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Deborah Mayaan on Stories as Legacy

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Posted 4.5.12 by RW Blogger

Writer and energy-work practitioner Deborah Mayaan recently co-taught a workshop for people with cancer and their loved ones in Tucson, Arizona, with Rabbi Stephanie Aaron. The workshop was co-sponsored by Congregation Chaverim and the Readings/Workshops program.

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Bob Flor: Pinoy Words Expressed

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Posted 4.2.12 by RW Blogger

For the month of April, P&W–supported poet, playwright, and presenter of literary events Robert Francis Flor blogs about his writing life and role as co-founder and director of the literary organization Pinoy Words Expressed Kultura Arts.

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Bob Flor on Pinoy Words Expressed Kultura Arts' Annual Reading

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Posted 3.26.12 by RW Blogger

Bob Flor, co-founder and director of  Pinoy Words Expressed Kultura Arts' on organizing their annual April Reading.

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Posted 3.26.12 by RW Blogger

P&W–supported presenter of literary events Michael Cirelli, author of Lobster With Ol' Dirty Bastard, Vacations on the Black Star Line, and Everyone Loves The Situation, blogs about his experience as a P&Wsupported poet.

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The Hopi Foundation's Owl & Panther Program Speaks Peace

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Posted 3.19.12 by RW Blogger

Marge Pellegrino, author, teaching artist, and project manager for The Hopi Foundation’s Owl & Panther project, blogs about P&W–supported programs with refugee families.

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Debut Poet: Michael Cirelli

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Posted 3.19.12 by RW Blogger

P&W–supported poet Michael Cirelli, author of Lobster With Ol' Dirty Bastard, Vacations on the Black Star Line, and Everyone Loves The Situation, remembers his debut book launch in 2008.

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Charis Books and More: Keeping Doors Open for 38 Years

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Posted 3.16.12 by RW Blogger

Elizabeth Anderson is the program director at P&W–supported Charis Books and More and Charis Circle, a unique for-profit independent feminist bookstore and 501(c)(3) social justice literary nonprofit hybrid located in Atlanta, Georgia. She is also a writing coach and fiction writer at work on her first novel, "Paradise Park."

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Michael Cirelli Keeps It Real

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Posted 3.12.12 by RW Blogger

P&W–supported poet and presenter of literary events Michael Cirelli, executive director of Urban Word NYC and author of Lobster with Ol' Dirty Bastard, Vacations on the Black Star Line, and Everyone Loves The Situation, blogs about Willie Perdomo's teaching style.

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Sarah Browning Splits This Rock

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Posted 3.9.12 by RW Blogger

Sarah Browning, director of Split This Rock and DC Poets Against the War, blogs about the P&W–supported Split This Rock Festival in Washington, D.C.

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Michael Cirelli's Urban Word

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Posted 3.5.12 by RW Blogger

For the month of March, P&W–supported poet and presenter of literary events Michael Cirelli blogs about his history with the Readings/Workshops program. Cirelli is the executive director of Urban Word NYC, a literary arts organization for teens, and author of Lobster with Ol' Dirty Bastard, Vacations on the Black Star Line, and Everyone Loves The Situation.

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