Monthly Archives: May 2012

Upcoming News and Events: Week of May 28th

Events Judith Hannan, Pages Bookstore (904 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA) Wednesday, May 30th at 7pm Judith will be reading from Motherhood Exaggerated http://www.pagesabookstore.com Judith Hannan, Park La Brea Theater (475 S. Curson Ave., Los Angeles, CA) Friday, June 1st … Continue reading

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Poetry news from the web

New York dance company choreographs poetry Jennifer Nix reflects on poetry and illness How does an idea become a book?  Why, this infographic shall explain High school senior Kristen Dupard wins Poetry Out Loud

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Upcoming News and Events: Week of May 21st

News Adriana Páramo, publications: “Oil Spills Remind Me of Him.” Compass Rose 12 (May 2012) “Laura.” Consequence Magazine 4 (May 2012) “The Wetbacks Are Coming.” 580 Split 14 (May 2012) “The ABC of Immigration.” Concho River Review (May 2012) Susan Jackson’s poem, “Early Morning In The … Continue reading

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High praise for American Rhaspody in ForeWord Review

“Stone does not shy away from placing her heart on the page as a way of coming to terms with a history she recognizes she may never understand. It is through this honesty that Stone wins over her readers.” Read … Continue reading

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Rave review of Motherhood Exaggerated in ForeWord Review

“She lets the reader in on the ways in which she departs from the collective myth of the ideal mother while holding our attention to the space in which a child’s illness demands the very best…” Read the full review here

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Laurie Lamon featured on Poetry Daily

Click here to read her featured poem, “Danger” Laurie Lamon’s poems have appeared in journals and magazines, including The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, Ploughshares, Colorado Review, Journal of Contemporary Culture, Poetry Northwest and 180 More Extraordinary Poems for Ordinary … Continue reading

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Teresa Carson interviews Gina Larkin

  Okay, poets, raise your hand if you’ve ever bitched about a journal because it rejected your poems or it took forever to make a decision or the editor didn’t immediately answer your “Are you taking my poem or not?” … Continue reading

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Upcoming News and Events: Week of May 14th

Events Gray Jacobik, The Poetry Institute, New Haven (The Institute Library, 846 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT) Thursday, May 17th at 7:00pm Doors open at 6:30.  Reading starts at 7:00. Open mike precedes the featured reader. Click here for more details News Michael Miller … Continue reading

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Adventures in Mommyhood reviews “Motherhood Exaggerated”

“…heartfelt and gut-wrenching at times, but was a testament of the importance of a mom being able to still celebrate small triumphs while fighting for the life of her daughter.”  –Adventures in Mommyhood review Click here to read the full … Continue reading

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Nin Andrews interviews Cavan Kerry’s book designer Greg Smith

NIN ANDREWS First, I just want to thank you for all of your beautiful covers. They not only help sell CKP books but also complete them. GREG SMITH Thank you, Nin. CavanKerry’s mission is a great one. And I appreciate … Continue reading

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