Friday, April 6: All Terrain Poetry Night!

On Friday April 6th at 6pm at The Wild Bean in downtown Lewisburg check out the 5th Annual All Terrain Poetry Night!

All Terrain Poetry events showcase local and regional poets in listener friendly settings –and the Wild Bean makes for a convenient comfortable atmosphere.

NEAL KRAKOVER a stalwart defender of poetic justice is a native of Philadelphia PA . His 2016 book “64” Poems And Worse pays homage to the healing power of self-talk. With a degree in philosophy, he has worked as an advertising copywriter, correctional counselor, special-ed teacher, Good Humor Ice Cream truck driver, construction worker and busboy in Atlantic City way before the casinos arrived. He and his wife Margaret reside in Lobelia with an all-terrain cat and hound dog.

SARAH ELKINS is a Lewisburg based writer and poet. She lives with her husband, Max; son, Tad; and three dogs all with varying degrees of neuroses. The dogs, not the family. By day she is the director of marketing operations for a physician recruitment platform. She serves as the regional representative of West Virginia Writers. You can reach Sarah at sarahelkins.com.

DICK EVANS is a West Virginia boy born in the coal fields of Cabin Creek.He has lived all over the U.S. from Rhode Island to Berkeley, California. He returned back home 40 years ago to a mountaintop in Jacox Pocahontas County. He has worked as a medical social worker, school teacher, teamster, woodworker and sometimes poet. He’s not dangerous.

*An OPEN MIC SEGMENT WILL FOLLOW WITH A 7 MINUTE LIMIT PER READER

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– HashtagWV #99. March 2018.

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