Free and you’re welcome to just walk but if you get tickets on Eventbrite, it would help us know how many people will attend https://www.eventbrite.com/e/diversecasey-poetry-nights-tickets-321426253577
Casey Community Center, 1 mile north of Shady Grove Metro on 355.
810 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Linda Joy Burke
A 2020 Howie recipient from the Howard County Arts Council for Outstanding Artist, Burke’s poetry, has appeared in numerous publications or recordings, including: 2020-2021 season of “The Poet and the Poem” with Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri, The Fire Inside; Vol 2, Dragonfly Review Arts Magazine, Fledgling Rag, on the Poetry/Photography site: http://www.danmurano.com/featured-poet/linda-joy & more. She is a co-host of the Wilde Readings Series in Columbia, MD, and on the review committee for Little Patuxent Review. Find her at www.lindajoyburke.com, on Blogspot at Moods, Minds & Multitudes and The Bird Talks Blog, as well as on Instagram @birdpoet.
Roderick Deacey is a performing poet in the DC area, based in Frederick, Maryland. He regularly performs with drummer and bass-player, presenting “neo-beat” poems inspired by the Beat Poets’ poetry and jazz forays of the nineteen-fifties. Deacey was awarded the 2019 Frederick Arts Council Carl R. Butler Award for Literature. Crossing genres, he won the Gold Award for Best Lyrics in the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Song Contest held by the Songwriters Association of Washington. Many of his contemporary poems have been published in literary journals & magazines. He is presently editor of Pen in Hand, Maryland Writers Association’s literary journal.