Lahaska: Monthly Poetry Series with Julie Standig & Open Mic

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Join us in welcoming our featured poet, JULIE STANDIG, to the Lahaska Bookshop for June's meeting of Poetry is Not a Dirty Word.  An open mic segment will follow our featured poet's reading. June 27th - 6:30 pm at the Lahaska Bookshop.

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About June's Featured Poet:  Julie Standig, born in Brooklyn, grew up in Queens, lived on Long Island, worked on the Upper West Side and now resides full time in Doylestown. She has studied at the Unterberg Poetry Center,participated in Writer’s Voiceand is an active member of a private workshop in NYC and now in a local workshop run by River Heron Review. Published in Alehouse Press, Arsenic Lobsterand Covenant of the Generations, Then and Now Issueof Sadie Girl Press, as well as the online journal, Rats Ass Review. Her first chapbook, Memsahib Memoir was recently released by Plan B Press and she is currently working on her next project.

Poetry is her voice and it has taken a long time to find it. She works her way through loss and dementia and her love of life.

Who should come?:  Those who write poetry, those who read poetry, those who listen to poetry, those who don't think poetry is some sort of dirty, scary word, those who love poetry, those who merely like poetry, and those who are under the misguided impression they don't like poetry. So pretty much everyone.

Interested in being a featured reader? For those looking to read, we're looking for a wide range of styles, genres, themes, from a wide range of people, so whether it's odes, epics, slam, haiku, some style of poetry that is your own creation, etc etc etc we are excited to hear your voice. If you're interested, please email

Poetry Night | Lahaska Bookshop | Monthly | Fourth Thursday | 6:30 pm