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Wohlfarth Galleries Presents...

I'm excited about this reading I'm doing with Kadija Sesay, 
Trapeta B. Mayson and Dorothea Smartt at the Wohlfarth Gallery.
Join us on the last Saturday of March for this cross cultural
poetry event that will blend Sierra Leonean, Liberian and
Caribbean flavors.
Learn more

Registration Open for Split This Rock 2014!

Since its inaugural festival in 2008, Split This Rock continues to revitalize poetry as a living, breathing art form with profound relevance in daily lives and struggles. To achieve this in 2014, they've enlisted a line-up of nationally- and internationally-known poets including Joy Harjo, Tim Seibles and Yusef Komunyakaa, to name a few. Learn more, then register today!


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NEW BOOK: Comprehending Forever by Rich Villar

Word on the grapevine is that my Willow Books brethren (label mate) Rich Villar's got an uppercut of a debut. I'm amped by what literary giants, like Martin Espada, are saying about this poetry collection. "Rich Villar’s first book is a lyrical collection of love poems, and a great deal more,"according to Espada. "The poet not only praises his beloved; he celebrates the world around him, from Bustelo to the bossa nova, from the Triborough Bridge to Luquillo beach." Learn more

New Technology Physically Connects Readers to Book Characters

Ever wanted to physically feel what a novel's characters felt in a certain scene? Well, the engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology created a book vest lined with "empathy." Read the full article

Writers and Olympic Athletes More Alike Than We Think

I've never speed-skated, and the writers I know aren't cross-country skiing with rifles. Yet, there are commonalities between us and the medal chasers. Read on to learn how

Poetry Special Sale!

There are about 120 poems between Derrick Weston Brown's Wisdom Teeth and my DRIFT. Get them for a grand bargain of 17 cents a poem. Learn More
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