Monthly Archives: July 2013

Poet’s Spotlight: Jack Ridl on “The Losing Season”

The Coach’s Son Writes Poems Instead of talking about a single poem from the collection Losing Season, I’m going to talk about the book as a whole. In a sense it’s a single poem, or maybe a novel hidden behind … Continue reading

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“door of thin skins” reviewed by HTML Giant

“Dentz’s door of thin skins is a book to be devoured repeatedly. It is an important book from which to learn.” To read the full interview, visit HTML Giant

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Grant Opportunities from New Jersey State Council for the Arts

Emirates Airline Skywards Future Artists Competition Call for Emerging Artists Emirates Skywards Future Artists aims to discover exciting new talent in contemporary art and showcase their work worldwide. Competition is open to emerging visual artists, architects and designers from anywhere … Continue reading

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Support the NEA!

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved a 2014 funding bill that calls for a 50% cut of the NEA. This will place the NEA budget to a level unseen since 1974. Please take a moment to … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of July 22nd

Events Joseph O. Legaspi,  Bryant Park (New York, NY) Tuesday, July 23rd at 7pm Joseph will be part of Poets & Writers poetry reading at Bryant Park’s historic outdoor Reading Room For more info visit Poets & Writers Jack Ridl, … Continue reading

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Green Mountain reviews “Darkening the Grass”

Miller’s language, here and elsewhere in Darkening the Grass, carries the earnestness and conviction of a maxim. At times it seems he turns to the reader to speak candidly; to live past eighty, he states, you reach “An age that … Continue reading

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“door of thin skins” reviewed by NewPages

“The world Dentz has created captures the narrator’s restless, reeling mind, as well as the cold disinterest of the outside world. The frustrations and hurt coexist, and yet the outside world continues to move on its own. Dentz’s collection is … Continue reading

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Poet’s Spotlight: Michael Miller on “Wildwood Cemetery”

This poem was inspired by the hillside cemetery named above that I walked through during four years every afternoon in all sorts of weather.  The wildlife mentioned was seen over this period and it all came together quickly in the … Continue reading

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Poet’s Spotlight: Richard Jeffrey Newman on “Coitus Interruptus”

I’ve been thinking about sexual violence a lot these past few days, mostly because of a piece of creative nonfiction one of the women in my summer writing class brought in for workshopping. In it, she talks about the fact … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of July 8th

Events Karen Chase, Bascom Lodge (Lanesborough, MA) Monday, July 8th at 6pm Karen will be reading from her latest work Visit Bascom Lodge for more info Carole Stone, The Marine Museum (Amagansett, NY) Sunday, July 5th at 5pm For more … Continue reading

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