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Poetry picCole Eubanks is retired as a public school teacher from the Philadelphia (PA) and Atlantic City (NJ) School Districts. Over the past fifteen years, he has presented in a wide disparity of venues, including a Buddhist monastery, the Tunes against Turmoil Rock Festival, the Café Improv television show, and numerous radio programs. Cole has conducted three workshops for Stockton University’s Teen Arts Festival (Galloway, NJ) and has been the featured poet for the Sovereign Avenue Black History Jazz Celebration for the past seven years. In 2010, he won the Literacy Volunteers of America in Atlantic County’s Poet of the Year contest. Cole’s work can be found in Poet’s against War, Inferno No Boundaries, Apiary, Stray Cat, and E Pluribus Unum.

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On Wednesday, November 18th at 7pm the South Jersey Poets Collective welcomes Cole Eubanks as featured reader to World Above Free Poetry Night at Dante Hall (14 N. Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401).

The evening starts with the usual Open Mic, where participants read one poem that is less than two minutes long. The break will occur just before 8pm, and participants will return to a free take-home writing prompt, introduced by the host or the prompt’s author. Then, featured poet Cole Eubanks will read.

Please invite your friends to this event, join and share it on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/sjpoets), and even link our website (http://www.sjpoets.wordpress.com/) to your social media.

Questions about this series or to apply to be a featured poet, please contact Emari DiGiorgio: emari.digiorgio@stockton.edu.

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