Open Letter to White Poets

Poets, what is an artist’s responsibility to the political moment? Poet Danez Smith raises that issue here. http://donshare.blogspot.com/2014/11/open-letter-to-white-poets-from-danez.html
Read his powerful, succinct poem “juxtaposing the black boy & bullet” here: http://blogthisrock.blogspot.com/2014/01/poem-of-week-danez-smith.html
#DanezSmith #Ferguson #poetry

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Danez Smith, from Split This Rock

Musehouse: Fall Catalog

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Check out the fall offerings from Musehouse.

Originally posted on Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets:

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Check out the fall offerings at Musehouse in Mt. Airy.

http://www.musehousecenter.com

Lynn Levin is offering two four-week courses in October, one on working with prompts for poetry writing, and the other in writing poems using short forms (triolet, rondel, and so on).

Amongst others offering workshops this fall are Kristina Moriconi, Grant Clauser, and Leonard Gontarek.

Here’s their full catalog:
http://www.musehousecenter.com/Musehouse_Fall-2014.pdf

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