Poem in Your Pocket Day

Women's Writing Collective plans Poem in Your Pocket Day: (L to R) Mary Lou Kownacki, Marcy Hall, Liz Allen, Kathy Felong, Hannah Paul, Laura Rutland, Linda Romey (photographer)

The Erie County Public Library, in partnership with The Writing Studio, has organized an Erie celebration for National Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 21. The local and national events bring attention to National Poetry Month, which is celebrated every April. Erie’s Poem in Your Pocket Day will be celebrated at four places: the Erie County Public Library’s Blasco Library; English Department, Gannon University; East High School; and Sister Gus’ Kids Cafe.

Conversation and book reading with Sister Joan Chittister

Joan Chittister reads from her new book, Two Dogs and a Parrot, at The Writing Studio

Award-winning author Sister Joan Chittister discussed and read sections from her new book, Two Dogs and a Parrot: What Our Animal Friends Can Teach Us About Life, to a standing-room-only audience on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at The Writing Studio. View the reading video here.


The Writing Studio is part of The Studio at Saint Mary’s: Space to Create, where studio space is available for artists and innovative programs that can positively impact center-city Erie. For more information, contact Holly Nowak.

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