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Poets on Poetry | A Virtual Village of Discovery and Poetics

Posted on 7th May, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

“You compose first, then you listen for the reverberation.” – James Fenton
I’m pleased to share that my labor of love & imagination, P.O.P (Poets on Poetry), has found a wonderful home within the Academy of American Poets! Thank you Academy of American Poets!
Check out the introductory essay here: http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/text/poets-poetry-virtual-village-discovery-and-poetics
More soon! Such gratitude in finding the best home [...]



Post National Poetry Month | 2014 | Poetry Goddess | Huffington Post

Posted on 7th May, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

Deconstructing the Poetry Goddess by Jill Di Donato



The Eighth Annual Young Poets’ Evening at NAC

Posted on 1st April, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

 

 
Eighth Annual Young Poets Evening at the National Art Club
Hosted by Dara Mandle
Readings: Rachel Eliza Griffiths | Dan Magers | Farrah Field | Jared White
April 7 | 8 pm | National Arts Club | 15 Gramercy Park South NY NY 10003
 



Black Renaissance Noire | March 28 | 7 – 9 pm

Posted on 26th March, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

Black Renaissance Noire & The Institute of African American Affairs
present Spring/Summer 2014 Issue Release, Volume 14, Issue 1
Cover Art: Rachel Eliza Griffiths
Readings & Reception, Friday March 28, 7-9 pm
New York University | 19 University Place, Room 102 | NY NY 10003
Readings: Kwame Dawes, Marcus J. Guillory, Linda Janet Holmes, and Rachel Eliza Griffiths
Free & Open [...]



Brooklyn Poets on BK Live!

Posted on 5th March, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

A great day with Brooklyn Poets!
Link: http://vimeo.com/85479094
 



Brooklyn Poets | Workshop II : Interior Images

Posted on 5th March, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

B R O O K L Y N   P O E T S  | Workshop: Interior Images
Risking Sight & Sense
“Lively and intact in a recurring wave / Of arrival. The soul establishes itself. / But how far can it swim out through the eyes / And still return safely to its nest?” John Ashbery [...]



‘Poetic Explorations’ | 2013 Poets Forum, NYC

Posted on 11th January, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

 
Published on Jan 6, 2014

Rachel Eliza Griffiths is a poet and photographer. She spoke at the 2013 Poets Forum on the     subject of “Poetic Explorations.” Griffiths discusses the various cultural and literary influences that shaped her book of poems, MULE & PEAR (New Issues, 2011).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haQ_hYQ_tjs

 
 



Muriel Rukeyser Centennial Celebrations!

Posted on 27th November, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

Thursday, December 5, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Muriel Rukeyser Centenary Celebration:
A Life in Poetry

Poets and stars from other disciplines will offer readings from Muriel Rukeyser’s The Life of Poetry (Paris Press, 1996) and poems, and reflect on how Rukeyser’s writing impacted their own work and lives. Featuring readings and reflections by Jen Benka, Kate Clinton, Jan Freeman, [...]



Page Meet Stage with Rachel Eliza Griffiths & Stevie Edwards | October 16

Posted on 30th September, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

 
DATE: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
TITLE: Page Meets Stage with Rachel Eliza Griffiths & Stevie Edwards
TIME: 8:00 to 9:30 pm
ADMISSION: $12/$6 students
VENUE: The DL Lounge (in the Red Room)
ADDRESS: 95 Delancey St. at Ludlow
DIRECTIONS: F/M train to Essex. B/D train to Grand. 6 train to Spring.

DESCRIPTION: Excited to be a part of Page Meets Stage, the renowned poetry series [...]



Bloom: The Reading Series at Hudson View Gardens

Posted on 30th September, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

Bloom: The Reading Series at Hudson View Gardens
October 13, 2013 | 5 pm | Intersection of Art and Writing
Elaine Sexton
Sarah Van Arsdale
Rachel Eliza Griffiths
 
Come to Bloom.
The readings are held in the Lounge at Hudson View Gardens, West 183rd Street & Pinehurst Ave., in Washington Heights, New York City.
From Below 181st, take the A train to 181st. If [...]