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The Salton Sea is a Creative Oasis for Southern California Writers

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Posted 12.6.13 by RW Blogger

In November, P&W and the Inlandia Institute co-sponsored a day of workshops and readings at California’s Salton Sea, led by Sandra Alcosser, Maureen Alsop, Brandon Cesmat, and Ruth Nolan. P&W’s California office director Cheryl Klein blogs about the event.

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Jo Scott-Coe on Making Room for Voices

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Posted 12.2.13 by RW Blogger

P&W-funded Jo Scott-Coe is an associate professor of English and creative writing at Riverside City College in Southern California. Her memoir in essays, Teacher at Point Blank (Aunt Lute), was listed as a “Great Read” by Ms. Magazine. In 2009, she won the NCTE Donald Murray Prize for writing about teaching. Her nonfiction and interviews have appeared in many publications, including Salon, the Los Angeles Times, and Narrative.

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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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