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August Monthly Meeting

1st August 2015 – Poet Laureates

We were blessed this month with not just one but two poet laureates. Serena Arthur, Birmingham’s current Young Poet Laureate and Roy McFarlene, Birmingham’s 2010 – 2011 Poet Laureate joined us to talk about the process of becoming Poet Laureate and what it has meant to them. 312 more words


Bringing Your Poems to Life: Workshop with Armand Brint at Emandal Farm

Wednesday, August 26 to Sunday August 30
Residential Poetry Workshop with Armand Brint
Emandal Farm – 40 minutes northeast of Willits

“Bringing Your Poems to Life” is intended to help poets increase the impact of their work. 41 more words


Poetry Birdhouse

I was in New Shoreham in the spring, stopping at the bagel place, and Suzanne pointed out that on a patio table there was a little birdhouse where people were encouraged to contribute a poem to a small notebook. 297 more words

Sharing Stories: Appalachian Writers Retreat

 For 38 years, writers have been gathering on the banks of Troublesome Creek in Hindman, Kentucky, to write, learn, share stories, fellowship and honor Kentucky literary greats like James Still.   1,262 more words



In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.   Robert Frost 

Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. 118 more words


Poet Laureate! Not this time :)

I entered a poetry competition to win a week’s stay at the Pacuare Nature Reserve in Costa Rica and to become their Poet Laureate for a year and as you can see from the title, I did not win :) 245 more words


Chautauqua 2015, Week One: Robert Pinsky

I’m back at The Chautauquan Daily for the summer as the literary arts reporter! Each week, I get to interview individuals working in the field that are visiting the… 75 more words