Today Poet Geza Tatrallyay will be reading from his new release Sighs and Murmurs. This is item #9 of list of ways to celebrate National Poetry Month.
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Sheema Kalbasi Does it Again
#Sheema Kalbasi, activist, film maker,translator and poet, and I have worked together on a number of projects. She has introduced us to some of the most talented poets in the world. Well she has done it again. Meet #Anthony Roberts.
Videos produced by activist,translator and poet Sheema Kalbasi are being show cased by her company Reelcontent.
Attached is a beautiful poem being recited by Simin Behbahani. Enjoy.
Project Voice co-founder, Sarah Kay shares her work.
I add her to my list of upcoming greats:
Venus Jones and Lady Vee
Quotes by Poets of Note
Would you like to have a few quotes from a few notable poets? Check out this link.
Joan Gelfand provides some helpful information for poets looking to build a wider audience. She sits down with Book Baby for informative interview. See interview.
Joan’s poetry, fiction, reviews, essays and letters have appeared in national and international anthologies, literary journals and webzines. Joan teaches writing for Poetry Inside Out and coaches writers in San Francisco. She is a member of the National Book Critics Circle, Poetry Editor for the “J,” and the Past President of the Women’s National Book Association. Her work has been nominated for Pushcart and Carver Prizes. Joan blogs regularly for the Huffington Post.
Her books are: “A Dreamer’s Guide to Cities and Streams” (SF Bay Press, 2009.) “Here & Abroad,” a chapbook of short fiction (winner of the 2010 Cervena Barva Fiction Award) and “Seeking Center,” Two Bridges Press, 2006. “Transported,” a spoken word CD with original music can be found on itunes & reverbnation.com .