Archive October 2012

Tim Toaster Henderson and the Art of the Slam

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Posted 10.26.12 by RW Blogger

In September P&W-supported poet Tim Toaster Henderson was the featured performer at Coast Slam in Fort Bragg, California. First-time slam judge Gene Lock blogs about the event (with a little help by series director Christina Perez).

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Sehba Sarwar on Finding Silence in a Noisy World

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Posted 10.22.12 by RW Blogger

Sehba Sarwar blogs about her role as founding and artistic director of P&W-supported Voices Breaking Boundaries (VBB), a Houston-based alternative arts organization.

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Dorothy Randall Gray, In Her Glory

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Posted 10.19.12 by RW Blogger

Dorothy Randall Gray is a certified life coach and best-selling author of Soul Between The Lines: Freeing Your Creative Spirit Through Writing (Avon/HarperCollins). In addition to six books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, her work has appeared in numerous anthologies, periodicals, and theater productions.

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Sehba Sarwar's Voices of the Displaced

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Posted 10.15.12 by RW Blogger

October writer-in-residence Sehba Sarwar blogs about Voices of the Displaced, a workshop led by P&W-supported Voices Breaking Boundaries (VBB).

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Gowri Koneswaran on Celebrating South Asian Culture Through Poetry

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Posted 10.12.12 by RW Blogger

P&W-sponsored poet Gowri Koneswaran is also a singer and lawyer whose parents immigrated to the United States from Sri Lanka. Her advocacy has addressed animal welfare, the environment, and the rights of prisoners and the criminally accused.

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Sehba Sarwar's Looking Beyond the Surface News

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Posted 10.9.12 by RW Blogger

October writer-in-residence Sehba Sarwar blogs about P&W-supported Voices Breaking Boundaries (VBB), a Houston-based alternative arts organization.

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You Know What I’m Saying: Luis Rodriguez’s Ongoing Odyssey

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Posted 10.4.12 by RW Blogger

On September 23, P&W-supported poet and creative nonfiction writer Luis Rodriguez gave a reading and talk at the Fullerton Public Library in Fullerton, California. P&W’s Andrew Wessels reports.

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Sehba Sarwar on Houston's Voices Breaking Boundaries

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Posted 10.1.12 by RW Blogger

October writer-in-residence Sehba Sarwar blogs about P&W-supported Voices Breaking Boundaries (VBB), an alMore