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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


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/

New Poem at Blast Furnace Magazine


And so across winter’s way published at Blast Furnace Magazine


New Paltz Poetry Reading 5-17-14

IMG_9184IMG_9183We made the trip from Philadelphia to the beautiful Hudson Valley in New York to read at the Mudd Poetry Series in New Paltz. I featured with g emil reutter and John Fitzpatrick. The crowd was wonderful as was host Robert Milby who has run the series for 11 years. The features were followed by an open reading with: Greg Correll, Peter Bower, Ken Holland, Donald Lev, Laura Ludwig, Franklin Schneider, Christopher P Gazeert, John Douglas and Mary Jordan

Photographs of the event can be viewed here:


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