Monthly Archives: July 2012

Yes, it’s ok to love sports AND poetry: NPR, Olympics, LA Review of Books, poems…oh yeah, and Steelers

Because, blissfully, it is nearly football season, I feel I should go ahead and warn you that I’m a lifelong, diehard, mouthy Steelers fan who will find a way to incorporate her fanaticism into every tweet or blog post between … Continue reading

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New Cumberland poet self-publishes book on faith, family and more

Daniel J. Allen was born Dec. 12, 1971, in a town called Ridgeway, Wis., the sixth of seven children. His father was a minister and his mother a homemaker.  Allen now lives in New Cumberland, Pa. He is the father … Continue reading

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More on writing groups: Midtown Poets with guest Nathaniel Gadsden TONIGHT at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg

So I blogged early this month on the importance of writing groups and/or a writing buddy, and I wanted to come back to that topic because there are some great, active writing groups in this region. When I was just … Continue reading

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You are not alone: On the importance of writing groups and writing buddies

My first day of grad school, I met my #WSF. That’s the affectionate, shortened, Twitter-fied term we use to refer to each other. It stands for Writing Spouse Forever. Her name is Teneice, and for the past eight years, she’s … Continue reading

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