February 9



Contemplations Below the Navel

Secret thoughts of the heart that may cause you to blush

Erotic Poetry Night at Ginger Press, Owen Sound,

Friday, February 9th, 7:00 p.m.

Tasteful and sublimely exciting poetry to celebrate the urges of love, the demons that plague it, and to foster relationships whether for procreation or recreation (depending on your age!).

Featuring local and guest poets whose sense of humor have been tested and tried over years of performing erotic poetry!

Open Mic to follow the readings:  everyone who brings along their own poetry will have five minutes to read!

$5.00 at the door (suggested) to support out poets plus a chance to buy their poetry books!

848 Second Avenue East
Owen Sound ON N4K 2H3
519 376-4233
e-mail rsvp to damilos@bmts,com

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February 15

·  Title:

A Gathering of Writers - a poetry venue


February 15, 2007


A Gathering of Writers meets the 3rd Thursday of each month. Daniel Kolos will read from his first poetry collection, "Slipped Out" wich garnered good critical reviews. Before his poetry career, Daniel produced radio documentaries on ancient Egypt and the Biblical world for CBC Ideas.


884 Penniman Ave.
Plymouth, MI 48170

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Email: poetanne40@aol.com









A GATHERING OF WRITERS meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, 7:30 PM, at the Plymouth Coffee Bean Co., 884 Penniman Ave, Plymouth, MI.

Closed January and July

Director & Hostess: ann…”E” M. Horvath 

Co-Hosts:  Rachel Schreiber,Lisa Rye, Joe Ferrari



THE PLYMOUTH COFFEE BEAN is a public venue, we request the reader use discretion in their material and word usage.




Daniel Kolos came out of the poetic closet in 1997 and began a series of public poetry readings that has not yet stopped. In 2003 Pendas Productions of London published his first poetry collection, "Slipped Out", which has garnered good critical reviews.

Before his poetry career, Daniel produced radio documentaries on ancient Egypt and the Biblical world for CBC Ideas, and deciphered the sacred ritual inscriptions of the Tutankhamun Exhibit treasures into English. The resulting best-seller book, "The Name of the Dead" is still available on www.amazon.ca or directly from Daniel, damilos@bmts.com

He is currently working on a second book of poetry as well as a series Of inspirational poems based on the 13th century Sufi mystic poet, Rumi, and will read a selection from this new chapbook on July 16th.  Daniel's poetry Page is available at Www.bmts.com/~damilos/poetry.html.  His books, several anthologies in which he has participated and his CD will be available at the reading.

Daniel lives on a farm in Grey County with his family where he raises sheep and goats. Each year he sells whole(dressed), organic (uncertified)  lambs for the freezers of those who like to eat clean meat.



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April 29

launch for Myth Weavers

Posted by: "dgordon" dgordon@uoguelph.ca

Myth Weavers, an exciting collection of Canadian myths and legends, essays and poems, collected, compiled and edited by Katherine L. Gordon, will be launched by Serengeti Press on Sunday, April 29th from 2 to 4 at The Pearl Company in downtown Hamilton. Try to meet the contributors to this Canadian odyssey as we wind up National Poetry Month with a great addition to Canadian lore and literature.  Daniel Kolos is one of the contributors.

May 19, Saturday

Flesherton Fling

Saturday, May 19th 10 am - 9 pm
Flesherton Fling
Downtown Flesherton and Environs
A one day "Celebration of the Senses", presented by the businesses, shops, resaurants and studios of Flesherton. Join us for a full day of music, dance, great food, interactive demonstrations and presentations by area artisans and more. Pick up a a special 'passport' and get it stamped at participating stores and take part in the draw for at great prizes at the end of the day. From the opening of the Farmers' Market in the morning to the closing of the South Grey Museum in the evening, downtown Flesherton will be the place to be. This event is hosted by the local artists and business people and sonsored by the Chamber of Commerce.


May 24, Thursday

Poetry Book Launch for Daniel Kolos

Poetry book launch

at zencha tea bar,

 Daniel Kolos

 launches his new book of poetry,

 From One Child to Another

  With guest poet, Harry Posner.  7 P.M. at zencha tea bar, 166 Hurontario Street, Collingwood, Ontario.  705-446-0096.  Refreshments will be served.



June 27, 2007




From One Child to Another


Daniel Kolos


published by The Battered Silicon Dispatch Box (Shelburne)

edited by Alan Briesmaster


June 13, Wednesday – 7:00 p.m. – at the Bow & Arrow pub, 1954 Yonge St., just north of Davisville, in the upstairs party room


Past and Present come alive as Daniel’s poetry explores the influence of and gives tribute to Gwendolyn MacEwen, George Faludy and Robert Zend;  offers a tender treatment of family and children;  considers art, music and sexuality.


An Egyptologist, Daniel produced documentaries on ancient Egypt for CBC Radio and founded Benben Books.  In 1988 he retired to raise goats and sheep in Priceville, Ontario and began to write short stories and poetry.  His first collection of poetry, Slipped Out (Pendas Productions, London), was published in 2003 and has been warmly welcomed: www.bmts.com/~damilos/reviews.htm


His poetry has also appeared in numerous poetry magazines and anthologies, such as Quills, The Canadian Poetry Magazine (Winter, 2003, and 2006), The Poetry Tribe Review Anthology (Plymouth, Michigan, 2003) and the Voices Israel Anthology (2007) among others.


Daniel Kolos is a member of Highway Four Writers; Words Aloud Poetry Cooperative (Grey-Bruce); The Ontario Poetry Society; and The League of Canadian Poets

www.poets.ca and www.bmts.com/~damilos/poetry.html



August 24, Friday

The Plymouth Book Cellar is

Proud to Present:

The Honors Poetry Series and Open Mic

840 W. Ann Arbor Trail

Plymouth, MI


Honoring the poets and writers who came before us,

our contemporaries and ourselves

Friday August 24, 2007 7pm to 9pm

                                                         with your hosts:


                                       Robert G. Taylor and Cheri L. R. Taylor


FEATURING: Daniel Kolos   

DanielKolosis aHungarian-born,UScitizenliving inCanada. He is an academically trained Egyptologistand co-author ofThe Name of the Dead, TutankhamunTranslated.He produced documentaries on the ancient Near East for CBCRadio, Ideas and founded Benben Books – a specialty bookstore on ancientEgypt. In 1988 he retired to aSouthern Ontarioplot of land to raise goats and sheep,write short stories and poetry and coordinate the activities of the Words AloudPoetry Cooperative. His first volume of poetry,Slipped Out(London, 2003: PendasProductions), has been warmly welcomed:www.bmts.com/~damilos/poetry.htmland his second poetry collection,From One Child to Anotherwaspublished in February, 2007. His poetryhas also appeared in numerous poetry magazines and anthologies, such as Quills,The Canadian Poetry Magazine (Winter, 2003, and 2006), The Poetry Tribe Review Anthology (Plymouth,Michigan, 2003) and the Voices IsraelAnthology (2007) among others.








FEATURING: John Jeffire

 JohnJeffirehasbeen writing for over twenty five years, and his stories, poems, and essays haveappeared in magazines and journals such asParenting,The EnglishJournal,America,Into the Teeth ofthe Wind, andThe South Coast Poetry Journal. In 2005, his novelMotown Burningwon Grand Prize in the Mount Arrowsmith Novel Competition,which ultimately led to release of the book by Trafford Publishing. In thesummer of 2006, his play adaptation ofMotown Burningwas performed as astaged reading byDetroit's Abreact Theater at the HeartlandeDrama Festival.Motown Burningalso won gold medal in the 2007Independent Publisher Awards regional fiction category. Most recently, the firstchapter of his second novel, tentatively entitledRiver Rouge, won first prize in theSpringfed Arts Metro Detroit Fiction Contest.

Born inDetroit, he was raised in the East End ofDearborn, a southern suburb ofDetroit. Later, his parents bought a bar inOhio, where hespent his formative years tending bar, bouncing, and cooking. He was formallyeducated at St. Lawrence University,NortheasternUniversity, andBostonUniversity. He has taught at Northeastern,HeidelbergCollege, The University ofFindlay, and for three years at The Allen Correctional Institute, a mediumsecurity prison.

Wrestlinghas also been an important part of his life. He took part in over 200 bouts asan athlete, and his 1995 team at The University of Findlay won the small collegenational championship, earning Jeffire NAIA national collegiate coach of theyear honors. In 1997, he was enshrined in the Hancock County (OH) Athletic Hallof Fame and in 2006 he was inducted into The University of Findlay's AthleticHall of Fame.

Hecurrently lives inClintonTownship,MI, with hiswife, daughter, son, and two hyperactive Jack Russells. For more, visithttp://johnjeffire.com.





Honors Series isGROWING! Future Events will all have multiple features!


All Honors SeriesParticipants are asked to read one piece by an author who has inspiredthem!Write! Listen!Share!














Cheri L. R. Taylor
Director, Blushing Sky Writer's Playground

" Here among the symbols of my youth,
I finally took the time to ask why. . . " -- Robert G. Taylor

On-Line Publications:

Summer Issue 2007 of The Stellar Showcase Journal ISSN 1911-1827

Daniel Kolos: http://www.stellarshowcasejournal.com/summer/daniel.kolos.htm