Good beautiful sunset evening, friends. I've got tears crawling up my throat, so I'm gonna start with some things that are motivating the happy tears... An Interview With Me from my good friends at Black Moss Press! It's #NationalPoetryMonth and so many folks are doing incredible things with poetry - from live-streaming poems on demand… Continue reading Let’s Start With the Good
Did you see the beautiful morning light? It came in like a hug from the sun, and oh how it lifted my spirit! That was some post yesterday. I hope you're still my friends! I promise the bull has gone back to pasture...away, away, away. Please don't stop sending me things on socials! I am… Continue reading Instant Poetry #NPM2020
The final days of National Poetry Month are upon us! I hope that you've taken some time this month to read poetry, write poetry, share poetry! And, of course, that this becomes a habit and National Poetry Month becomes National Poetry Forever! There are some local poetry events happening over the next few weeks, I'd… Continue reading #NPM2018 – Final days: blogs, events and more!
"Consider me a poetry slut with a lot of lovers in the form of poetic styles. I’m especially hot for poems that break rules." Amanda Earl, AngelHouse/DevilHouse Press publisher, poet National Poetry Month continues! With just under two weeks left, I want to keep the momentum of sharing incredible poets and connecting them to you,… Continue reading Small Press Spotlight on AngelHouse/DevilHouse Press – #NPM2018
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 It’s National Poetry Month Y’all! How will you celebrate?
National Poetry Month is nearing its end, but the energy is far from fading! I'm off to Toronto this weekend for two readings! On Saturday night, I'll be back at The Steady Cafe to share the tiki stage with poets Adebe DeRango-Adem and Samantha Bernstein, and I'll be bringing musical goddess Carmel Liburdi from Detroit… Continue reading National Poetry Month – Toronto Bound!
Another wild and wonderful week! Tuesday, April 18, 2017 I'll be heading to Sarnia during the day to speak to about 100 kids about poetry and writing! Thank you to Rhonda Melanson for hooking this up! I'm so excited to meet the students and get them all fired up about poetry! From 6:30pm to 8:30pm… Continue reading National Poetry Month Events Continue! #NPM2017
Ah, Richard. I met Richard at BookFest Windsor a few years ago. He was one of the YA (young adult) authors in attendance at the festival, and he participated in the award ceremony for the student writing contest winners. By 'participate' I mean he gave a kick-ass, engaging, entertaining and heartfelt talk to the students… Continue reading Guest Writer Interview with Richard Scarsbrook