Monthly Archives: September 2012

Teresa Carson, The Frost Place’s New Associate Director of The Conference On Poetry and Teaching

Congratulations to our very own Teresa Carson on her new appointment as The Frost Place’s New Associate Director of The Conference On Poetry and Teaching! The official announcement from The Frost Place:  The Frost Place is thrilled to announce that … Continue reading

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This weekend in Hoboken: 100,000 Poets and Musicians for Change

For more info on the event, check out this article from the Hudson Reporter

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Book Press Release: The Laundress Catches Her Breath

The Laundress Catches Her Breath Poems by Paola Corso A thematic collection of poems that reveals the inner life of a working class woman in steel-town Pittsburgh, THE LAUNDRESS CATCHES HER BREATH (CavanKerry Press; September 2012; $16.00), by acclaimed poet … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of September 24th

Events Carole Stone, Montclair Library (N. Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ) Thursday, September 27th at 8pm Carole will be talking to the Writers Group on “Persona Poems: How we Merge Ourselves with Another.”  She will be reading examples from American Rhapsody … Continue reading

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This Coming Sunday: Our First Time at the Brooklyn Book Festival

Early in the morning this coming Sunday Josh Kashinsky, our Waiting Room Reader Coordinator, and I will be heading for Table 136 at the Brooklyn Book Festival. We’ll have a hand truck piled high with boxes of CavanKerry Press’ most … Continue reading

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Remembering Poet Peggy Penn

Peggy Penn and I met about 15 years ago in a writing workshop lead by our beloved mentor, Molly Peacock, in my home in East Hampton. Peggy was stunning! Stunningly gracious and beautiful and stunningly gifted–her work so accomplished, from … Continue reading

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Molly Peacock Remembers Peggy Penn

Was there anyone more elegant than Peggy Penn?  She had a deliciously chromatic style of dressing, where each item of clothing would echo in texture and color the next item, a salmon-y silk with a cantaloupe cashmere, and tiny orange … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of September 17th

Events Kevin Carey, Salem State University (Salem, MA) Thursday, September 20th at 7pm Kevin is reading from his book, The One Fifteen To Penn Station Click here for more info Jack Ridl, DeNooyer Estate (Lakeshore Drive, Holland, MI) Sunday, September 22nd, … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of September 10th

Events Shira Dentz, Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series, Westminster College (Salt Lake City) Wednesday, September 12th at 7PM Shira Dentz and Amy Gerstler Reading Click here for more info Wanda S. Praisner, Barron Arts Center (582 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge, … Continue reading

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Poet’s Spotlight: Joseph O. Legaspi on “Imagined Love Poem to My Mother from My Father”

Imagined Love Poem to My Mother from My Father was a rare gift, conceived almost magically—it wrote itself.  Inspired by Yusef Komunyakaa’s My Father’s Love Letters, I pondered how I never saw nor read love letters written by neither of … Continue reading

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