The Rapidian

Lori Slager

Local creative inspires children to become published writers

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 07-12-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Good writing and presentation make a big difference in today’s professional environment, but it’s not always easy to get kids excited about learning to write. Lori Slager, co-founder and executive director of the Creative Youth Center (...

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Creative Youth Center empowers children to be published authors

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 08-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Seven students between the ages of 5 and 11 years old gather around a miniature wooden table at Baxter Community Center. They pour themselves a glass of 2% reduced fat milk as they transition from school to their after school activity: creative...

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Poet Li-Young Lee speaks at Calvin College

by (LorenaSlager)

Submitted 04-25-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

For a man whose voice holds such a confident calmness, it’s surprising when Li-Young Lee reveals his own dissatisfaction with his poems. “I come to the page everyday to write, and my attitude is, is there a word from the Lord? If God doesn...

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Interview: Chatting with the organizers of The Litribune

by (kbauer)

Submitted 12-03-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

After seeing and hearing about The Litribune at Literary Life's National Bookstore Day, I decided to dig a little deeper and find out what the founder/organizer, Benjamin Davey, and the relations manager/organizer, Dan Climie, are really all about....

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