Upcoming events:

Elyria, Ohio — Invest Elyria Art Show — Ely Square
Sunday 8/14/2011 from 11 am to 4 pm — Crisis Chronicles Press and Poets of Lorain County will have a table at Invest Elyria’s art show on the square in downtown Elyria.  We’ll be displaying our newly published books by Egyptian poet Yahia Lababidi and Elyria’s own Dianne Borsenik, along with other fine titles, and a couple of our authors will be on hand to answer questions and sign books.

Lorain, Ohio — Night Fragments: Poetry in the Dark — Lorain Arts Council Bistro
Saturday 8/20/2011 from 8:30 to 10 pm — The Lorain Arts Council presents Night Fragments – Poetry in the Dark, featuring poets Smith & Lady.  Join us at the Lorain Arts Council’s Sweet & Savory Bistro for a night of spoken word, rhymes and tasty delights.  An open mic will precede the featured poets.  Crisis Chronicles Press plans to release Steven B Smith’s new chapbook, Unruly, at this event.

Lakewood, Ohio — Writing Knights Presents: The Mighty — bela dubby
Thursday 8/25/2011 at 7 pm — Writing Knights Press presents an evening of poetry and music featuring John Burroughs, the Ian Shaw Band, Eva Xanthopoulos, Damien Woure, and emceed by Azriel Johnson.  John Burroughs’ new chapbook, Electric Company (published by Writing Knights) will be available for the first time at this event.  For more details visit the Facebook event page.

Elyria, Ohio — 100 Thousand Poets for Change — Black River Reservation
Saturday 9/24/2011 from 10 am to 7 pm —
PoetryElyria is proud to be spearheading a local edition of the international 100 Thousand Poets for Change project.  Join us at the Black River Reservation’s Bur Oak picnic area (1350 Ford Rd. in Elyria) for a potluck picnic, small preess celebration and eight hours of poetry and music.  For more details, see our Facebook event page.