Passager’s National Poetry Month Celebrations:

First Friday Poetry Reading at Ragged Edge
Friday April 2
Featured four award winning Passager poets, Diana Anhalt, Gilbert Arzola, Harry Bauld and Moira Egan.

Burning Bright Podcast: Annual Poetry Contest Winners
Tuesday April 6, 7:30 pm ET
Posted on our website and in your podcast apps.

Intergenerational Poetry Reading
Sunday April 25, 2 pm ET
Seniors from Carver Center for Arts and Technology will join Passager Seniors for a reading and conversation about writing and life. Link coming soon!

Sarah Yerkes’ 103rd Birthday Reading
Friday April 30 (pre-recorded)
Meet marvelous Sarah Yerkes on video and celebrate her 103rd birthday with poems!

And finally, Pandepoemium, a new series of erasure poems created from Passager’s Pandemic Diaries. What’s an erasure poem? Also called a blackout poem, it’s made from taking an existing text and selecting words in the text that make a new poem. The rest of the text is erased, or blacked out. See an example and submit your own!


Virtual: Ox Horn Bend Book Launch

We celebrated the release of Roy Cheng Tsung’s newest memoir, Ox Horn Bend, over Zoom. Readings by Roy and his daughters, and Q&A with the author. Please enjoy the recording, below.


Virtual: 2020 Passager Poetry Contest Reading

An online reading with the 2020 Passager Poetry Contest winner Liz Abrams-Morley and several honorable mentions. If you weren’t able to join us, please enjoy the recording below.


Virtual: Tidal Wave Launch

We celebrated the winner of the 2020 Henry Morgenthau III Poetry Prize, Dennis H. Lee over Zoom. Please enjoy the recording, below.


POSTPONED: The Music of Poetry

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 7401 Park Heights Ave. Baltimore, MD 21208

Passager poets and Baltimore composers in concert! Free and open to the public. This program will be rescheduled at a future date.