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Sidwell Friends School Visit

Thanks to poet Hayes Davis, who brought me through Sidwell Friends Thursday to speak to his class and do a reading in the school's library at lunch time. Read more in the school's write-up. (An Obama sighted: Malia and her friend walked through the library's lower level, where the reading was. A brotha got hyped for a minute, thinking, "Malia's going to be at this reading!" But she was just passing through, on her way to the dodge ball game between the English classes). I still had a ball, enjoyed answering questions and signing the library's copies of DRIFT. (Here's a list of upcoming readings and events). 

Split This Rock Recap

I missed a lot at this year's Split This Rock. Thank God, Sarah and her crew posted the festival's highlights that include photos, video recorded readings (shout out to Jack Gordon!) and the 2014 centos. Learn more



3 The Hard Way: A Poetry Reading

It's going down in "Queen City" on May 10. I'm honored to be reading with Cedric Tillman and Derrick Weston Brown at the Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC. Learn more

The Writer magazine on Inspiration

As a writer, sometimes I'm starved for inspiration, looking every place for it instead of the obvious. According to the magazine, "writers of all genres" can find their muse by simply turning "to history..." Learn more

Got Any Art-Related News?

Maybe you have a new book you want help promoting. Or there's a cool art project you want highlighted. The Hourglass Flow is happy to help spread the word. Contact me with your art news.

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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