Coming Up: WOA Open Mic with Mary McGrath and “Celtic Storytelling, Song, and Spirit,” March 23rd, 2019

Come and enjoy Mary McGrath presenting “A Celtic Spring: Stories, Songs, Poetry and Harp from a Celtic Imagination” along with Bob Stanley, a poet, musician and Carol Lynn Stevenson Grellas, poet and Editor of The Orchards Poetry Journal. They will bequile you with Celtic tales, poetry, and music in a Celtic Spring venue.
This event is open to the public.
Please RSVP Yes or No.
Celtic Spring theme is optional so please join us with your own original favorite poem or prose (5-7 minutes max) or just come and listen, meet and greet other writers. The reading list fills up fast so come early and stay late. The Reading starts promptly at 10am.
Enjoy a mimosa, coffee, and other treats. Leprechauns and Loch Ness Monsters welcome.
This event is open to the public.
Please RSVP Yes or No.
“Celtic Spring” theme is optional for open micers but you are encouraged to bring your own “Celtic” word creations so please join us with your own original favorite poem or prose (5-7 minutes max) or just come and listen, meet and greet other writers. The reading list fills up fast so come early and stay late. The Reading starts promptly at 10am.
Enjoy a mimosa, coffee, and other treats.

Mary McGrath has been a strong voice in the storytelling community for many years. She taught a class, “The Art of Storytelling” at City College, and has produced three storytelling festivals for UNICEF and two festivals for Project Heifer. She, along with poet Sue Daly run a monthly program of storytelling and poetry at the Avid Reader on Broadway (last Friday of the month), and she has been nominated for the Oracle Award by the National Storytelling Network in 2018. This year she produced a multimedia program as a tribute to Peig Sayers, the Queen of Irish Storytelling, for the Irish American Crossroads Festival in San Francisco. She is committed to the creation of community through storytelling, and looks for the hearth where the story can live. She enjoys telling original created works, as well as folklore and mythology.

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