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Patricia Smith – Black, Poured Directly into the Wound

Prairie winds blaze through her tumbled belly, and Emmett’s

red yesterdays refuse to rename her any kind of mother. 82 more words

@ the NY Times: a contemporary ghazal

Patricia Smith – And He Stays Dead

You can convince your young body to slide on the cloak of savage —bare your teeth towards the clock and pretend you don’t feel the hollow. 31 more words

Episode 297: Paul Muldoon & Patricia Smith!

Episode 297 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. 55 more words


Patricia, See What You've Done?

Over the last decade, as the literary awards and the critical acclaim have continued to swell, I’ve repeatedly told my wife Patricia Smith: “This is who you are now.” But she could never bring herself to believe it. 255 more words

poetry talk

If you like listening to no-holds-barred conversation about poetry, check out The Poetry Gods. The podcast series, hosted by Aziza Barnes, Jon Sands… 41 more words


Strange Fruit and Social Justice

By David Michael Newstead.

Patricia Smith wins the first Abel Meeropol Social Justice Writing Award on Nov. 12, 2017. Opening remarks from Ellen Meeropol and Robert Meeropol with musical performances by Pamela Means. 18 more words

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Cascadia Poetry Festival Tacoma

Here comes the Cascadia Poetry Festival! Get thee to Tacoma! Events begin on Thursday evening, October 12, 2017, 7:00pm, at King’s Books and continue all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Washington State History Museum. 72 more words