Monthly Archives: December 2015

Paola Corso in The Christian Science Monitor

My mother in the kitchen a generation later: On Christmas Eve, she removes plastic-wrapped shrimp cocktail and clams garnished with packets of lemon juice. She takes a slab of baked fish swimming in a pool of ersatz butter from its … Continue reading

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Nin Andrews interviews Robert Cording

  NIN ANDREWS These are such profound and meditative poems (Only So Far), I wondered as I was reading them if you had a spiritual practice? Or if writing might be, for you, a kind of spiritual practice? ROBERT CORDING … Continue reading

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Julianna Baggott interviews Robin Silbergleid about “The Baby Book”

“I will confess that this process was much harder with The Baby Book than with other projects, mostly because of its emotional and autobiographical content.  That was a useful reminder for me as a teacher of writing that receiving criticism … Continue reading

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CKP Authors in the Community: Paola Corso interviews Dawn Potter

Since its inception, CavanKerry Press has been committed to community. It’s outreach programs include Giftbooks, Waiting Room  Reader, Bookshare, New Jersey Poetry Out Loud, and The Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching. And in return for CKP authors getting their … Continue reading

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Going Places: Entry #4 by Randy Smit

About Going Places: Welcome to an experiment in documentary writing.  Randy Smit is director of Compassionate Connection, an organization offering pathways of practice to greater empathy and creativity for all people.  This travelogue offers a multidimensional view of his own … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of December 7th

Events Richard Jeffery Newman, QED Astoria (27-16 23rd Avenue Astoria, NY) Saturday, December 12th from 2:00-3:30pm Richard is hosting a workshop: Making Fear a Thing of Beauty: Turning What Scares You Into Art The statistics speak for themselves. Depending on the measure used, studies … Continue reading

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Cutbank reviews “Love’s Labors”

To labor at what we love—whether that is tinkering away at the car in our garage or carrying our first child to life—is a process of concentrated intensity just as it is a painful, lengthy, and arduous journey. To labor, … Continue reading

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