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#TBT Reading “At the End” at the Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities

September 7, 2017

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Back in April of 2014, I was invited to read “At the End,” which won an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition and was first published by ONE, by Jacar Press.

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“What Catches the Light” | poem publication

August 2, 2017

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I am thrilled and honored to have “What Catches the Light” up on Red Paint Hill Poetry Journal this month. Love and gratitude to founder and managing editor Stephanie Bryant Anderson, along with editors and staff E. Kristin Anderson, Deidre Sloss, and KB Ballantine, for including this poem alongside fine work by poets Avra Elliot, […]

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The 2018 Gathering of Poets | Save the date!

May 4, 2017

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It has been a deep honor and pleasure to work on The Gathering of Poets the past two years with Richard Krawiec and Jacar Press. A couple of weeks ago, Jacar Press announced that Lynn Emanuel will be on the faculty for the Gathering of Poets to be held March 24, 2018 in Winston-Salem, NC […]

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On grief

April 12, 2017

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Because of my finances, I haven’t traveled with the kids as much as I’d have liked to. As a child, I grew up traveling quite a bit and know the deep value in understanding that the world is both bigger than you think, but at the same time, also smaller – The last time we […]

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RED SKY | Poetry on the global epidemic of violence against women

November 1, 2016

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I’m really honored to have had the opportunity to work on this project, and proud of the book. An important and timely issue — though not an easy one, to be certain — this is a beautiful book and I hope you’ll consider picking up a copy. If you’d like a copy for review, please […]

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Poetry Readings, An Interview, and much Gratitude

July 9, 2015

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Deep, deep appreciation and admiration goes to Abigail Browning and Ray Crampton, for the tremendous job you guys are doing over at Tate Street Society, and for inviting me to come by last month and talk about Women Writers of the Triad, Sable Books, and some of the projects and work I’ve been honored to be a part of.  (You […]

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Chromium-6 in the water in Joshua Tree, California

July 3, 2015

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So a dear friend posts the following on FaceBook: Make sure you read the insert on Chromium 6/Hexavalent chromium in your Joshua Basin Water District water bill this month. I can’t find it on their website as of yet, but where Erin Brockovich when she’s needed? (Shared with permission per the note from the water district.) […]

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Writing for Peace Adviser Richard Krawiec: Racism A Core Problem in American History

June 20, 2015

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Sharing this important comment on our culture, our silence, the racism in our country today. From Richard Krawiec.

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April at Tate Street Coffee House | Richard Krawiec & Crystal Simone Smith

April 3, 2015

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Today’s the official book launch for Richard Krawiec’s Women Who Loved Me Despite (Press 53), and next Saturday April 11, Women Writers of the Triad is thrilled to host Richard‘s reading over at Tate Street Coffee House (7:00-9:00p.m.) along with Crystal Simone Smith. Bios and poetry will be posted over on the event page– please make plans to join us for a wonderful reading. If […]

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SOLD OUT: Women’s Writing Retreat | Ocracoke in Winter

December 15, 2014

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Ocracoke in Winter Friday, February 27 through Sunday, March 1, 2015 Cost: $650* (earlybird)  before January 15, 2015 after January 15, 2015, cost is $750* Space is limited, so reserve your space early. Welcome women writers of any genre, and at any level. Come and spend a weekend with SistaWRITE, featuring 2014 North Carolina Literary Hall […]

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