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Absence Wins Working People’s Poetry Competition


Al Markowitz of Partisan Press announced Absence by Diane Sahms-Gurarnieri as the winner of The Blue Collar Review Working People’s Poetry Competition.  You can read Absence at The Blue Collar Review by clicking this link http://partisanpress.org/ and then on this year’s winning poem.


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)

New Poem at Philly.com


philadelphia_inquirer_logoThe poem Christ Church at Philly.com


2 poems at Northern Liberties Review

The poem Tagger and Delaware River just published at The Northern Liberties Review

A New Poem at The Camel Saloon

The Poem Skinny Dipping published at The Camel Saloon http://thecamelsaloon.blogspot.com/2012/07/skinny-dipping.html

Photographs from Big Blue Marble Reading 12-2-11

Book Launch – October 15th @ 1pm

Please join us on October 15th at 1pm in the 2nd floor gallery of  Ryerss Museum andLibrary for a special poetry reading and book launch by Diane Sahms-Guarnieri. Images of Being, her first full length poetry collection will be available for purchase and a brief reception will be held in the library following the reading/signing.

Ryerss Museum andLibrary is located in beautiful Burholme Park at 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111. After the event, free tours of the museum are available until 4pm.

Images of Being by Diane Sahms-Guarnieri




I am pleased to announce the release of Images of Being for pre-order.  If you would like to pre-order the book please visit: http://www.stonegarden.net/index.php/bookstore/product/101-images-of-being/category_pathway-18

There will be a book launch event on October 15th. Details will follow.

New Poem at Philly.com

Faces of the Moon over Philadelphia was published at Philly.com Please click this link to read the poem:


Seasonal Tour Finale at Moonstone in Philadelphia.

Our seasonal tour has come to an end with a great reading at the Moonstone Poetry Series in Philadelphia.  Thanks to Larry Robin and Ray Garman for having us.  During this brief run we have met some great folks starting with Farley’s Book Shop in New Hope,  Mike Graves at The Phoenix Reading Series in New York, Chad Parenteau and The Stone Soup Gang in Boston, The Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel in Harrisburg and The 2nd Saturdays Poets in Wilmington. Thanks to all those who came out to support us at each of the venues.

Some photos from the tour- January to March 2011

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