ECP&P members Patti Ross and Kari Martindale will be reading as part of the Ministry’s Christmas event.
“Interdisciplinary Creative Collaboration” – where Visual Art Takes Flight -What’s Your Story? – That’s what Elaine Weiner-Reed and April Rimpo want to know when holding collaborative events. Presenters: Visual artists, April Rimpo and Elaine Weiner-Reed, and collaborating Author and Spoken Word artist Patti Ross.
Visit the writers of ECP&P at the Baltimore County Arts Guild booth!
A Poetry and Prose open mic hosted by Patti Ross aka little pi each third Thursday of the month starting August. The open mic is for community wordsmiths to share their work and love for language and performance. There will be a sign in sheet at the door 15 minutes before start. Each reader will have five […]
Kari will be reading at the launch for the Maryland Bards Poetry Review 2022, in which her poem "No Room at the Inn" is being published. Terri Simon also has a poem, "The Weight of Love" appearing in the Review. The ECP&P poets are busy! Sun April 24th 5:30 pm (Door Opens at 5) at Holiday Inn […]
Patti, who is the first-ever Poet-in-Residence for the Anne Arundel Food Bank in partnership with PoetryXHunger, will be reading during a fundraiser event. From the website: "We invite you to join us under the big tent at our Feeding Hope fundraiser on May 19th, 5:30pm – 8:00pm at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville. Your participation will help […]
Terri Simon will be guest-hosting Open Mic this month! A Poetry and Prose open mic each third Thursday of the month starting August. The open mic is for community wordsmiths to share their work and love for language and performance. There will be a sign in sheet at the door 15 minutes before start. Each […]
ECP&P poets will be writing to the art of Elaine Weiner-Reed for an ekphrastic event during Elaine's art show at the Montpelier Cultural Arts Center. In 2021, various members of ECP&P read at Elaine Weiner-Reed and April M. Rimpo's show at Baltimore County Arts Guild, PORTRAITS OF LIFE: Once Upon A Story.
Join Patti for a reading at the Howard County Museum. The museum will be featuring “a reading showcasing poems that speak to the town’s history, commerce, and people. County Council member Liz Walsh will open the reading with her poetic remarks about the town. Local poets, community members, and special guests will read selections from […]
ECP&P members and friends of the collective will be performing, giving readings, and selling their writing.
ECP&P will be providing poets to teach a workshop at Marietta House. More info coming soon!
Kari Martindale will be a scheduled reader at Sky Stage Literature Night, hosted by the Frederick Chapter of Maryland Writers' Association. Other members of ECP&P will read at the open mic which follows.
Join Patti Ross, along with Hiram Larew and Judith Krummeck, in conversation.
Write Women Book Fest is a festival of “women-owned, or women-run publishing professionals , creatives, and book industry professionals who embrace inclusivity!” EC Poetry & Prose will be providing the emcee and performers. ECP&P enjoyed the 2021 event and is looking forward to partnering this year!
Patti, who is the first-ever Poet-in-Residence for the Anne Arundel Food Bank in partnership with PoetryXHunger, will be reading at an event TBD.
Kari, in her capacity as President of the Frederick Chapter of Maryland Writers' Association, will be hosting an ekphrastic event at the Delaplaine Arts Center in Frederick, featuring Maryland Writers' Association's local poets, with guest poets from ECPP. More details coming.
Join members of the EC Poetry & Prose Collective for a reading, performance, and conversation. Responding in part to the decision to reject the African American AP course in various states - specifically Florida, a state rich with Afro/Caribbean history - the poets will share words that connect and shed light on the interlacing of the history […]
This workshop aims to give individuals new to writing poetry the tools to begin their journey and to act as a refresher for those who already have written some poetry. The class includes a discussion of what poetry is and covers aspects of poetry such as sounds and rhythms, structure, sample forms, and revision, and […]
ECPP will partner with artist April M. Rimpo for a fundraising event in Eldersburg. More details coming soon! From April's website: "Country Life" Exhibition at RE/Max Advantage - Eldersburg from April Rimpo The RE/Max Advantage Eldersburg office is in a quaint town in Maryland, known for farming, horses, and beautiful quiet spots , so the artwork […]
Ekphrasis is a device whereby poems are inspired by Visual Art: paintings, sculptures, photographs, etc. There is an increasing trend in ekphrastic poetry readings in art galleries. Poems can be descriptive or take more figurative forms. Join Kari Martindale, who has participated in ekphrastic events across Maryland, in finding inspiration from visual works of art and pairing it with your words! About the […]
Details coming soon for this midday workshop.
ECPP's monthly event at the Baltimore County Arts Guild is pleased to have Cliff Bernier as our featured reader. Clifford Bernier’s The Silent Art won the Gival Press Poetry Award. He is also the author of Dark Berries and Earth Suite, both of which were selected by the Montserrat Review as Best Chapbooks. See our Meet Our Poets & Writers page […]
Let's continue to cultivate our love and habit of reading to develop our knowledge and imagination. Join Poets from EC Poetry and Prose for an afternoon of performance poetry. Enjoy the rhymes and rhythms of: Patti Ross aka little pi Terri Simon Cliff Bernier Angela Dale Zorina Exie Frey Patrice Smith aka Poetic Blaze Blair Ewing […]
Join ECPP at the Baltimore County Arts Guild for a workshop, "Every Name Has a Story." We will explore how identity can prompt and shape our writing. The 90-minute workshop offers a chance to write, exchange feedback with other writers, and perform your work.
We will be hosting an Open Mic at Curmudgeon Books in Marley Station Mall. We're very happy to have a new partnership with Curmudgeon Books. Keep an eye out for future events and for books for sale.
Join ECPP at the Baltimore County Arts Guild for a workshop, "Write Time, Write Space." We will take a look at different ways we create the environments that fire our creativity, and the forces that hold us back.
ECPP is thrilled to have Zorina Exie Frey as our featured reader for September. She is a spoken word poet, SEO content writer, writing instructor, graphic designer, and video editor. She is a Pushcart Prize winner for her poem “Pee Is for Prejudice.” Read her full bio at Meet Our Poets & Writers. There will be an […]
The amazing Jay Hall Carpenter will be reading from his chapbook, Mount Fuji, 36 Sonnets, and signing his book. Come join us at Curmudgeon Books in Marley Station Mall. Take the opportunity to visit this great bookstore. Many of the members of EC Poetry and Prose have their books for sale here.