Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tomorrow at 8pm: “Writing Through Hard Times” panel with Judith Hannan

Writing Through Hard Times Panel discussion with author Dani Shapiro and CKP author Judith Hannan moderated by Rabbi David Ingber Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 8 pm The 92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY) For tickets, go to 92Y 

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Judith Hannan in ZYZZYVA

What ultimately absorbed my attention was the bow. To draw the music out, it had to sacrifice a piece of itself as hair after hair snapped with the effort. It was literally pulling its hair out. During the applause I … Continue reading

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The Kundiman Poetry Prize now accepting manuscripts

The Kundiman Poetry Prize is dedicated to publishing exceptional work by Asian American poets. Winner receives $1,000, book publication with Alice James Books and a New York City feature reading. The deadline is March 1st. For more info visit Kundiman.

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News and Events: Week of February 18th

Events Jack Ridl, Portage Public Library (Portage, MI) Sunday, February 24th @ 3pm Jack Ridl read from his new poetry collection, Practicing to Walk like a Heron Click here for more details News Bhisham Bherwani is leading two workshops in New … Continue reading

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Bhisham Bherwani leads NY poetry workshops

If you are in New York, check out these two poetry workshops lead by Bhisham Bherwani Ekphrastic Poetry Duration: Six consecutive Wednesdays, beginning February 27th Description:  The thumbprint of visual art is discernible in so much of modern and contemporary … Continue reading

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Grant Opportunities from New Jersey State Council for the Arts

Monmouth Arts Social Media Playbook: A Workshop for Everyone! Belmar Arts Council February 5, 2013 Gain practical tools including a playbook full of ideas for getting the most out of your social media plan. The workshops will include techniques for … Continue reading

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Nin Andrews Interviews Rachel Hadas

This interview was transcribed from a phone conversation with Rachel Hadas, editor of The Waiting Room Reader, Volume II: Words to Keep You Company. NIN ANDREWS I thought I would start this interview by asking you to say a few … Continue reading

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Two Friends on Many Missions: Joan Cusack Handler on “The Waiting Room Reader Volume II”

“Given CKP’s commitment to bring poetry to people where they live, work and receive services and Gold’s commitment to humanistic patient care, there seemed no more underserved a community than the many thousands of patients held captive waiting for medical … Continue reading

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Annoucing our celebrity line-up for “Hollywood & Broadway on Bleecker”

On February 10th, we are hosting a benefit, “Hollywood & Broadway on Bleecker,” to raise money for the distribution of The Waiting Room Reader: Volume II to hospitals and medical care facilities. We are thrilled to announce the celebrity performers … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of February 4th

Events Joseph O. Legaspi, Terraza 7 Cafe (40-19 Gleane Street, Elmhurst, NY) Tuesday, February 5th at 7pm Joseph will be reading at First Tuesdays, for more info click here Kevin Carey, Montclair Public Library Thursday, February 7th at 7:00pm For … Continue reading

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