Magazine Articles Tagged With poetry

Heaven by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

Posted 6.17.15

Rowan Ricardo Phillips reads three poems from his new collection, Heaven, published in June by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Rethinking Poetic Citizenship

by Momo Chang

News and Trends

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

In an effort to open writing contests and grants to undocumented immigrants, a group called the “Undocupoets” successfully petitions some of the most prominent presses and literary organizations in America.

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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.

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My Feelings by Nick Flynn

Posted 6.17.15

Nick Flynn reads three poems from his new collection, My Feelings, published in June by Graywolf Press.

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An Inspired Archive of African Poetry

by Stacia L. Brown

News and Trends

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

Since its founding in 2008, Badilisha Poetry X-Change has built the largest online archive of contemporary African poetry, including work by nearly four hundred poets from more than thirty countries across Africa and the diaspora. Now, with the launch of a new mobile site, Badilisha is making African poetry more accessible and interactive to millions of Africans.

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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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