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First Thursdays: Salon Night

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

First Thursdays Salon Night

March 7

7-8:30 pm Freeman Hall, 181 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA

Five area writers read selections from their works of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction followed by a relaxed discussion and light refreshments in Freeman Hall.



LCW Allingham is a Philadelphia area author, artist, and editor. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and her piece, “Cellar Door” won second place in the 2023 Bucks County Short Fiction contest. She is the co-founder and executive editor of the indie press, Speculation Publications. Her horror novella Muse is coming out in April, 2024, and her debut historical novel, Lady, will both be out in September, 2024.

Bill Hemmig’s first short story collection, Americana: Stories was recently published by Read Furiously, which also published his novella, Brethren Hollow, and two of his stories in its Life in the Garden State anthologies. He has had stories published in The Madison Review, Philadelphia Stories, Pink Disco, BarBar, and Children, Churches and Daddies(cc&d), and he is a three-time finalist in the New Millennium Writing Awards.

Vasiliki Katsarou is a Greek and American poet, editor, independent curator, and sometime filmmaker. She is the author of three poetry collections, Memento Tsunami, Three Sea Stones, and the just published The Second Home. Her award-winning 35mm short film Fruitlands 1843 was screened at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and will be re-released in 2024.. Her new publishing venture is Solitude Hill Press.

Kevin Taylor is a poet, songwriter, and board game designer. he was 2nd runner up for the 2023 bucks county poet laureate contest, has an upcoming full-length album, and recently won #1 new solo designer in a contest on the largest board game site in the world. he lives in bucks county with a few stink bugs that overwinter with him.

Linda C. Wisniewski is a former librarian and journalist living in Doylestown, PA. She teaches memoir workshops and volunteers as a docent for Pearl S. Buck International. Linda’s work has been published in anthologies and literary magazines including The Sun, Manifest Station, The Sunlight Press and Hippocampus. She is the author of Off Kilter, a memoir and Where the Stork Flies, a time travel novel.


First Thursdays Salon Nights are presented by the Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County.

The honoraria are donated in support of poetry and creative writing by Mark Wisse and “The Lenel Education Fund.”


March 7
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Arts & Cultural Council at Freeman Hall
181 East Court Street
Doylestown, PA 18901 United States
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