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Shira Dentz discusses “Flounders” with Ploughsares

“The visual space on a page is part of my medium; the visual is an intrinsic element of written language. It’s an element with which to equivocate, to ‘measure,’ in song and meaning. I like to become conscious of as … Continue reading

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ADA Awareness Month: links and resources for artists

Organizations The Disabled & D/deaf Writers Caucus A yearly meeting at the annual AWP Conference & aims to allow for disabled individuals to network and discuss common challenges related to identity, writing, and teaching while professionally leading a literary life.” … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of October 11

Events Kevin Carey, Newton Free Library (Newton, MA) Monday, October 11th at 7pm Kevin will be reading from Jesus Was A Homeboy  Sandra Castillo, Black Dog on the Square (567 Industrial Drive, Tallahassee, FL) Thursday, October 13th at 7pm Sandra will be reading … Continue reading

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Shira Dentz’s “Flounders” from Essay Press

In this work, I engage with notions of form and beauty that I, as an artist and a social being, have inherited and tacitly acknowledge or actively work against. Read more at Essay Press  

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News and Events: Week of January 11th

Events Brent Newsom, Brigham Young University (Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium, Provo, UT) Friday, January 15th at 12pm Brent will be reading in the  English Department’s Winter Reading Series http://ers.byu.edu/upcoming.pdf

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Going Places #5 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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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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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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