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Hear the women poets of York ‘raise their voices’ on First Friday

York Poet Laureate Carla Christopher and the women of WORDWide will give a spoken word performance called “Raise Your Voices” 7 to 9 p.m. First Friday (Oct. 4) at New Grounds Roasting Company, 284 W. Market St., York. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Second annual Jawstruck! Spoken Word and Performance Festival: Submit through May 20, attend June 7

I attended this event last year — its first year — and I can assure you: The name is apt. In fact, the point of Jawstruck! is to present poetry so real and moving that it leaves you picking your … Continue reading

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Interview: Baltimore poet and Publishing Genius editor Adam Robinson

  I’ve only been to one, but I can definitely say: an Adam Robinson reading is not a typical reading. The audience is alert, I promise you, because Robinson has mastered the deliberate pause (even if he announces he’s going … Continue reading

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York County Poet Laureate Carla Christopher talks to me about York’s literary scene, young writers and how to get Jawstruck! this Friday

It is a great comfort to me that there are still local, state and national poet laureates–poets who are looking out for other poets. And it’s an even greater comfort that Carla Christopher is representing us here in York County. … Continue reading

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York County poets, prepare to be JAWSTRUCK!

National Poetry Month may be over, but poetry lives, as it always has and will. Carla Christopher is doing the good work of a poet laureate by promoting JAWSTRUCK! The First Annual Spoken Word and Performance Poetry Competition and Festival, … Continue reading

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