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Word for Word at Bryant Park : Special Reading

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

Word for Word Poetry welcomes Red Hen Press for a special reading at the Bryant Park Reading Room.
Tuesday, August 19, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Bryant Park, 42nd Street at Sixth Avenue, NY NY
Featuring:
Poet/performer/librettist Douglas Kearney’s first full-length collection of poems, Fear, Some, was published in 2006 by Red Hen Press. His second, The Black Automaton (Fence Books, 2009), was [...]



2014 Dodge Festival Featured Poet: Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Posted on 4th August, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
Featured Poet: Rachel Eliza Griffiths
 



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, [...]