Pre-order deadline extended. Pittsburgh poet rocks DC gallery. New app gives Pan African journey through poetry. Read these and more at The Hourglass Flow.
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Pre-order Deadline Extended for POINT BLANK!

Due to the wonderful support around POINT BLANK, Silver Birch Press decided to extend pre-orders to Oct. 15th. If you haven't pre-ordered yet, that gives you less than two weeks to do so through PayPal and get it for $12 (pay no shipping cost and taxes). Silver Birch Press only accepts debit/credit card pre-orders. You can contact me for details through Facebook Messager or email me at Learn more about POINT BLANK through this interactive press release. 



A few weeks ago, Le Hinton gave a reading at the Wohlfarth Galleries in DC's Brookland neighborhood. Boy, did he put his foot in it! Here's an interactive recap of that reading through photos, videos and the social media reactions from the crowd that live-tweeted the event. Learn more


Timeline of Pan Africanism 
Through Poetry

Sable Magazine's Editor and Publisher Kadija Sesay created this web app to teach young people about Pan African poets. Learn more

Poet Hayes Davis on Grace Cavalieri's "The Poet and The Poem"

If you don't know about Grace Cavalieri's public radio series, you're missing out on a treasure. This segment includes poet Hayes Davis talking about his new book, Let Our Eyes Linger, and sharing some poems. Listen to the interview.

New Exhibit Shines a Light on Local Talent

Through Their Eyes - coming Fri., Oct. 14 to the Prince George's African American Museum - showcases the work of select alumni of the visual arts programs at Suitland High School and Northwestern High School. See flyer for details

Order DRIFT!

"...climbing aboard these poems...the first thing I noticed were the many passengers," according to the Coal Hill Review. "It made me realize how I’ve been reading too much of the loner stuff, speakers isolated from the world..." Read the full review, then purchase DRIFT

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