Readings & Workshops Blog

Poetry Meets Puppetry: Alphabet Arts’ Festival Makes Two Ancient Forms Fresh

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Posted 11.29.13 by RW Blogger

P&W-supported poets Modesto “Flako” Jimenez and Annie Bacon will perform in Alphabet Arts’ Puppets & Poets festival December 6 through December 8 at New York’s Bushwick Starr theater. The organization’s volunteer, Nora Brooks, blogs about the festival.

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Kamilah Aisha Moon on Touching the Masks

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Posted 11.25.13 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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The Classiest Bunch: Chiwan Choi’s Evening with the Creative Writing Club at RCC

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Posted 11.22.13 by RW Blogger

P&W-sponsored writer Chiwan Choi is the author of Abductions and The Flood, among other works, and the founder of Writ Large Press. In October, he performed at Riverside Community College in Riverside, California. We asked him to blog about his visit.

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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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