Monthly Archives: November 2013

CavanKerry and Giving Tuesday!

This year, we are excited to participate in Giving Tuesday on December 3rd. Stay tuned for more details!

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News and Events: Week of November 25th

Events Richard Jeffrey Newman, The Green Pavilion (4307 18th Avenue, Brooklyn) Wednesday, November 27th at 7pm Poetry Reading

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“Primary Lessons” reviewed in Southern Literary Review

And while Primary Lessons is about a young black girl during a time of racial inequality, its themes speak to the child in all of us, and to mothers and daughters of all backgrounds – everywhere.   For the full review visit Southern … Continue reading

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Poetry and Education: Dawn Potter on Hopkins’s “The Soldier”

Punctuation and Poetry: Looking at Gerard Manley Hopkins’s “The Soldier” by Dawn Potter It’s so easy to overlook punctuation. Our eyes are trained to glide past it, automatically registering the marks as pauses or sentence endings but not otherwise lingering … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of November 18th

Events  Richard Jeffrey Newman, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Playbox Theater (Waterbury, CT) Thursday, November 21st, refreshments at 5:30pm, open mic at 6:00pm, readings at 7:00pm Click here for more info Shira Dentz, Yes! Reading Series, (Albany Center Gallery, 39 Columbia Street, … Continue reading

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Nin Andrews Interviews Adriana Páramo

Nin Andrews I love this book (My Mother’s Funeral)!  It reads like a novel, and it is a beautiful celebration of you mother’s life.   What an amazing woman your mother was!  I have a feeling you could spend a lifetime … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of November 11

Events Kevin Carey, Calandra Italian American Institute (25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor, NY, NY) Thursday, November 14th Film Screening, “All That Lies Between Us” (2013), 55 min. News Karen Chase will be a Visiting Writer at The FDR Homestead in Hyde … Continue reading

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“door of thin skins” reviewed in Diagram

 I think of the words of Richard Rohr, my favorite Catholic priest (after Thomas Merton, of course): pain that’s not transformed is transferred.And this is the triumph of door of thin skins, that with Dentz’s alchemy, injury gives way to … Continue reading

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From the Managing Editor: the first entry from our latest series

I’m thrilled to announce that Starr Troup, who acted as Interim Managing Editor during Florenz’ illness, is now our permanent Managing Editor. Starr’s generous, kind, curious and innovative spirit combined with her wide experience in small press publishing have already proved, and will … Continue reading

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Mark Nepo’s interview with Oprah airing this Sunday, November 10th

CavanKerry writer Mark Nepo, of Surviving Has Made Me Crazy, is going has an upcoming interview with Oprah for her program Super Soul Sunday on OWN. Be sure to tune in Sunday, November 10, at 11 a.m. ET/PT For more info, visit

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