Remember the Sun (Cover)Remember the Sun, a collection of poems by Melanie Simms, is now available for purchase from Sunbury Press here.

“This collection of poems by Melanie Simms covers such themes as Pennsylvania place poetry, inspirational poetry, and reflections on nature and love. Remember the Sun: Poems on Nature and Inspiration offers a wide variety of poems to suit the diverse tastes of the poetic palette.”  To learn more, read the Remember the Sun Press Packet.


Newest book release, “Laurels: An Anthology of Pennsylvania Poets Laureate” TBA.

December 19th, 2:00 – 4:00pm. Melanie Simms and Jesse Waters, Midtown Scholar Bookstore.

Melanie Simms and Jesse Waters, Dec. 3rd, Bloomsburg University, 7:30-9:00pm.

November 13th, 7:30pm Perry Valley Grange, Millerstown, Pa.

“A Gathering of Pennsylvania Poets’ Laureate” Harrisburg, Pa Capitol. Main Rotunda. April 22 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Mid Atlantic Small Press Expo. 11:00am. Strand Capitol. York, Pa.

McCormick Riverfront Library, 12-2pm. April 15th. Harrisburg, Pa.

Author Spotlight, ABC 27, Harrisburg, Pa  Feb 5th.

Culture and Main, WRCT TV Hosted by Carla Christopher, Jan 8th.

Life Esteem Television,  Channel 20 and 21, Harrisburg, Dec. 28th, 2014.

Country Cupboard, Lewisburg, PA, Oct 18th from 10-3pm.

King’s Courtyard, York, PA. Oct. 17th, 7-9pm.

World Poetry Cafe Radio, CFRO 100.5 FM With Host Ariadne Sawyer, Sept 23, 2014

WPGM Radio with host Matthew James, Sept. 20th, 2014

Reading, Barnes and Noble, Lewisburg, September 14th, 1:00pm.

Book Launch with Sunbury Press, Hotel Edison, September 13th, 6:00pm.

Sunbury River Festival, August 16th, 10:00am to 11:30am (with poet Jerry Wemple, Bloomsburg University).

WITF, Smart Talk Radio; to be announced.

Drew Kelly Show, live; Aug. 15th. 930am from the Sunbury River Festival.


WKOK Radio, Monday August 4th with host Mark Lawrence.
May 2014: The World Poetry Cafe Radio Show: Vancouver, Canada (CRFO 100.5) with hosts Ariadne Sawyer and Israel Mota.
WKOK Radio with host Mark Lawrence, The Sunrise Show
Little Buffalo Festival, Newport, Pa
Harrisburg Capitol “Commonwealth Poets of Pennsylvania” with a presentation by First Lady Susan Corbett.
World Poetry Cafe, Canada
WRCT’s Culture and Main hosted by Carla Christopher, York, Pa
Bloomsburg Public Library hosted by River Poets
WMNF, Tampa, Florida, “Poetry on the Air”
Midtown Scholar Bookstore (A Gathering of Laureates) aired by PCN Television (PA County Laureates to read) March 2013
“A Gathering of Laureates,” A documentary by Koskraft Films
Old Time Radio Hour
Life Esteem hosted by Nathaniel Gadsden (WHP TV 21 CBS Affiliate)
Harrisburg Capitol, “A Gathering of Laureates” TBA