Monthly Archives: June 2012

Upcoming News and Events: Week of June 25th

Events Karen Chase, Bascom Lodge, Atop Mount Greylock (Adams, Mass.) Monday, June 25th at 6pm Karen will be reading old and new work http://bascomlodge.net/Events.html News Laurie Lamon, “Pain Thinks of Beauty,” and “Pain Thinks of Grief”  forthcoming summer 2012 in … Continue reading

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Upcoming News and Events: Week of June 18th

Events Dawn Potter, Frost Place (Franconia, NH) Sunday, June 24 at 7:30PM Dawn is associate director of the Frost Place Conference on Poetry & Teaching, and this event will be the first in a series of evening readings by Frost … Continue reading

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Poetry News from the Web

Natasha Trethewey  named Poet Laureate Make Good Art:  a friendly reminder from a cartoon inspired by Neil Gaiman Put some poetry on your phone with the free Poetry Mobile App from the Poetry Foundation Shadows Meet The Clouds, Gray On Gray, … Continue reading

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Upcoming News and Events: Week of June 11th

Events Word for Word Poetry features the poets of CavanKerry Press (Bryant Park Reading Room, NYC) Tuesday, June 12th, :00pm – 8:30pm Features Carole Stone, Kevin Carey, Paola Corso http://bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/wordforword.html Rain Venue(s): The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen (20 … Continue reading

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Praise for Poetry Heals

Overall Evaluation Results 58% gave the workshop the highest rating. 38% gave it the next highest rating. Partnering with CavanKerry Press was a dream—even though it was already late January when I contacted Joan and Teresa to plan events for … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts about Gratitude from Joan Cusack Handler

It strikes me that one of the least celebrated communications between us is the simple thank you. I, for one, don’t say it often enough. Nor to enough people. I’m sorry is another biggie. Widely underrated, they’re two of my … Continue reading

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CKP and New Jersey Council for the Humanities co-sponsored “Poetry Heals” workshops in April

When Mary Rizzo, Associate Director of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, solicited the hospitals that participate in the “Literature & Medicine: Humanities at the Heart of Health Care,” a program offered by the Council, about hosting a CavanKerry … Continue reading

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Upcoming News and Events: Week of June 4th

Events Laurie Lamon, Tin Roof Gallery, (811 West Garland Avenue, Spokane, WA) Friday, June 8th Poetry Reading, Willow Springs summer issue launch reading http://willowsprings.ewu.edu/index.php Events Adriana Páramo, finalist in the 2012 A Room of Her Own Foundation CNF contest. “Girl in … Continue reading

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