Archive for Kayla Sargeson

1/21 Nasty Woman & Bad Hombre Reading & Fundraiser @ Staghorn Garden Cafe

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 19, 2017 by 6GPress

THIS SATURDAY…

Join us 4pm, Saturday, January 21st at Staghorn Garden Cafe (517 Greenfield Ave 15207) to help raise funds to donate to national and local organizations and listen to only a handful of the dynamite poets we will be publishing in our forthcoming Anthology titled, Nasty Woman & Bad Hombre!

Reading line up includes:
Angele Ellis
Cameron Barnett
Kayla Sargeson
Daniel Shapiro
Michael Albright
RB Becca Mertz
Sarah Williams-Devereux
John Stupp
Deena November
Nina Padolf
Ellen McGrath Smith
Bob Walicki
And more!

We are still accepting submissions (details below) as well as funds (link below) and donations to raffle off at this event (PM Deena November if you have an item or service you can contribute to our fundraising raffle).

Nasty Woman & Bad Hombre Anthology will be published by Lascaux Editions in the summer of 2017! This anthology seeks poetry, creative non-fiction essays, short stories and art that address reactions to the election. A gofundme page for publication/printing costs has been established. All proceeds will be donated to the ACLU, Planned Parenthood, Pittsburgh Women’s Shelter and The Art House in Homewood. Please send 1-3 poems or up to 5 pages prose and a brief bio to november@rmu.edu
Submission deadline now extended to February 17, 2017.

Donations: https://www.gofundme.com/nastywomanandbadhombreanthology

6/27 Celeste Gainey & Scott Silsbe @ Staghorn Garden Cafe; Chuck Joy, Cee Williams, & Jason Baldinger @ EEBX; Kevin Finn & Friends @ The Shop

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 23, 2015 by 6GPress

LOTS GOING ON THIS SATURDAY…

Please join us for a poetry reading by two amazing local imports:
Celeste Gainey and Scott Silsbe on 4 pm, Saturday, June 27th at Staghorn Garden Cafe (517 Greenfield Ave., 15207).
Bring some cash to buy their books!
 
Poet’s Bios:
 
Celeste Gainey is the author of the full-length poetry collection, the GAFFER (Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press, 2015), and the chapbook In the land of speculation & seismography (Seven Kitchens Press, 2011), runner-up for the 2010 Robin Becker Prize. The first woman to be admitted to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees as a gaffer, she has spent many years working with light in both cinema and architecture.
 
Scott Silsbe was born in Detroit. He now lives in Pittsburgh where he writes, sells books, and makes music with friends. His poems and prose have appeared in numerous print and web periodicals including Nerve Cowboy, Kitchen Sink, Third Coast, The Volta, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He is the author of two poetry collections: Unattended Fire and The River Underneath the City.

Then there’s this.

& last but not least, there’s this (via Kevin Finn).

Rainbow Warriors (drone folk)
Colin & Sarah (of Robin Vote)
Laurin Wolf (poetry)
Patrick Lawton (acoustic)
Kayla Sargeson (poetry)
Secret Paper Moon (rock duo)
8 pm at the Shop in Bloomfield all ages show $5 admission.
Also I have a new recordings and back catalog music for download and sale at the following bc link for ghostdancerecordings:

3/13 Ellis, Langstroth, & Carter-Jones @ Delanie’s

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , on March 13, 2015 by 6GPress

TONIGHT…

Angele Ellis, Gail Langstroth, & Sheila Carter-Jones

at Delanie’s – Friday, March 13 at 7 p.m.

Thanks to all of you who attended February’s MadFridays, the love edition! It was so nice to see your faces.

Please join us Friday, March 13th for more Friday the 13th action from Angele Ellis, Gail Langstroth, and Sheila Carter Jones.

Angele Ellis’s fiction and poetry have appeared in over 40 publications and eight anthologies. She is author of Arab on Radar (Six Gallery), whose poems earned her a fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and Spared (A Main Street Rag Editors’ Choice Chapbook). She lives in Friendship, both a neighborhood and a state of mind.

Poet, eurythmist and international stage artist Gail Langstroth makes Pittsburgh her home. An MFA in Poetry from Drew University, winner of the Patricia Dobler Poetry Prize, 2011, finalist with her chapbook Hyena Dreams in the 2014 Accents Chapbook Competition, Langstroth is also a free-lance columnist for the online journal Vox Populi. Her article, The Named, The Nameless, won the Jeffster Award for Best Social Justice Blog. In May of 2015 Langstroth premieres her latest performance piece: Turfinfinite/Tierradentro in Madrid. La Ciudad de la Cultura, Santiago, Spain, will host her homage to the Galician poet, Manuel Antonio, July, 2015.

Sheila L. Carter-Jones taught in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, at Chatham University and at the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her BA from Carnegie Mellon University and both a M.Ed. and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. She is also a fellow of both Cave Canem, a and the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop. Her poetry has been published in Crossing Limits, Pittsburgh Quarterly, Pennsylvania Review, Tri-State Anthology, Riverspeak, Flights: The Literary Journal of Sinclair College, Coal: A Poetry Anthology, City Paper, Cave Canem Anthology and Voices from the Attic. She has a chapbook entitled Blackberry Cobbler Song and her manuscript Three Birds Deep was selected by Elizabeth Alexander as the 2012 winner of the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Book Award. Her recent chapbook Crooked Star Dream Book was named runner-up for the 2013 New York Center for Book Arts Chapbook Contest. Currently, she is working on a new manuscript of poems tentatively entitled The Newly Invented Lucky Star Dream Book and a memoir yet to be titled.

** MadFridays reading series sponsored by the Madwomen in the Attic. It is co-curated by Kayla Sargeson and Laurin Wolf.

++ open mic

See you there.

All best,
Kayla

7/22 Kevin Finn, Nola Garrett & more @ Hemingway’s

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , on July 21, 2014 by 6GPress

TOMORROW at 8PM, the Hemingway’s Summer Poetry Series continues with Kevin Finn, Nola Garrett, Walt Peterson, Kayla Sargeson, Christine Telfer, Tony Norman, & Jimmy Cvetic. FREE as always.

 

 

7/28 & 7/30 Scott Silsbe’s Music & Poetry

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 26, 2013 by 6GPress

On Sunday, Scott Silsbe will be performing with his band Moldies & Monsters as part of Weather Permitting at the Shadyside Nursery. Click on the image for more info.

Then on Tuesday, join Silsbe & eight other fine poets (Nikki Allen, Marilyn Bates, Jimmy Cvetic, Jason Irwin, Amanda Reynolds, Alicia Salvadeo, Kayla Sargeson & Bob Ziller) for the grand finale of the Hemingway’s Summer Poetry Series. If you missed last week’s performance feat. Kris Collins, Don Starick’s recording of the event can be listened to here.