Posts Tagged: poetry
The Franklin Park Reading Series welcomes a killer line-up featuring The Rumpus’ Roxane Gay, Karen Russell, Elissa Schappell, Leigh Newman, and Michael Heald....more
Ben Greenman heads to the Franklin Park Reading Series to celebrate the release of his new novel The Slippage along with Sam Lipsyte, Toure, Claire Vaye Watkins, and Amelia Gray. The first fifty people at the reading get a Ben Greenman-themed tote bag, with quotes from his short stories.
Welcome to the Rumpus National Poetry Month Project! This is the fifth time in a row we’ve celebrated April with a previously unpublished poem a day. We’ll update this post each day with a link to that day’s poem. Enjoy!
April 1: “To Find Stars In Another Language” by Elizabeth Bradfield
April 2: “To Mercury, In Retrograde” by Randall Mann
April 3: “To Biespiel From United Flight 1037″ by David Biespiel
April 4: “Sawed-Through Link” by Marilyn Nelson
April 5: “Tar Baby” by Amaud Jamaul Johnson...more
The PEN World Voices Festival is celebrating its ninth year and kicks off tonight with a reading titled Bravery. Hosted by comedian and author Baratunde Thurston, the reading will feature readings from “Najwan Darwish, ‘one of the 39 best Arab writers under the age of 40′; Joy Harjo, a formidable voice in the second wave of ‘Native American Renaissance’; Mikhail Shishkin, one of the best contemporary Russian writers; award-winning Caribbean writers Jamaica Kincaid and Earl Lovelace; 2012 German Book Prize winner Ursula Krechel; Air Force Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S.