Tag Archives: Shira Dentz

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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“Visual Poetry” from CKP Author Shira Dentz Featured in Poetry Magazine!

CavanKerry Press author Shira Dentz is featured in the December 2016 issue of Poetry Magazine! Check out the visual poetry called “Scale” by Shira Dentz here. Shira Dentz is also the author of “door of thin skins” release by CavanKerry … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of October 3rd

Events Jack Ridl, The Lost Lake Writers Retreat (Alpena, MI) October 6-9 Jack will be joining Dorianne Laux, Kelly Forden, and Irina Reyn at The Lost Lake Writers Retreat  Shira Dentz, The Seligmann Center (Chester, NY) Sunday October 9th at 2pm Shira … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of September 26th

Events Wanda S. Praisner, Mercer County Community College, Student Center room 104 (1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ) Thursday, September 29th, reception at 6:30pm/reading at 7pm Launch Reading of The Kelsey Review Sarah Bracey White, Scarborough Presbyterian Church (Scarborough, NY) Saturday, October 1st at … Continue reading

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Shira Dentz’s “door of thin skins” in zoran rosko vacuum player

Plunges into the visceral, the sensual, are indispensable anchors in Dentz’s text. Sight—and not just sight, but visual texture—engages you at a bodily level.   Read more at zoran rosko vacuum player

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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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“door of thin skins” reviewed in Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction

This is not one of those books you read in order to find out what happened; knowing the end doesn’t spoil one single thing that comes before, because suspense about the plot is never the point. Surprise here comes from … Continue reading

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Two poems from Shira Dentz

This poem is part of CavanKerry’s series for National Poetry Month.  Every day in April, we post a poem from our community of writers. Palm trees blowing, feathers evening’s husk, palm          trees black. can see     nothing         against       evening’s husk   but light of … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of April 4th

Events Sandra Castillo, West Dade Regional Library (9445 Coral Way, Miami, FL) Tuesday, April 5, 6pm Sandra will be reading from Eating Moors and Christians Dawn Potter, University of Maine at Augusta (Augusta, ME) April 8,2-5 pm; reading at 6:15 pm Dawn is … Continue reading

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News and Events: Week of March 7th

Events Dawn Potter Monday, March 7th at 8pm Dawn is a featured guest on NCTE poetry group’s Twitter chat Sarah Bracey White, Sumter County Public Library (Sumter, SC) Saturday, March 12th at 2pm Sarah will be at the Annual Local Authors’ Book … Continue reading

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