I am a wee bit late with this post, but luckily, thanks to the wonderful people at Winding Oak (Vicki! Steve!) these podcasts of poets reading their work will be available for a full year. Poetry Mosaic Here is the full schedule: April 2017 Poetry Mosaic Podcast Schedule Happy Poetry Month!
Filling the Creative Well I first met Jone MacCulloch last October when she picked me up at the Seattle airport and schlepped me around for several days as we attended the awesome Poetry Camp at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. I have attended dozens of conferences, workshops, seminars, and conventions throughout my career, but… Read More
I love cookbooks. I’m the kind of person who reads a cookbook from cover to cover for its own sake. I will, of course, cook from it eventually, but to me, a recipe is a poem; the notes are an intimate glance into the life of its creator; the book itself, a work of art… Read More
Like many writers, I love to hear from people reading my books. Generally, I hear from social studies and English teachers, but every now and then, I hear from a child, a quilter, or an art teacher. Lisa Grand Murphy is a working artist living in the Washington, DC metro area who offers art classes… Read More
Seventy-five years ago, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which began with a registry with the Department of Justice and led to the incarceration of more than 120,000 Japanese Americans living on the West Coast. Los Angeles friends, the Japanese American National Museum’s current exhibit, Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066 runs… Read More