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Thank You Delaware

I finished my 2014 tour in the State of Delaware with 3 readings. Thanks to all those at Poetry with a Point, 2nd Saturday Poets and the National League of American Pen Women for having me. I kick off 2015 with a reading at Café Improv in January.

Reading at Poetry with a Point in Wilmington

Reading at Poetry with a Point in Wilmington


2nd Saturday Poets

2nd Saturday Poets in Wilmington

National League of American Pen Woman- Diamond State Branch

National League of American Pen Women- Diamond State Branch – Wilmington


Photos from Ryerss Poetry Workshop on 10-4-14

The first annual Ryerss Museum and Library Poetry Workshop was held on 10-4-14. Poet in Residence Diane Sahms-Guarnieri led the workshop .

FIrst Annual Ryerss Poetry Workshop

First Annual Ryerss Poetry Workshop (2)

Modern Day Flossie Published at Oddball Magazine


A response poem to William Carlos Williams 

Modern Day Flossie 



Two poems published in Pennsylvania Literary Journal


“Pennsylvania” and “If against April’s bluest backdrop, each tree a ‘living sculpture’” have been published in the Pennsylvania Literary Journal Volume VI, Issue 2, Summer 2014. You can get your copy here: http://www.amazon.com/Interviews-Novelists-Pennsylvania-Literary-Journal/dp/193753684X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1409619992&sr=1-1&keywords=The+Pennsylvania+Literary+Journal+Volume+VI

Stone Soup Servings Presents: Diane Sahms Guarnieri and g emil reutter


At Oddball Magazine


2015 Reading Schedule


Cafe Improv Cabaret

January 24th @ 7 p.m.

Paul Robeson Center for the Arts

102 Witherspoon Street

Princeton NJ 08542-3204

Norge Library

Poetry Society of Virginia

Saturday Poetry Series at Williamsburg

March 7th @ 11:00 A.M.

Monthly Program at Norge Library

7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, Va 23188

evil grin

April 11 @ 6:30 p.m.

Evil Grin Poetry Series

Ahh Coffee

1015 Bay Ridge Ave, Annapolis, Maryland 21403


May 7th @ 7 p.m.

First Thursdays Poetry Series

Farley’s Book Store

44 South Main Street, New Hope, PA 18938


June 4th @ 7 p.m.  

River Poets

First Thursday’s Poetry Series

Bloomsburg Public Library, 225 Market Street, Bloomsburg, Pa



July 11 @ 1 p.m

Poets on the Porch

Ryerss Museum and Library

7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111


October 13th -Somerset Poetry Group @ Bridgewater Public Library

7-9 pm – Community Room B,  1 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ


A New Poem at The Camel Saloon

Saloon Bar

A new poem at the Saloon


World Above Reading Series- Dante Hall Theater- Atlantic City, NJ

Diane Sahms-GuarnieriHost Aubrey Rahab Gerhardt with Diane Sahms-GuarnieriWe had a great time with a wonderful group of poets in Atlantic City, New Jersey.










More photos here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157603927065737/


Sahms-Guarnieri Receives Pennsylvania State Citation For Community Service

State Rep Mark Cohen and Poet Diane Sahms-GuarnieriOn July 13th, State Representative Mark Cohen of Philadelphia kicked off Poets on the Porch 2014 presenting Diane Sahms-Guarnieri with a Pennsylvania State Citation in honor of her decade of volunteer community service in the promotion of the art of poetry, through promotion of poets in live venues, workshops, in volunteer editorships of literary publications and her current position as Poet in Residence at Ryerss Museum and Library.

Beating the Heat in Medford


We had a great evening reading at the Medford Arts Center in New Jersey. Thanks to all who read in the open, David Cassie, Sharlene DeMartino, James Gath, Mat Keil, Louise Spronse, Sandy, Joy and to our host Lyn Espositio. Photos of the event can be viewed here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157603927065737/

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