Readings & Workshops Blog

The Work Behind the Workshop: Bethsheba Rem on the Making of a Poetry Hotspot

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Posted 3.2.12 by RW Blogger

Poet Bethsheba Rem hosts the monthly Word Is Born series at the Apache Café in Atlanta. In January the R/W program supported a performance there by spoken-word artists Caroline Rothstein and Moody Black.

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Cheryl Boyce Taylor's Once Upon a Time

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Posted 2.27.12 by RW Blogger

Longtime P&W-supported poet and author of the collections Raw Air, Night When Moon Follows and Convincing the Body Cheryl Boyce Taylor blogs about the late P&W-supported poet Rodlyn Douglas.

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Cheryl Boyce Taylor & Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center

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Posted 2.20.12 by RW Blogger

Poet and presenter of literary events Cheryl Boyce Taylor, curator of the Calypso Muse reading series and the Glitter Pomegranate performance series, blogs about Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center's P&W-supported senior writing workshop.

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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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