Atlanta Writers Conference Registration Now Open: May 7-9, 2021

We are now accepting registrations for our 24th Atlanta Writers Conference on May 7-9, 2021, which will be virtual, with 16 top literary agents and …

Atlanta Writers Conference Registration Now Open: May 7-9, 2021

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The black women who paved the way for Kamala Harris – The Washington Post

The black women who paved the way for Kamala Harris – The Washington Post
— Read on www-washingtonpost-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/01/12/black-women-who-paved-way/

#womenvote #womenwhoserve #women’shistory

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A Different Take on Fairy Tales

Take a listen to Sandy McCambridge’s Rhyming Tales. Please let Sandy know what you think. open.spotify.com/show/2XF5gOyEOrLuT8sseBDJrY

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‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Is A Parting Gift From Actor Chadwick Boseman : NPR

Boseman died of cancer in 2020, not long after he finished shooting this adaptation of August Wilson’s play. His final screen performance — as a troubled trumpet player — ranks among his best.
— Read on www.npr.org/2020/12/18/947142039/ma-raineys-black-bottom-is-a-parting-gift-from-actor-chadwick-boseman

#npr #chadwickboseman #violadavis #denzelwashington

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Poetry Reading as featured poet at the Ocean Side Library,NY with Maria Lisella on December 06,2020

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I’m excited to share the highlights of yesterday’s immersive poetry reading as a featured poet alongside Maria Lisella ( Poet Laureate Queens, NY). It was an absolute honor and privilege to share the space with such an esteemed poet. I’m really thankful to the host Tony Lovino, Director of Ocean Side Library for giving me the opportunity. The evening was brimming with reading by beautiful poets and their creations.Maria read a set of poems ranging from her cultural influence to her ode to her 101 years old mother and ended up on a funny note with few of her humorous poems.

Maria Lisella is the Poet Laureate of Queens, NY and the author of three books of poetry, most recently Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books, 2014).A poet and travel writer, she is a graduate of Queensborough Community College and Queens College, holds a Master’s degree from NYU-Polytechnic Institute, and…

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Joe Biden’s love for Seamus Heaney is evidence of a soul you can trust | Jonathan Jones | Books | The Guardian

The president-elect has often quoted Heaney’s poetry, with his reading of The Cure at Troy going viral after his election victory
— Read on www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2020/nov/09/joe-biden-love-for-seamus-heaney-poetry

#poetrymatters #poetrycommunity #seamusheaney #joebiden #pmpturns20

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WWW Wednesday #November 4th

This meme is currently hosted by Sam @Taking on a World of Words. To take part all you need to do is answer the following questions: What are you …

WWW Wednesday #November 4th

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100 Black novelists you should read, Abi Daré to Zora Neale Hurston

Fiction humanizes the Black experience and enlightens readers by helping them see the world through a Black author’s perspective.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/picture-gallery/entertainment/books/2020/08/20/100-black-novelists-you-should-read-abi-dare-zora-neale-hurston/3299705001/

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Call for Submissions

This call for poems and short stories written or translated to english from South Asian writers. pratikmagazine.blogspot.com/2020/10/submissions-date-extended-for-pratiks.html

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A “Tired Non-Conformist” | Shadow & Substance

I recently posted a link to the interview Rod Serling did with Mike Wallace in 1959, just before the Twilight Zone debuted. It’s filled with insights, but one moment in particular, I think, stands out for any fan. After Serling details some of his censorship fights with sponsors, he notes that because the stories on…
— Read on thenightgallery.wordpress.com/2011/06/22/the-tired-non-conformist/

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