Monthly Archives: October 2013

Jack Ridl at TEDxMacatawa

CavanKerry writer Jack Ridl discusses our drive for perfection and what it costs us in the process.

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News and Events: Week of October 21st

News  Nin Andrews, McDonough Museum, Youngstown State University, Tuesday, October 22nd at 7:00pm Nin will be reading selected new poems For more info, visit WYSU.org Joseph O. Legaspi , NYU Bookstore (726 Broadway, NYC) Tuesday, October 22nd at 6:00pm A Kundiman Poetry … Continue reading

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“Arts for Life Expo” Starts Next Wednesday

Today at a concert, I ran into a man who’d attended our Arts for Life Sampler last May. He’s coming back to continue writing poetry with Teresa Carson, our wonderful poet/teacher. He told me that last May, thanks to Teresa, … Continue reading

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Dawn Potter’s Upcoming Workshop at Barred Owl Retreat

Here’s a “don’t miss” opportunity for poets and prose writers alike: Poet/Essayist/Memoirist Dawn Potter CavanKerry Press’ masterful copyeditor will be teaching a workshop, “Fitted to the Matter”: Turning to Verse, Turning to Prose” at the Barred Owl Retreat (Leicester, Massachusetts) … Continue reading

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Book Press Release: My Mother’s Funeral

My Mother’s Funeral A Memoir by Adriana Páramo Adriana Páramo’s poignant and atmospheric memoir, My Mother’s Funeral, traverses time and place as she recalls her Colombian childhood, her indomitable mother, and the intractable bonds of family origins. Immersing readers in an … Continue reading

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“door of thin skins” reviewed in Green Mountains Review

The visual rhetoric of the collection records the constant struggle of the narrative: to literally deal with the speaker’s double-vision, and, in the realm of the subconscious, to make composites of memories. The most stunning moments of this collection occur … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of October 14th

Events Wanda S. Praisner, Kuran Arts Center (Fanwood, NJ) October 15th at 8PM Wanda will be reading in the Carriage House Poetry Series in celebration of Exit 13 Magazine’s 25th Anniversary Visit NJ.com for more info Sarah Bracey White,  Ossining Public Library (Ossining, … Continue reading

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From the web: the latest on “Primary Lessons”

From the blogosphere: The book is a charming read, cover to cover. –This and THat by JL Always, it’s good to remember that it’s never too late to make your peace with a parent who has disappointed you but did … Continue reading

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Terry Blackhawk on Brand New Voices

Poetry and Education is a special series that looks at the impact of poetry on students and teachers Terry Blackhawk is the founding director of InsideOut Literary Arts Project and a 2013 Kresge Arts in Detroit Literary Fellow.  She recently … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of October 7th

News Nin Andrews has two essays on Agni Online: Casual Business Attire and The Dream of the Pussy.  She also has Shakespeare Love Poems on Best American Poetry Celia Bland’s poem “For My Daughter in Fear That She Will Become … Continue reading

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