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The Philadelphia Citizen Charts Poet Laureate Frank Sherlock’s Write Your Block Project and Its Effects January 8, 2016: More now in poet laureate news. Frank Sherlock’s term as Philadelphia poet laureate may have ended in December, and yet his Write Your Block project lives on. From Philadelphia Citizen: It’s [...] by

Little Lamb, Who Made Thee January 7, 2016: The pathology report was terrifying. It said the primary tumor was ugly: highly aggressive triple negative breast cancer, necrotic, reproducing at a rate beyond fast. And my friends, many of them [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 1) August 25, 2015: “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” —Audre Lorde While I am very much a fan of recovery [...] by

(Soma)tic Reading Enhancements INSTALLMENT #1 June 4, 2015: A thousand different readers of a poem make a thousand different poems. The creativity in the reading percolates through the same membrane as the writing. (Soma)tic reading enhancements like [...] by

5 Hours of National Poetry Month April 24, 2015: For the uberx driver who thought it a coincidence that my name was Yolanda like the Yolanda Adams he was listening to on the radio at the exact moment my request came through. For asking me, is this [...] by

I Don’t Know How To Live April 17, 2015: In This Connection of Everyone With Lungs, Juliana Spahr’s “Poem Written from November 30, 2002 to March 27, 2003” opens with a litany of thoughts upon waking in the morning to the sound of [...] by

Shoot, If That Ain’t Too Pretty April 17, 2015: CUNY Chapbook Festival March 31-April 2, 2015 I always try to spend at least a bit of time at the CUNY Chapbook Festival, an annual few-day event staged at the Graduate Center’s main building on [...] by

DAMMIT FRANKIE. On Ryan Eckes’s Old News May 3, 2014: In which I talk about reading Ryan Eckes’s Old News and Ryan talks about making Old News Divya: Reading Old News Philly’s poetry scene has had more than its fair share of interesting Franks [...] by

Philadelphia’s Second Poet Laureate is…. FRANK SHERLOCK! January 31, 2014: Woohoo! Yay! Congratulations Frank Sherlock! Via Philly.com– At a City Hall ceremony Friday, Mayor Nutter will announce the appointment of Frank Sherlock, 44, as the second poet laureate of [...] by

Flavorwire’s Guerrilla Poetry Brigade July 9, 2013: Here’s a great one, courtesy of Flavorwire: “10 Guerrilla Poetry Projects.” Let’s first take a look at Emily P. Lawsin’s project, a spoken word performance honoring [...] by