September Poetry & Music at the ANT Bookstore & Cafe

On Saturday, September 15, at 7 pm, the ANT Bookstore and Café, 345 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, NJ, continues its monthly series of poetry and music. The evening features poets Donna Baier Stein and Sander Zulauf; and musician Todd Collins.

This monthly series meets on the third Saturday evening of each month and includes an open microphone and refreshments. Free admission. Info: 973-777-2704.

Clifton coordinators ― poet James Gwyn and musician Victoria Warne ― are always looking for anyone interested in participating. Contact them at the event or at

Next month at the ANT will be poets Edwin Romond and Maria Giura; and musician David F. Vincenti.

Donna Baier Stein is the author of The Silver Baron's Wife (PEN/New England Discovery Award, Foreword Reviews 2017 Book of the Year Bronze Winner), Sympathetic People (Iowa Fiction Award Finalist and Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist), the chapbook Sometimes You Sense the Difference, and the newly released Letting Rain Have Its Say. She was a Founding Editor of Bellevue Literary Review and founded and publishes Tiferet Journal. She has received a Bread Loaf Scholarship, a Johns Hopkins University MFA Fellowship, grants from the New Jersey Council on the Arts and Poetry Society of Virginia, and more. Donna's writing has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, Saturday Evening Post, Writer's Digest, Confrontation, Prairie Schooner, and other journals and anthologies. Her website is

Sander Zulauf taught poetry and creative writing at County College of Morris for 44 years.  He edited the Journal of New Jersey Poets for 25 of those years, and The Poets of New Jersey: From Colonial to Contemporary for three of those years. He founded the Index of American Periodical Verse and edited its first ten volumes.  He created and produced the Distinguished American Poets Series and the Great Swamp Poetry Series.  His poetry collections are Bashō in America, Where Time Goes, Living Waters, and Succasunna New Jersey.  He retired from teaching in January 2017, was named Professor Emeritus in May, and received the Alfred Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement award in 2018. 

Todd Collins performs with some of the most gifted musicians in the NJ/NY area. His traditional bluegrass recording Blue Soul received national and international airplay. Todd has been teaching private lessons on mandolin, guitar, and claw hammer banjo for over 30 years.  He was the mandolin instructor for the “Bluegrass Masters Workshops” at the popular Big Apple Bluegrass Festival in New York City. His first book of Bill Monroe transcriptions, titled Monroe Instrumentals, was a best seller for Mel Bay Publishing and he has released three other books for Mel Bay Publishing. Collins’ recording credits include film and television, along with recording session work on many CD’s. He was the mandolinist for the Disney film soundtrack Tom and Huck. Todd is an associate professor at County College of Morris, located in Randolph, New Jersey, where he established and develops the Music Recording Program. For more information, and to listen to some audio samples, visit

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On Saturday, September 15, at 7 pm, the ANT Bookstore and Café, 345 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, NJ, continues its monthly series of poetry and music. The evening features poets Donna Baier Stein and Sander Zulauf; and musician Todd Collins.

This monthly series meets on the third Saturday evening of each month and includes an open microphone and refreshments. Free admission. Info: ...

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