October, 2017

 

October 16th: Stone Soup Poetry featured Margie Shaheed, author of the contest-winning collection Playground: poems  (Hidden Charm Press, 2015).

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Deta Galloway, HCP Publisher Mignon Ariel King, Margie Shaheed, and Cambridge poet and activist Toni Bee. We are holding 4 of Margie Shaheed’s books.  

photo by dexter roberts
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February 2017 Highlights

This essay on intersectional solidarity, written after the Women’s March, is by a Massachusetts Black Lives Matter activist and poet whom I greatly respect.

View story at Medium.com

WRITE LIKE A GIRL

Women Horror Writers in Salem, 2/28


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Black-authored Audiobooks

https://audiblerange.com/categories/playlisted/black-history-listens-for-every-month/?source_code=SNGGBWS0428160007

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Why we need art more than ever post-presidential election 2016:

http://www.vox.com/culture/2016/11/12/13598340/6-writers-why-we-need-art-now

September, 2016

Welcome to the beginning of the poetry season in MA (and a wave to the returning students who keep the city from getting too quiet through May/June of the next calendar year)!

Here’s the Mass Poetry Calendar.  You’re welcome. 😎

https://mapoetryschedule.sched.org/mobile/#page:page-schedule

 

HIGHLIGHT (And date correction)

Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1pm.

 

Plymouth’s Annual Poetry Showcase combined with a juried visual arts show.

 

http://www.ptaow.com/services.html

 

Boston’s New Poet Laureate, 2014

Boston has appointed its 2nd Poet Laureate!  Hurrah to Danielle Legros-Georges!  Kudos to the 1st Poet Laureate of Boston, Sam Cornish (2008-present) on doing Beantown proud for the past seven years!

Danielle Legros Georges Named Boston’s New Poet Laureate