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Thu, Mar 16


Catonsville Clubhouse

Poetry Open Mic Night with special guest Kathleen Hellen

A Poetry and Prose Open Mic night for community wordsmiths to share their work and love for language. Tonight's special guest is Kathleen Hellen.

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Poetry Open Mic Night with special guest Kathleen Hellen
Poetry Open Mic Night with special guest Kathleen Hellen

Time & Location

Mar 16, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT

Catonsville Clubhouse, 10 St Timothys Ln, Catonsville, MD 21228, USA


About the Event

Featured Speaker is Kathleen Hellen!

Kathleen Hellen’s latest collection is Meet Me at the Bottom from Main Street Rag Publishing Co. Her credits include The Only Country Was the Color of My Skin, the award-winning collection Umberto’s Night, published by Washington Writers’ Publishing House, and two chapbooks, The Girl Who Loved Mothra and Pentimento. Featured on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily, her work has appeared in Arts & Letters, Barrow Street, The Carolina Quarterly, Cimarron Review. Colorado Review, Massachusetts Review, New Letters, Nimrod, North American Review, Prairie Schooner, Salamander, The Sewanee Review, Southern Humanities Review, Subtropics, The Sycamore Review, Tampa Review Online, West Branch, Witness, World Literature Today, and elsewhere. Hellen’s awards include the Thomas Merton prize for Poetry of the Sacred and prizes from the H.O.W. Journal and Washington Square Review, as well as awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts.

A Poetry and Prose evening hosted by Patti Ross aka little pi are every third Thursday of the month. February, April and May are writing and critique workshops and March and June are Open Mic Nights is for community wordsmiths to share their work and love for language and performance.

About the Facilitator: Patti Ross graduated from Washington, DC's Duke Ellington School for the Performing Arts and The American University. After graduation several of her journalist pieces were published in the Washington Times and the Rural America newspapers. Retiring from a career in technology Patti has rediscovered her love of writing and shares her voice as the spoken word artist "little pi." Her poems are published in the Pen In Hand Journal, PoetryXHunger website and Oyster River Pages: Composite Dreams Issue. Her debut chapbook, St. Paul Street Provocations, will be released in July 2021 by Yellow Arrow Publishing. Follow her blog at:

About the Venue: The Clubhouse is a 100-seat, intimate performance space located in the heart of the Catonsville Arts District. Recently acquired, it is owned and operated by the Baltimore County Arts Guild and serves as a center of the arts in Baltimore County. Additional classrooms provide space for classes and workshops.

This program is made possible in part by the Citzens of Baltimore County, the Catonsville Arts District, Baltimore County Arts Guild, and the Maryland State Arts Council

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