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BE PART OF A WORLD RECORD FOR NATIONAL POETRY MONTH & more local events!
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BE PART OF A WORLD RECORD FOR NATIONAL POETRY MONTH & more local events!

NATIONAL POETRY MONTH – CONTEST INFO FOR WORLD RECORD! Commaful, the on-line writer’s community I posted about in August 2017, is attempting a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the LARGEST POETRY CONTEST IN THE WORLD! They are attempting to beat the current world record for most poems submitted in a contest. Currently, the record amount of submissions … Continue reading

National Poetry Month – Poet Spotlight – Alice Major
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National Poetry Month – Poet Spotlight – Alice Major

NATIONAL POETRY MONTH – POET SPOTLIGHT ON ALICE MAJOR! What I admire and appreciate about Alice Major is her wisdom and creativity. It’s a joy for me to shine a light on the delightful Alice Major! We’ve shared stages and conferences, and her poetry always moves my brain into different realms of thought – that’s … Continue reading

It’s National Poetry Month Y’all! How will you celebrate?
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It’s National Poetry Month Y’all! How will you celebrate?

It’s National Poetry Month and this year, we’re celebrating 20 years of celebrating!  There are loads of people, places and poetic happenings to celebrate this month (and always!) over at the League of Canadian Poets website. As always, the League is a solid lead for poets across the country. Stay connected to the League of … Continue reading

A New Book for Mulhern! Book Launch April 4, 2018!
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A New Book for Mulhern! Book Launch April 4, 2018!

Previously on the blog, I interviewed Mary Ann about her book ‘How We Fare’ – published by Black Moss Press in April 2016. It’s been just about two years since then and I am happy to share with you that Mary Ann’s next book of poetry is launching ONE WEEK FROM TODAY!  And, in fact, it’s … Continue reading

Plenty of Things
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Plenty of Things

Like chocolate… A delicious gift I was given just this morning after spending two glorious hours with a group of poets in a ‘World of Poetry’ class. I was invited to speak about poetry, and then participate in a salon-style poetry session. It was a perfect morning, really. I can talk about poetry and writing … Continue reading