Items Tagged With poetry slams

Detroit's InsideOut Turns Twenty

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

InsideOut, a program that has been bringing poets to Detroit schools for twenty-five years, says goodbye to founder and executive director Terry Blackhawk this year, and will publish an anthology of essays by its educators in August.


Resources for Writers and the Role of Community: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 11.12.14

Bonnie Rose Marcus, director of Poets & Writers’ Readings & Workshops (East), leads a discussion about resources available to writers in Washington, D.C., the importance of community, and how various literary communities can support one another. Panelists include Carlos Parada Ayala, Sarah Browning, Elizabeth Bruce, and Regie Cabico.


New Survey Reveals E-book Majority, Samsung Launches Amazon App, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.21.14

A new app for remembering great ideas; a posthumous story collection by Maeve Binchy; meals from classic literature; and other news.


Writers on Anniversary of Sylvia Plath's Death, Truman Capote Controversy, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.11.13

A dispute over the ownership of case files that informed Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood have cast doubts on the veracity of sections of Capote’s masterpiece; to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Sylvia Plath’s death, the Guardian asked several writers to comment on what Plath’s work means to them, including Jennifer Egan, Sharon Olds, and Lena Dunham; novelist Caroline Leavitt shares a tale of love lost and found, and a pet tortoise named Minnie; and other news.