Sunday, January 22, 2012

#TheThePoetics talk with small press publishers & editors

Tuesday, January 24 at 8pm

Hosted by Metta Sáma

Join us when we chat with Reb Livingston (No Tell Books), Matt Bell (Dzanc Books), Heather Buchanan (Aquarius Press), & Katherine Sullivan (YesYes Books & Vinyl Poetry). If you're a small press editor or/and publisher, of a literary journal, series, and/or press, please do add your thoughts and visions!~

To join the conversation, simply type in #thethepoetics as part of your comments! Looking forward to being with you all in this 2012 season~

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Low Residency MFA at UCR Palm Springs

Study poetry with Jill Alexander Essbaum and Matthew Zapruder.

Spend your residencies at a resort in Palm Springs.

Pretty awesome.

Deadline: February 1

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Friday, January 6, 2012

Split This Rock Poetry Festival

March 22-25, 2012
Washington, DC

Poetry by and for the 99%!

Featured Poets, 2012

Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness invites poets, writers, activists, and dreamers to Washington, DC for four days of poetry, community building, and creative transformation. The festival features readings, workshops, panel discussions, youth programming, parties, activism—opportunities to speak out for justice, build connection and community, and celebrate the many ways poetry can act as an agent for social change.

As people’s movements ignite here at home and throughout the world in response to economic inequality, political repression, and environmental degradation, the festival will consider the relationship of poets and poetry to power and to the challenges to power. We will also celebrate the life and work of poet-essayist-teacher-activist June Jordan on the 10th anniversary of her death.

Split This Rock calls poets to a greater role in public life and fosters a national network of socially engaged poets. Building the audience for poetry of provocation & witness from our home in the nation’s capital, we celebrate poetic diversity and the transformative power of the imagination. Please join us in March!