Magazine Articles Tagged With poetry

Why We Write: San Francisco 2015

Posted 4.30.15

Melissa Faliveno, associate editor of Poets & Writers Magazine, leads a conversation with authors Wendy Lesser, Yiyun Li, Alejandro Murguia, D. A. Powell, and Michelle Tea about the personal, political, and professional reasons we choose to write while living in a culture, a family, or a community that doesn’t always value what we do.

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Surrounded By Friends by Matthew Rohrer

Posted 4.15.15

Matthew Rohrer reads five poems from his collection Surrounded By Friends, published in April by Wave Books. 

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Kay Ryan: San Francisco 2015

Posted 2.18.15

Former U.S. poet laureate Kay Ryan, author most recently of The Best of It: New and Selected Poems, which received the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2010, reads a selection of her work at Poets & Writers Live: Inspiration in San Francisco on January 10, 2015.

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Blue Yodel by Ansel Elkins

Posted 2.10.15

Ansel Elkins reads three poems from her debut collection, Blue Yodel, forthcoming in March from Yale University Press.

 

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Kundiman Expands to Fiction

by Ryan Lee Wong

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.15

March/April 2015

Kundiman, the New York City–based organization that hosts a prestigious annual retreat for Asian American poets, celebrates its ten-year anniversary by launching its inaugural fiction retreat this spring.

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Writing the Road: Advice for Touring Poets

by Travis Mossotti

Special Section

Posted 2.10.15

Travis Mossotti

Scraping together funds and piling into vans, poets like Nick Demske, Kate Greenstreet, Ada Limón, Zachary Schomburg, and Joshua Marie Wilkinson take to the road for a different kind of book tour—one that puts human connection above book sales.

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Little Free Library Crackdown, Langston Hughes Production, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.5.15

Poet Elise Partridge has died; Harper Lee novel number one at Amazon; authenticity in fiction; and other news.

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Resources for Writers and the Role of Community: San Francisco 2015

Posted 2.3.15

Jamie Asaye FitzGerald, director of Poets & Writers’ Readings & Workshops (West), leads a discussion about resources available to writers in San Francisco, the importance of community, and how various literary communities can support one another. Panelists include Stacey Lewis of City Lights Books, Laura Moriarty of Small Press Distribution, Joyce Jenkins of Poetry Flash, Janis Cooke Newman of the Grotto, and Jason Bayani of Kearny Street Workshop.

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Kay Ryan Poetry Keynote: San Francisco 2015

Posted 1.30.15

Former U.S. poet laureate Kay Ryan, author most recently of The Best of It: New and Selected Poems, which received the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2010, reads a selection of her work at Poets & Writers Live: Inspiration in San Francisco on January 10, 2015.

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Literary Resolutions, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy Made a Dame, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.31.14

The year of the female essayist; Melville House sells out of Torture Report in one day; the history of pulp fiction; and other news.

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