October, 2017


October 16th: Stone Soup Poetry featured Margie Shaheed, author of the contest-winning collection Playground: poems  (Hidden Charm Press, 2015).


Deta Galloway, HCP Publisher Mignon Ariel King, Margie Shaheed, and Cambridge poet and activist Toni Bee. We are holding 4 of Margie Shaheed’s books.  

photo by dexter roberts

February 2017 Highlights

This essay on intersectional solidarity, written after the Women’s March, is by a Massachusetts Black Lives Matter activist and poet whom I greatly respect.

View story at Medium.com


Women Horror Writers in Salem, 2/28


Black-authored Audiobooks



Why we need art more than ever post-presidential election 2016:


September, 2016

Welcome to the beginning of the poetry season in MA (and a wave to the returning students who keep the city from getting too quiet through May/June of the next calendar year)!

Here’s the Mass Poetry Calendar.  You’re welcome. 😎



HIGHLIGHT (And date correction)

Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1pm.


Plymouth’s Annual Poetry Showcase combined with a juried visual arts show.




Boston’s New Poet Laureate, 2014

Boston has appointed its 2nd Poet Laureate!  Hurrah to Danielle Legros-Georges!  Kudos to the 1st Poet Laureate of Boston, Sam Cornish (2008-present) on doing Beantown proud for the past seven years!

Danielle Legros Georges Named Boston’s New Poet Laureate