Monthly Archives: March 2010

Mark Doty and Paul Lisicky Redux

It’s been a few days, but I really did want to spend a moment to reflect on the Paul Lisicky/Mark Doty reading last week.  Both readers were very strong, and really complimented each other well.  Paul Lisicky read from the … Continue reading

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ArtsEdge Residency in Philadelphia

For those of you who are graduating and looking for the next thing to apply to, one good option is the Philadelphia ArtsEdge Residency, run in part through the University of Pennsylvania.  The deadline for this one is April 30th, … Continue reading

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Some Eamon Grennan for St. Patrick’s Day

Through an accidental crack in the curtain I can see the eight o’clock light change from charcoal to a faint gassy blue, inventing things I thought I’d post a little Eamon Grennan in honor of St. Patrick’s Day– Read the … Continue reading

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A Event At Bowery Poetry Club

For all the poets looking for a reason to go to NYC, here is an excuse to do such. Cecilia Woloch and Sharon Mesmer Saturday March 20  at 2 p.m. Bowery Poetry Club 308 Bowery (Between Houston and Bleecker) F … Continue reading

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New Software tool for novelists

I have begun to think of the novel as the marathon of the writing world, and it certainly involves a lot of planning.  Some people work through this with scores of post-it notes and writing on their windows and walls … Continue reading

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Ruth Stone Snippet

This from Ruth Stone: Writing poems about writing poems is like rolling bales of hay in Texas. Nothing but the horizon to stop you. Find the rest of the poem at; it’s taken from “Always on the Train.”

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Another Poetry Contest

I feel as though I should be posting about fiction contests since I am a fiction writer, but I keep getting word about these great poetry contests, so I will continue to post them.  The most recent contest that I … Continue reading

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