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Kamilah Aisha Moon on a Night in Dumbo Sky

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Posted 11.18.13 by RW Blogger

P&W-funded Kamilah Aisha Moon currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, and is the author of She Has a Name (Four Way Books).

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Kamilah Aisha Moon in Praise of Readings and Curators Everywhere

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Posted 11.11.13 by RW Blogger

P&W-funded Kamilah Aisha Moon currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, and is the author of She Has a Name (Four Way Books).

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Andy Young on Bringing the Egyptian Revolution to New Orleans

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Posted 11.8.13 by RW Blogger

Andrea (Andy) Young blogs about her readings—supported by P&W grants—in New Orleans. Her third chapbook, The People Is Singular, was published in 2012.

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Kamilah Aisha Moon on Nurturing and Celebrating Intergenerational Voices

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Posted 11.4.13 by RW Blogger

P&W-funded Kamilah Aisha Moon currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, and is the author of She Has a Name (Four Way Books).

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Koon Woon Passes the Torch to Amber Nelson

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Posted 10.28.13 by RW Blogger

P&W-supported poet Koon Woon, October’s Writer in Residence, was born in a timeless village in China in 1949. In 1960 he immigrated to Washington State, first to the logging town of Aberdeen, then to Seattle, where he now resides. He turned to poetry while he was a mathematics and philosophy student coping with mental illness. Later he attended the workshops of Nelson Bentley at the University of Washington.

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Double Take Asks Writers to Look at All Sides of Issues Big, Small, and Strange

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Posted 10.25.13 by RW Blogger

In October, Poets & Writers supported readings by several writers at apexart in New York City. Project director Marie Burns blogs about the unique Double Take: Writers Reading Series.

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Koon Woon’s Lessons from Uncle Sum

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Posted 10.21.13 by RW Blogger

P&W-supported poet Koon Woon, October’s Writer in Residence, was born in a timeless village in China in 1949. In 1960 he immigrated to Washington State, first to the logging town of Aberdeen, then to Seattle, where he now resides. He turned to poetry while he was a mathematics and philosophy student coping with mental illness. Later he attended the workshops of Nelson Bentley at the University of Washington.

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Charles Alexander's Grand Collage

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Posted 10.18.13 by RW Blogger

P&W-supported writer Charles Alexander is a poet, bookmaker, and founder/director of Chax Press. He is the author of five full-length books of poetry and ten chapbooks, and the editor of a critical work on the state of the book arts in America.

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Koon Woon Reads to the Dead, Is Heard by the Living

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Posted 10.14.13 by RW Blogger

P&W-supported poet Koon Woon, October’s Writer in Residence, was born in a timeless village in China in 1949. In 1960 he immigrated to Washington State, first to the logging town of Aberdeen, then to Seattle, where he now resides. He turned to poetry while he was a mathematics and philosophy student coping with mental illness. Later he attended the workshops of Nelson Bentley at the University of Washington.

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