Happiest of holidays to you. I’m very pleased to share my poem “Heritage,” which is up over at Mojave River Review, Vol. 3 No. 2, confronting both violence against women and the our long legacy of violence in the South. I hope you like it. xo
The mail has come, as I was thinking of you I was wondering about the man that delivered your letter when the dogs barked, I didn’t think anything of it was his day suddenly made inexplicably better but I meant to say earlier that I didn’t miss it when your letter fell into his bag when you said
I’ve just gotten back from the 2017 National Finals for Poetry Out Loud, held on April 25-26, 2017 in Washington, D.C. at the Renaissance Dupont Circle and Lisner Auditorium on the GWU campus. What an incredible event. Our North Carolina state champion, Iman Dancy, did an excellent job performing her poems. (“Learning to Love America” and “On Virtue.”) In the
Pleased and honored to have a poem included in the current issue of Iodine Poetry Journal. I am in the company of some very fine poets like Debra Kaufman, Joe Mills, and David Radavich. Find out how to purchase one here.
GET THIS ON YOUR CALENDAR! Second Saturday, September 14th, at Tate Street Coffee House, at 7:00pm. Featured poets are Ann Deagon and Michael Gaspeny. This is going to be WONDERFUL. Michael Gaspeny won the 2012 Randall Jarrell Prize for “Shore Drive.” His latest chapbook Vocation is available from Main Street Rag. Ann Deagon‘s work includes There is No Balm in
On the theme of gratitude: Saturday, June 15, 9:30 am-4:00pm. A visual and writing arts workshop on the theme of Gratitude, with Kim Goldstein and Donna Anthony guiding the group in making soul collages and Judith Behar and Melissa Hassard guiding the group in writing prose or poetry about their soul collages. Place: Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall St., Greensboro.