario with her husband and their two cats, Mabel and Mila.

As usual, there will be an open mic for local poets to follow the featured reading.


Thursday, 6 July 2017

July 5th Reading Room Pics

A great turnout to hear Tom Cull and our Open Mic folks! All in the beautiful backdrop of Huron County Library's Goderich Branch!








Our Featured Reader -- London Poet Laureate Tom Cull


















The Open Mic kicked off with Tom's uncle, John Cull


















Cara followed, reading the work of Goderich poet Catherine MacLeod


















Next up was Karen Melady


















Frequent visitor to Huron County, Frank Beltrano


















Local legend Dayle Green returned


















Former airline pilot and present poet Ron Stewart closed out the evening