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Local teen writers build relationships, strengthen skills at international conference

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 08-14-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

This month, Grand Rapids area students Maeve Wilbourn and Aliya Hall had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco to attend the International Congress of Youth Voices as student delegates. The young women were attending as representatives of Grand...

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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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Catalyst Radio: Aquinas Contemporary Writers Series features John D'Agata on Thurs., Oct. 30

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we preview the current edition of the Contemporary Writers Series at Aquinas College, which brings to Grand Rapids...

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Mothers, Sisters, Daughters

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 04-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday, April 22 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Volunteer Missionary Movement is sponsoring a fundraising event featuring bestselling author Edwina Gateley. Her latest book, "Mothers, Sisters, Daughters – Standing on their Shoulders,"...

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Public Invited to 14th Annual DIA Events

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 06-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Dominican Institute for the Arts (DIA) is sponsoring two inspiring and life-changing events that are part of the DIA's 14th Annual Gathering of Dominican Artists: 1) A retreat for artists and those who appreciate art;...

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Localized Author Releases New Book

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 04-06-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

 I recently sat down with Author Matthew Gavin Frank to talk about the nature of prose versus verse and his new book "Barolo" released by The University of Nebraska Press. "Barolo" is part travel anthology, part foodie digest, and part cultural...

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Pax Christi - Grand Rapids Connections

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 03-31-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids were well represented at the 29th Annual State Conference of Pax Christi Michigan. The 2010 conference was held at Mercy High School in Farmington Hills on March 27, 2010. Attending from the Grand Rapids area...

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