Monthly Archives: June 2012

Poet and sexual violence victims advocate’s face replaces Sandusky’s on major PSU mural

Days after Jerry Sandusky was arrested in November, his face was removed from a mural on the Penn State campus. Now, days after Sandusky was convicted on 45 of 48 counts, artist Michael Pilato filled that space with the likeness … Continue reading

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Write, yes, but what about publish? NewPages and Duotrope as writers’ resources

First off, let me say that submitting and publishing poems is not for everyone, nor does it have to be. But if you are interested in sending your polished poems out for consideration, or even just learning about some of … Continue reading

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Natasha Trethewey is the new national poet laureate!

Last Thursday, the Library of Congress named Pulitzer Prize-winner poet and Emory University creative writing professor Natasha Trethewey the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States! Have I mentioned–in recent interviews with the York poet laureate perhaps–how happy I am … Continue reading

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Carla Christopher interview part II and review of Jawstruck! performances

Last Friday night, I attended my first poetry event in York county–and what a first foray into the regional literary scene it was. From the collaborative lyric efforts of the WordWide crew to the provocative theatrics of Baltimore’s Mark S. … Continue reading

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