Contemplations Below the Navel
Secret thoughts of the heart that may cause you to blush
Poetry Night at Ginger Press,
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
e-mail rsvp to damilos@bmts,com
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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
A GATHERING OF WRITERS meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, 7:30 PM, at the
Plymouth Coffee Bean Co.,
Co-Hosts: Rachel Schreiber,Lisa Rye, Joe Ferrari
FEATURE; DANIEL KOLOS
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
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.
OPEN MIC WELCOME
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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
May 19, Saturday
Saturday, May 19th 10
am - 9 pm
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
May 24, Thursday
Poetry Book Launch for Daniel Kolos
Poetry book launch
at zencha tea bar,
launches his new book of poetry,
From One Child to Another
With guest poet, Harry Posner.
7 P.M. at zencha tea bar,
June 27, 2007
P O E T R Y
B O O K L A U N C H
From One Child to Another
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
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 (
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
August 24, Friday
Proud to Present:
The Honors Poetry Series and Open Mic
840 W. Ann Arbor Trail
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(
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
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.
he was raised in the
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!
COME OUT AND SHARE YOUR WORDS ATOPEN MIC !
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