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Susan Charkes Featured at the Moonstone Arts Center

Philadelphia’s Moonstone Arts Center describes poet Susan Charkes (TMRSummer 2016) as “poet laureate of that tiny multiverse off to your left.” Charkes has worked on several books (two can be found here) centered around the Philadelphian and Pennsylvanian wilderness, and regularly contributes to her local literary scene.

Charkes will be a featured poet in the 2016 Featured Writer’s Anthology published by Moonstone Arts Center. On December 11th, there will be a launch party for the anthology, with featured readings from Charkes and other contributing poets.

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Steve Sibra's "The Turtle is Not a Metaphor," a Chapbook

This summer, Steve Sibra (TMR: Summer 2016) had his chapbook, “The Turtle Is Not a Metaphor," published by Everett, WA-based Three Frogs Swimming Publications.

While in Montana, Sibra promoted his chapbook at an hour-long reading at the Craig Edwards Gallery in Big Sandy, MT. The Big Sandy Mountaineer wrote about the event:

"Steve Sibra has been a writer most of his life. His favorite genre is the short story but he excels in poetry as well. ..."

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Aaron Wooten at the Jackson Junge Gallery

Chicago-based artist Aaron Wooten (TMRSummer 2016) will have his work featured throughout New Year’s at the Jackson Junge Gallery in Chicago, Illinois.

Aaron has contributed to the Chicago art scene for nine years, after picking up painting as a hobby ten years ago. “He paints cityscapes, political cartoons, portraits, pretty girls and nudes. He's been mentioned in The New York TimesChicago ReaderRed EyeArt & Beyond and a number of other national and international arts magazines and journals.”

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