Monthly Archives: October 2009

These old houses

A friend of mine passed along this link to a feature on the NYTimes arts blog.  Apparently, Emily Dickinson’s house is sadly in need of repair.  It’s amazing how much an old house can do for the memory of a … Continue reading

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and something blue.

I was looking for some spooky poems to put up for Halloween, and found something old and something new. [I’m into snippeting; I hope you don’t mind] …the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread … Continue reading

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Reading at the Newark Art Kitchen

This evening, at five thirty p.m. the Newark Art Kitchen–that lovely purveyor of both cupcakes and colored pencils–is hosting the MFA program for a special reading. It’s a really wonderful opportunity for the MFA program because the reading is local … Continue reading

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KGB Reading: Total Success.

Just wanted to post up here what should be clear to everyone who went this Saturday–the KGB student reading was a lot of fun and definitely showcased some fine writing.  Maria Luna started off the night with some humorous but … Continue reading

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Jayne Anne Phillips Rocks: A Reader’s Retrospective

Check out a reader’s perspective of our own Jayne Anne in PIF Magazine! I grew up in the wilds of northern Wisconsin, wanting to be a writer, but who would be my models?

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Looking for a good contest to submit to?

And you have a piece between 4,ooo and 12,000 words? And you’re a woman? Well, then. I may have the opportunity for you.  Kore Press is running it’s annual chapbook contest, and they are looking for submissions upwards of 4,000 … Continue reading

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Student reading at KGB this Saturday, from 7-9.

The KGB Bar is a very well-known literary bar on the Lower East Side, and this weekend it will be featuring several readers from the Rutgers-Newark MFA, including two of our bloggers!  Come check out Saeed Jones, Maria Luna, Dena … Continue reading

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