PSNH Presents Julie Danho “The Ekphrastic Poem and Beyond”

JANUARY 12, TUESDAY AT 7:00 PM: Julie Danho leads a discussion on “The Ekphrastic Poem and Beyond” and shares how art influenced the poems in her new collection Those Who Keep Arriving. She will take us on a virtual tour of fascinating artwork—including lightbulbs filled with feathers, a sculpture of Marilyn Monroe made of cloth and fishing line, and a chandelier of broken dishes—alongside the poems they inspired. Contact Jimmy Pappas at psnhevents@gmail.com if you have questions or would like to attend.

PSNH Presents: Tim Mayo reading from his Latest Collection

JANUARY 5, TUESDAY AT 7:00 PM: Tim Mayo will be reading from his latest collection Notes to the Mental Hospital Timekeeper. He will be focusing on poems from the point of view of working in a mental hospital. If anyone has a poem on the topic of mental health to share, please contact Jimmy. Please contact Jimmy Pappas at psnhevents@gmail.com if you have questions or would like to attend.

PSNH Presents: Discussion of Writing Haiku, Part 2

DECEMBER 15, TUESDAY AT 7:00: Join us for Part 2 of our discussion of writing haiku. We will be reading poems from Pulse: Voices from the Heart of Medicine and discussing how they are written. We will define and study kigo with examples. We will suggest places to submit. Free workshop for all. Bring writing utensils and paper. Bring in ideas for a haiku. Contact Jimmy Pappas at psnhevents@gmail.com if you have questions or would like to attend.

PSNH Presents: Round Robin on the Theme of Animals

DECEMBER 11, FRIDAY AT 7:00 PM: Bring in your stories, poems, and songs on the theme of Animals for our Round Robin. They can be your own or by someone else. we will be doing our monthly Zoom Round Robin with the theme of animal poetry, songs, stories. Everyone is welcome to join us. We like to screen share our poems and discuss them. If you need help on how to screen share, please let me know and I can give you a free lesson. Otherwise, send me a pdf, and I can screen share for you. Contact Jimmy Pappas at psnhevents@gmail.com if you have questions or would like to attend.

PSNH Presents: Erica Bodwell discussing “Is Your Poem Telling the Truth?”

DECEMBER 8, TUESDAY AT 7:00 PM: Erica Bodwell moderates part 2 of her discussion on the theme of “Is Your Poem Telling the Truth?” The first part of her event continues to stir interest in the topic. If you missed part 1, feel free to still attend part 2. (Open to the public) Contact Jimmy Pappas at psnhevents@gmail.com if you have questions or would like to attend.

PSNH Presents: Neal Whitman, Haiku Editor for the Pulse: Voices from the Heart of Medicine

DECEMBER 6, SUNDAY AT 1:00 PMNeal Whitman, the haiku editor for Pulse: Voices from the Heart of Medicine, will be conducting an event for our Down Cellar Poets. Attendees can join us by saying “hello” with one haiku. Then a twenty-minute presentation and conversation, followed by a critique and writing time. (Open to the Public) Contact Jimmy Pappas at psnhevents@gmail.com if you have questions or would like to attend.