An interview with Cathy Cohen | Melinda Rizzo

An interview with Cathy Cohen | Melinda Rizzo

Cathleen “Cathy” Cohen has had a very good year. As the 2019 Montgomery County Poet Laureate the long-time educator, painter and poet said winning the highly regarded contest, now in its 20th year, had opened doors. “My community was Philadelphia, even though I live...
An interview with Yolanda Wisher

An interview with Yolanda Wisher

Among 2019 Caesura Festival’s roster of musicians and poets, multi-talented Yolanda Wisher was poet-in-residence.  Yolanda was Montgomery County’s first poet laureate (1999)  and Philadelphia’s 2016-17 poet laureate. Throughout her career Yolanda has focused on...
Win a Caesura Scholarship!

Win a Caesura Scholarship!

Win a Scholarship to Caesura! We are excited to announce an opportunity to for a college student to win a chance to attend the festival thanks to the generous contribution of Rodger Lowenthal, MCPL Advisory Board Member and host of Rodger’s House Concerts. The winner...
Poet’s Blog | Cathy Cohen

Poet’s Blog | Cathy Cohen

An interview with Doris Ferleger Greetings! As well as posting about poetry events, this space is a good way to catch up with past MCPLs to learn about their news and current projects. I’ll be making my way through our list of talented poets and please get in touch if...
Poet’s Blog | Cathy Cohen

Poet’s Blog | Cathy Cohen

3rd Grade visit at Kirkbride School I had the pleasure of visiting a 3rd grade at Kirkbride School in South Philadelphia in my capacity as MCPL and ArtWell teacher (www.theartwell.org). These students, through a service learning project with Need in Deed...
Poet’s Blog | Steve Pollack

Poet’s Blog | Steve Pollack

Nashirah, the Jewish Chorale of Greater Philadelphia Presents – Love in every language. Come, treat yourself to beautiful songs of love from around the world. This concert, is the joyous collaboration between two guest choirs from New York, Nashira and a string...