Magazine Articles Tagged With performance

The Poet's Job: How I Make a Living in Poetry

by Ken Waldman

The Practical Writer

Posted 8.18.15

Ken Waldman

Alaska’s Fiddling Poet, who over the past twenty years has been playing his fiddle and reading poems for audiences across the country, talks about how he has built a career—and a life—out of touring and sharing his music and poetry with others. 

 

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Parneshia Jones: Chicago 2015

Posted 8.14.15

Parneshia Jones reads three poems from her debut collection, Vessel, published by Milkweed Editions in 2015, as part of the Page on Stage segment of Poets & Writers Live in Chicago on June 20, 2015.

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Megan Stielstra: Chicago 2015

Posted 8.14.15

Megan Stielstra, author of the essay collections Once I Was Cool (Curbside Splendor, 2013) and Come Here Fear, forthcoming from Harper Perennial, reads an essay as part of the Page on Stage segment of Poets & Writers Live in Chicago on June 20, 2015.

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Lindsay Hunter: Chicago 2015

Posted 8.14.15

Lindsay Hunter, author of the novel Ugly Girls (FSG, 2014), and the story collections Don't Kiss Me (FSG, 2013) and Daddy's (Featherproof Books, 2010), reads "Hit or Miss" as part of the Page on Stage segment of Poets & Writers Live in Chicago on June 20, 2015.

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The Telling Room

by Joshua Bodwell

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.15

March/April 2015

The increasing success and growth of a nonprofit writing center in Portland, Maine,­ reflects the incredible importance of storytelling in the lives of youths.

 

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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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Roxane Gay to Helm New Website, Stephen King on the Future of Books, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.1.14

Lena Dunham decides to pay book tour performers; A Fault In Our Stars banned in California school district; pop songs as Shakespearean sonnets; and other news.

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Opportunities in LA: Los Angeles 2014

Posted 3.14.14

Cheryl Klein, former director of Poets & Writers’ California Office and Readings/Workshops (West), leads a discussion about resources for writers who live in Los Angeles during the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January. Panelists include Lauren Humphrey of 826LA, Rick Lupert of Poetry Superhighway, workshop and reading series leader Tracy Kato-Kirayama, and Terry Wolverton of Writers at Work. 

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Live Lit Blows Through the Windy City

by Carrie Neill

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

The live storytelling scene, commonly known as Live Lit, has taken off in Chicago, often boasting more than fifty shows a month in the Windy City.

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Unterberg Center Turns Seventy-Five

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

The Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y in New York City kicks off a season of special events in honor of its seventy-fifth anniversary, starting with an exhibit of rare photos, letters, and ephemera from the center's storied past.

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