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Poetry front. We hope you
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new books by Jim Daniels
currently available on amazon.com:
SHOW AND TELL: NEW AND SELECTED
POEMS, University of Wisconsin
DETROIT TALES, short stories,
Michigan State University
»»A Poetry Calendar
of sorts: the following is a list compiled by our intern Samantha Mastridge.
It is a list of AnnualPoetry Events she found while surfing the web. Check
it out -- then do your own research to find out more about what you find
Austin International Poetry Festival The 9th annual Austin International
Poetry Festival was held from April 19-22, 2001, with music and visual
art, too. It is billed as one of the largest OPEN poetry festivals anywhere.
The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival Every September, the historical
village of Waterloo, New Jersey hosts the largest poetry festival in
North America, among the grist mill, the ice house, and the old apothecary.
There are four days of readings, discussions, conversations and workshops
taking place throughout the village and in the main tent, which seats
2000. There are usually a dozen simultaneous events going on.
People's Poetry Gathering A Woodstock for words in lower Manhattan.
Next year: April 11-13, 2003. In the tradition of Brazilian string and
the website gives clips, discussion, and a board to post (and read)
National Poetry Video Festival Slam poetry, video poetry, most of the
time both at once.
The Skagit River Poetry Festival This is a biennial festival. The festival
has a strong liaison with the seven rural school districts in the County,
with residencies, performances, and outreach programs.
Dancing Poetry Festival Imagine: dancing, from around the world, mixed
with poetry and elegance, dancing to poetry, in four hours, once a year,
in San Francisco, for the eighth year in a row, olé.
Tucson Poetry Festival. The festival takes place in Arizona in April.
The Los Angeles Poetry Festival.
The New York Underground Poetry and Music Festival. Now, that sounds
worth checking out. It looks like they went hog wild with the music,
but what poet doesn't love music? The lineup includes Ugly Boyfriend,
the Black Pig Liberation Front, Suicide King, Sounds from Venus, and
Toronto's own Selina Martin.
E-Poetry 2001: An International Digital Poetry Festival was the first
convocation of digital poets and artists to focus on the state of art
of digital poetry. The conference brought together practitioners who
have never before appeared together in the same program. Participants
came from countries such as Brazil, the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands,
Spain, Norway, Russia, Japan, and Australia, in addition to Canada and
the U.S. The festival focused on works in networked and programmable
media, kinetic/visual works, hypertext, and multiple practices in digital
O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships May 3, Austin, Texas.
Texas Cowboy Poetry Gathering February 27-March 1, Alpine, Texas
Cowboy Poetry Festival Every January, Elko, Nevada.
Lowell Celebrates Kerouac! first full weekend in October, Lowell, Massachusetts.
at Eye Level by Patricia Wellingham-Jones (Poet’s Corner Press,
2002) is a collection of poems about California’s Great Central
Valley on the cusp of change. The poems range from glimpses of the people
who live there to the wildlife and small flowers of this rural region.
Wellingham-Jones is widely published in the small press, in anthologies
and online and is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Apple Blossoms at
Eye Level is available for $12 postpaid from PWJ Publishing, PO Box 238,
Tehama CA 96090; email email@example.com; website http://www.snowcrest.net/pamelaj/wellinghamjones/home.htm
a friend pregnant with twins, Welcome, Babies by Patricia Wellingham-Jones
is proving popular with people all over the country. The mini-collection
features 16 poems about babies and little children. Wellingham-Jones is
widely published in the small press, in anthologies and online and is
a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. Welcome, Babies is available for $4
postpaid from PWJ Publishing, PO Box 238, Tehama CA 96090; email firstname.lastname@example.org;
website http://www.snowcrest.net/pamelaj/wellinghamjones/home.htm .
website now has a search engine!!!!!! If you check out the main calendar
page of the Journal (where all the 2003 buttons for the different issues
are), you'll see a search engine at the bottom of the page! This is a
KotaPress site-wide search!! Want to read something by your favorite poet,
just do a search! Check it out!
proudly presents Trevor Hewett's new book Drift! This collection is comprised
of some of his KotaPress monthly contributions along with new works. The
run is numbered and signed, with hand printed cover and hand binding done
by our own Kara L.C. Jones. This is one collector's item you don't want
to miss!!! Check it out in our eStore, click
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where you live and find out what the business of you art looks like.
We'll cover everything from revision to the dreaded poet voice, from
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PO Box 514
Vashon, WA 98070
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