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2014 Split This Rock Poetry Festival

It's going down, right now! (Congrats to my former teacher and mentor, Joy Harjo, on her poem, Anchorage, being Split This Rock's Poem of the Week!) Festival Pre-Registration is now CLOSED but On-Site Registration is Available. You may register for the festival at the Human Rights Campaign Equality Forum (1640 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036) on Thursday, March 27 (8:30am to 5:30pm), Friday, March 28 (8:30am to 5:30pm) and Saturday, March 29 (8:30am to 4pm). Registration is $120 for general admission, $45 for students (with valid ID), and $50 for single day passes. Download a hard copy (PDF version) -- here's a hard copy Word version -- of the registration form you can bring with you to the festival. Check out the event schedule

An Evening of Poetry

In the words of Derrick Weston Brown, host of tomorrow's reading: There's so much Poetry related stuff going on this weekend. Of course Split This Rock is going down with readings galore, but you'd be a sucker not to put his reading on your high priority list this Saturday. Saturday,March 29th 2014. Get ready! A great evening of poetry is about to be had!!!  With that said, don't be a sucker. Check us out tomorrow at 7pm. More details here. Also at 1pm is Venus Thrash's book release of her debut poetry collection, The Fateful Apple, at The Center for Poetic Thought (formerly The American Poetry Museum). Here's additional info.



An Imitation of Life

This third novel by New Zealand author Laura Solomon centers around Celia Doom, a giantess diagnosed with progeria, a syndrome that causes her body to age three times the normal rate. She's somehow connected to the destruction of her hometown. Here's what the San Francisco Book Review had to say: "Told through the staggeringly poingnant voiceof Celia herself, we are introduced to a 'monster's' perspective of the world." Read more

Best Poetry Podcasts

YRTEOP ("POETRY" turned around) has a rundown of its favorite poetry podcasts. If you have a favorite that's not listed, let me know -- Facebook or email -- and I'll highlight them on my blog throughout National Poetry Month. 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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