Everyone has the opportunity to document their lives in their own ways. On the eve of the release of her latest collection of work, I spoke with Columbus-based poet Maggie Smith. We discussed how she writes, how the publishing industry works, the inspirations for her work, and why she chooses to stay in Columbus.
**THIS CLASS MEETS ONLINE ON THE ZOOM VIDEO PLATFORM.** | SATURDAY, MAY 23 | 9:00 am – noon | The Politics of Poetry: Poetry As Activism | Instructor: Scott Woods | Award-winning writer Scott Woods was the recipient of the 2018 Columbus Foundation Spirit of Columbus Award and the 2017 GCAC Columbus Makes Art Excellence […]
April is National Poetry Month, and Ohioana Library Executive Director David Weaver talks to acclaimed poet Marcus Jackson. Born and raised in Toledo, Jackson earned degrees from the University of Toledo and New York University and was also a Cave Canem fellow. His poems have appeared in many publications, including The New Yorker and the […]
Help the JazzPoetry Ensemble take “The Impeachment Rag” to Milwaukee for the Democratic National Convention (not at the Convention, near the Convention). Help make “The Impeachment Rag” the anthem for this year’s election. Help us inspire voters all over the country to reject Donald Trump. Silent Auction! Raffle! The JazzPoetry Ensemble Live! The silent auction […]
Hey all! I’m performing my poetry show at the Wild Goose Creative venue! In this poetry show, I walk through poems from my poetry collection, Morning Air, Morning Light. During this performance, I walk through my testimony. The hurt and the path towards healing through a poetry through a multi-sensory performance: reading, film, music, lights. […]
Do you write Japanese form poetry? This time is for you! Gather with like-minded people to write Waka, Tanka, Haiku, Senryu, Haiga and all such related forms. Find other writers to collaborate on Renga. Bring an item from nature and your pen/paper or tablet/laptop. Meeting at $2 Radio HQ 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month […]
Do you write Japanese form poetry? This time is for you! Gather with like-minded people to write Kanshi, Waka, Tanka, and Haiku. Find other writers to collaborate on Renga. 30 min meet & greet with brief review of forms; bring an item from nature and your pen/paper or tablet/laptop.