News and Events: Week of February 21st

Events

Kevin Carey, Porter Square Books (Cambridge, MA)
Wednesday, February 22, 7pm
Kevin will be reading with Geraldine Zetzel

Brent Newsom, Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
Friday, February 24, 3pm
CW alumni readings: Rachel Furey and Brent Newsom in English/Philosophy Building

Brent Newsom, Lubbock Christian University (Lubbock, TX)
Friday, Feb. 24, 5pm
Brent will be reading at the LCU Library  

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News and Events: week of February 13th

Events

Richard Newman, Windsor Park Branch Queens Library (7950 Bell Blvd, Oakland Gardens, NY)
Thursday, February 16, 6-8pm
Finding Poetry in Pain

News

In response to the election, Jack Ridl is sending out a poem each Thursday. If anyone would enjoy receiving the poem just go to www.ridl.com and click at the top on “subscribe.”He plans to do this until he is no longer in office.

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News and Events: Week of February 6th

Events

Kevin Carey, AWP (801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC)
Friday, February 10, 2pm
Kevin will be signing books at the CavanKerry Press table #330

Jeanne Marie Beaumont, AWP (801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC)
Friday, February 10, 11am
Jeanne Marie will be signing copies of Letters from Limbo at the CavanKerry Press table #330

Jeanne Marie Beaumont, AWP (Busboys & Poets 5th & K, 1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC)
Friday, February 10, 3-5pm
Jeanne Marie will be reading at AWP with a group of Adjuncts and Teaching Artists.

 

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News and Events: Week of February 1st

Events

Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Downtown Writers Center at the YMCA (340 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY)
Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:00pm
Reading in the 2017 Winter Author Reading Series

Brent Newsom, Cameron University (Lawton, OK in CETES Conference Center)
Friday, February 3, 7:00pm
Reading as part of the Visiting Writers Series 

Kevin Carey, Northshore Young Writer’s Conference (Waring School, Beverly, MA)
February 3-4
Kevin is a 2017 Mentor at the Northshore Young Writer’s Conference

Richard Newman, Line Break (27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria, NY)
Saturday, February 4, 5:30 – 7:00pm
Richard will be part of Q.E.D.: A Place for Show & Tell

News

Jack Ridl’s poem “While the Dog Sleeps”has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by The Louisville Review

Donald Platt’s sixth book, Man Prayingwill be published in May of 2017 by Parlor Press / Free Verse Editions.  He has recent poems inPrairie Schooner, Shenandoah, River Styx, New Ohio Review, VOLT, BLOOM, 32 Poems, and Notre Dame Review.  Forthcoming poems will appear in Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Western Humanities Review, Diode, DIAGRAM, Yale Review, and Poetry.

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“Letters from Limbo” by Jeanne Marie Beaumont Debuts on Poetry Daily!

CavanKerry Presss author Jeanne Marie Beaumont’s “Letters from Limbo” makes an appearance on Poetry Daily!

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In Jeanne Marie Beaumont’s book, Letters from Limbo, voices of the dead reach the living through various means, including the titular letters, revealing experiences harrowing and mysterious. Fluent in many modes, the poet commands varied poetic forms both illuminating and celebrating the haunting truth of our unpredictable earthly sojourn as we dwell in metaphorical limbo.

Poetry Daily is an anthology of contemporary poetry. Each day, the website brings new poems from books, magazines, and journals. Read “Letters from Limbo” by Jeanne Marie Beaumont which appeared on Poetry Daily below!

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Kevin Carey’s Poem Featured on The Writer’s Almanac!

“Reading to My Kids” by Kevin Carey from Jesus Was a Homeboy featured on Garrison Keillor’s Show!

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CavanKerry Press author Kevin Carey’s “Reading to My Kids” was featured on the Garrison Keillor’s Show!

Read the poem “Reading to My Kids” by Kevin Carey below.

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Shira Dentz discusses “Flounders” with Ploughsares

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“The visual space on a page is part of my medium; the visual is an intrinsic element of written language. It’s an element with which to equivocate, to ‘measure,’ in song and meaning. I like to become conscious of as many aspects of my medium as possible so that I can attend and work with them in concert in my pursuit as a poet.”  Read more here

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“Your Mother Wears a House Dress” by Joseph O. Legaspi in Poetry Magazine!

CavanKerry Press author Joseph O. Legaspi is featured in the December 2016 issue of Poetry Magazine!

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“Visual Poetry” from CKP Author Shira Dentz Featured in Poetry Magazine!

CavanKerry Press author Shira Dentz is featured in the December 2016 issue of Poetry Magazine!

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Check out the visual poetry called “Scale” by Shira Dentz here.

Shira Dentz is also the author of “door of thin skins” release by CavanKerry Press. Door of Thin Skins, a hybrid collection of poetry and prose, deconstructs the nature of psychological power through the deconstruction of traditional narrative and language.

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Kevin Carey Interviewed in The Brooklyn Rail

carey-headshot“There is no doubt poetry is cathartic especially when it comes to dealing with loss or with regret or with aging. Thinking about a poem, writing a poem, can be a kind of self-examination, I think, a way to make sense of the loss, whether it be the kind of loss that manifest itself through mistakes I’ve made, or wishing I had done things differently, or just the natural passing of time.”

Read more of Kevin Carey’s interview about Jesus Was My Homeboy at The Brooklyn Rail

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