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Split This Rock Interviews Freedom Plow Finalist Francisco Aragón April 5, 2017: As you might recall, last week we mentioned Split This Rock’s interview with 2017 Freedom Plow recipient, Christopher Soto, on its blog, Blog This Rock. This week, Blog This Rock presents [...] by

Congratulations to 2017 Freedom Plow Recipient, Christopher Soto (aka Loma) March 30, 2017: As they do every other year, Split This Rock is awarding the Freedom Plow Award for Poetry & Activism. This year’s recipient is Christopher Soto (who also goes by Loma). He’s the [...] by

‘Poetry is a Welcome’: Split This Rock Poetry Festival ‘Love Bombs’ D.C. April 14, 2016: Split This Rock’s biannual poetry festival kicked off last night across the D.C. area with poetry readings and special events “working to bring poetry back into social justice [...] by

Ocean Vuong Interviewed at Split This Rock February 17, 2016: At Split This Rock, Tanya Olson talks to Ocean Vuong about his debut collection Night Sky With Exit Wounds (Copper Canyon 2016), citizenship, performing poems, Zen practice, and a bid for poet [...] by

Split This Rock Launches The Quarry June 24, 2015: Did you know that now there is a public database of contemporary, socially-engaged poetry? It’s true! It just launched! The Quarry comes to you courtesy of Split This Rock: a social justice and [...] by

Mark Nowak Talks About His Poetry Activism at Split This Rock March 24, 2015: Poet and activist Mark Nowak is interviewed at Split This Rock! Talk about a good perception of the poetry workshop. In response to a question about the role of dialogue in his poetry activism, Nowak [...] by

Rounding Up the Best of the Best of 2014 December 19, 2014: The recommendations are flowing like sand in soapy hourglasses. Lists of best-of-2014 publications are everywhere. Here are some. Some! How could we possibly keep track? These are in not much of a [...] by

Split This Rock Joins PEN American Center to Protest United States’s Refusal of Entry to Amjad Nasser October 6, 2014: Remember when we told you about Department of Homeland Security officers at Heathrow Airport denying the British-Jordanian poet, Amjad Nasser, the right to travel into the United States to deliver a [...] by

Busboys and Poets Award Presented to Martín Espada October 3, 2014: Last month Martín Espada received the Busboys and Poets Award, given in recognition of a poet’s achievements and as a way to pay tribute to Langston Hughes (who worked as a busboy before [...] by

LOC Responds to STR’s Open Letter with an Open Letter June 12, 2014: In response to Split This Rock’s recent open-letter to Librarian of Congress, Dr. James Billington, urging him to appoint a person of color as the next Poet Laureate, Rob Casper, Head of the [...] by