Readings & Workshops Blog

Ms. Soulflower's Artistic Future

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Posted 2.17.12 by RW Blogger

Devoya Mayo is a poet, playwright, former radio personality, DJ, tastemaker, and events coordinator with P&W-sponsored The Soulflower Group. Based in Fresno, she dedicates her time to curating events that bridge the divide between the diverse communities residing within California’s Central Valley. From 2005–2006, Mayo was P&W’s Central Valley outreach consultant. Under the moniker Ms.

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Cheryl Boyce Taylor's Calypso Muses

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Posted 2.13.12 by RW Blogger

Poet and presenter of literary events Cheryl Boyce Taylor, blogs about the P&W-supported Calypso Muse Reading Series in New York City.

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Jill Patrick: For Atlanta Writers, All the World's a Stage

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Posted 2.10.12 by RW Blogger

Playwright Jill Patrick, who runs Working Title Playwrights in Atlanta, Georgia, blogs about the organization's P&W-supported Playwrights &... series.

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Page Meets Stage: Philip Levine and Adam Falkner

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Posted 2.6.12 by RW Blogger

In November, P&W–supported writers Philip Levine and Adam Falkner read at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City. P&W’s development and marketing associate, Auzelle Epeneter, writes about attending her first Readings/Workshops (R/W) event.

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Getting to Know Cheryl Boyce Taylor

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Posted 2.3.12 by RW Blogger

For the month of February, longtime P&W–supported poet and presenter of literary events Cheryl Boyce Taylor blogs about her favorite subject: poetry, among other topics. Taylor is the founder of the Calypso Muse Reading Series, which takes place in New York City, and author of the collections Raw Air, Night When Moon Follows and Convincing the Body.

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Ilya Kaminsky Scratches the Surface

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Posted 1.23.12 by RW Blogger

San Diego-based poet and presenter of literary events Ilya Kaminsky, awarded an American Academy of Arts and Letters's Metcalf Award, a Whiting Writers Award, and a Lannan Fellowship, blogs about the wealth of P&W-supported events in San Diego.

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Lisa Bowden and Kore Press: Publishing for Progress

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Posted 1.20.12 by RW Blogger

Lisa Bowden is the publisher and co-founder of the P&W-supported Kore Press in Tucson, where P&W has been supporting literary events since 2008. A poet who works with dancers and musicians, she is also an award-winning book designer and currently serves on the advisory board of Girls Write Now.

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Ilya Kaminsky's Literary Journal Rundown

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Posted 1.17.12 by RW Blogger

San Diego-based P&W-supported poet and presenter of literary events Ilya Kaminsky, author of Dancing in Odessa and co-editor of Ecco Anthology of International Poetry blogs about San Diego literary journals.

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Joan Murray: Where Are You? What Are You Doing Here?

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Posted 1.13.12 by RW Blogger

P&W-supported poet, fiction writer, and playwright Joan Murray, author of Dancing on the Edge and Looking for the Parade, and recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, blogs about readings and workshops conducted across New York State.

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Ilya Kaminsky On Red Hen Press

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Posted 1.9.12 by RW Blogger

San Diego-based P&W-supported poet Ilya Kaminsky, author of Dancing in Odessa and co-editor of Ecco Anthology of International Poetry, blogs about Southern California's Red Hen Press

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