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Lighting the Shadow

Posted on 22nd October, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

Scan the QR Code for Rachel Eliza Griffiths’ first lyric video for her new collection, Lighting the Shadow, forthcoming in April 2015 by Four Way Books.
Lighting the Shadow will be available for purchase at http://fourwaybooks.com/; more information will be posted closer to the book release date.

Praise for Lighting the Shadow:
“”I shine you with my leather rag of syllables. [...]

at Length Magazine: The Telephone Project

Posted on 9th October, by admin in NEWS. Comments Off

Rachel Eliza Griffiths participated in At Length Magazine’s Telephone Project: “a poetic sequence stretching across aesthetics and identities.”
Dubbed “a conversation in poems,” each poet in the project wrote an original poem in response to the preceding poem, with just one parameter: writers must be respectful of the poets who precede them. The sequence’s two [...]

Some Otherside, Some Subterranean

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

Some Otherside, Some Subterranean
by Nick Flynn (guest editor)
Featuring: Garrett Burrell | Cynthia Cruz | Graham Foust | Rachel Eliza Griffiths

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
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