Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition welcomes national judge, rewards local talent

by (kt.herr)

Submitted 01-31-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Over the last several years, Grand Rapids has been the scene of a burgeoning, multifaceted poetry movement. Visitors to open mic nights such as Eastown Hookah Lounge’s Smokin’ Spoken Word and Stella Lounge’s The Drunken Retort will...

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Two Detroit poets to bring new stories to Grand Rapids

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 02-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Michigan poets Jamaal May and Tarfia Faizullah are visiting Grand Rapids to share their work and talk about their craft in a two-for-one writers event at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) on the evening of Monday, February 16. "This is part...

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Child Abuse is Focus of Art and Poetry Exhibition

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 04-05-2011 under NEWS

It is a topic that people don't want to think too much about--child sexual abuse. But it happens every day and in fact, one in three of all girls and one in seven of all boys are sexually abused by the time they are 18 years of age. It is thought...

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