Tag Archive: Poetry Foundation


Hot links and hot licks


Hey there. Yesterday was Mick Jagger’s birthday. I celebrated it at The Rolling Stones Exhibitionism. We took the water taxi from Union Station to Navy Pier. I share some of pics below. Now for the hot links. There’s “Twenty-Two Poem Hacks” by Carmen Giménez Smith at the Poetry Foundation blog. I am going to print …

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You can still submit to Crab Orchard Review & Vine Leaves


Hey there.  How are things?  I have not caught up since my vacation. My desk is a paper-strewn mess.  And I’ve yet to go through all my photos. I did take time last night to go to the Poetry Foundation to see Rosellen Brown receive the Fuller Award from the The Chicago Literary Hall of …

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Literary news: light and dark


It’s another chilly one, but before I can complain about Chicago weather, I only have to look at pictures from Buffalo, NY, where more than five feet of snow blankets the city and more is predicted.  That shuts me up. Besides I don’t really want to post about the weather but literary news. First about …

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This, that, and the other


Happy spring, happy Poetry Month, happy everything. A post on Harriet’s poetry blog on the Poetry Foundation site has been circulating through the waves of the Internet. It’s the one written recently by Camille Rankin and titled “Do What You Do, Love What You Love.” The post talks about how there is no money in …

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