Monthly Archives: April 2013

Nin Andrews Interviews Shira Dentz

NIN ANDREWS door of thin skins is such a powerful book, and very disturbing. While reading it, I wasn’t sure whether it would be classified as memoir or poetry.  And then you also added a visual component.  It works so … Continue reading

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Poetry Out Loud finals are this Monday!

And the NEA is streaming the entire competition live! Just visit the NEA website.  

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Register today for the FREE “Arts for Life Sampler”

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News and Events: Week of April 22nd

Events Kevin Carey, Northshore Community College (Danvers and Lynn, MA) Wednesday/Thursday, April 24 /25 Visiting Writer Click here for more info Karen Chase, The Good Purpose Art Gallery and Starving Artist Cafe (40 Main St. Lee, MA) Friday, April 26th at 5:30PM … Continue reading

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Nin Andrews: Poet Behind the Poetry

Poet Behind the Poetry, CKP’s special blog series in honor of National Poetry Month, looks behind the scenes of a writer’s creative life. My Next Small Thing There’s a meme going around writer’s blogs in which writers talk about their … Continue reading

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From Poetry Heals: a poem by Copper Camden Hospital

This April and May, CavanKerry Press and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities are again co-sponsoring a series of “Poetry Heals” workshops for healthcare professionals. The objectives for these workshops are to: Increase empathy for patients by helping healthcare … Continue reading

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Kenneth Rosen: Poet Behind the Poetry

Poet Behind the Poetry, CKP’s special blog series in honor of National Poetry Month, looks behind the scenes of a writer’s creative life. I know a poem is finished when…I wake up the next morning and the sky is blue, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Kavita Oza: 2013 NJ Poetry Out Loud State Champion

On March 15th, Kavita Oza, a junior from Peddie School in Hightstown, became the 2013 New Jersey Poetry Out Loud State Champion.  As I mentioned in an earlier blog, I was particularly struck by her commanding recitation of John Donne’s … Continue reading

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Ross Gay: 2013 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow

Congratulations to Ross Gay, 2013 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry! See the full list of fellows in last week’s New York Times announcement.

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News and Events: Week of April 15th

Events Jack Ridl, Great Lakes Book and Supply (Big Rapids, MI) Wednesday, April 17 at 7PM Jack will be reading with Chris Dombrowski For more info click here Dawn Potter, Portland Public Library (Portland, ME) Wednesday, April 17 at 12PM Dawn will … Continue reading

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