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Contribute to José Gouveia’s Cancer Recovery and Honor a Generous Spirit December 2, 2013: Our friends at Split This Rock are collecting funds in support of José Gouveia: an important member of the poetry community on Cape Cod who is battling cancer, again! Martín Espada--a poet, essayist, and a good friend of José--has contributed a poem to the Split This Rock Foundation's blog. In addition to collecting contributions for [...] by

Split This Rock Launches New Award for Poetry and Activism October 18, 2013: This inaugural winner of Split This Rock's new Freedom Plow Award, for work in poetry and activism, is reporter, activist, and poet: Eliza Griswold. Name sound familiar? Griswold recently wrote about a form of Afghani folk poetry called "landays" for Poetry Magazine and for the Poetry Foundation website. (Take a peak here!) A collection of [...] by

Split This Rock Open Poetry Competition July 16, 2013: Contest alert: The Split This Rock poetry competition is taking submissions.  The annual contest, currently in its 7th year, will be judged by 2012 National Book Award Finalist and Cave Canem teacher Tim Seibles. Split This Rock aims to create cohesive, politically active communities through poetry. As their site explains: The [...] by

AWP: Some Thoughts 1 April 12, 2010: It’d been six years since my last visit to AWP. This is not a confession. I had a strange time back then, adrift, inadequate feeling. You know, not feeling that I’d done enough, that I wasn’t pulling my own weight as a poet in the world. This is another way of saying that at that point in my career, I was so dependent upon the [...] by