poetry

Release Party for The Michigan Poet Anthology

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Submitted 12-01-2015 under

The Michigan Poet is more than just great poetry for free. It offers Michigan communities a chance to discover the great literary culture of a state largely known for industry. The Michigan Poet believes art enriches our lives, and fosters positive...

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Members Only Poetry Roundtable with Kathleen McGookey

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Submitted 12-01-2015 under

One of the benefits of membership in GLCL is the opportunity to participate in special events. We're pleased to offer our members a private Poetry Roundtable session on January 14, 2016, from 6 - 8 pm. This workshop is limited to 10 participants...

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Building Poetry: Extended Workshops with Dennis Hinrichsen

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Submitted 12-01-2015 under

Poet Dennis Hinrichsen, author of Skin Music, will lead extended poetry workshops at GLCL. The series is 4 sessions, each building on the last. They focus on free verse and revision strategies to sharpen the incandescence of poem drafts. Core ideas...

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Experience Poetry: Readings from the Commonwealth

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Submitted 11-06-2015 under

Enjoy readings from work GLCL members crafted at our Roundtable Workshops & other writing opportunities. This event is free and open to everyone; stop on in to listen to some poetry and enjoy our membership appreciation party! Led by Phillip...

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Writers Squared at GLCL, with Bonnie Jo Campbell & Diane Seuss

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Submitted 10-14-2015 under

  On Nov 11, at 6:30 p.m.,  Bonnie Jo Campbell, award-winning author of Once Upon a River, American Salvage and more; and Diane Seuss, award-winning poet of Wolf Lake, White Gown Blown Open, will be here as...

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A Night of Grim Love: Music, Stories, Poetry at GLCL

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Submitted 10-14-2015 under

Tom Hymn unwraps the costume of evening and welcomes guests-- ghouls, soccer moms, hip kids who hang out in bars, uncles wishing they were younger, cats, and musicians and listeners alike-- with his unique music (said to be "slinky folk punk...

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Reading and Award Ceremony for Micro-Fiction Contest

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Submitted 10-14-2015 under

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters and the folks at CHEAP POP literary magazine are very excited to award the winners of our Micro-Fiction Contest on Friday, October 30, at 6:30 p.m. and want you to help us celebrate!  Come on into GLCL...

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A Night of Poetry with Gary Barwin and Jen Tynes

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Submitted 08-21-2015 under

Join GLCL for poetry readings with Gary Barwin and Jen Tynes on Sept 25 at 6:30 p.m. This event is free! Gary Barwin is a Canadian writer, composer, multimedia artist, editor, and the author of 19 books of poetry and fiction as well as books for...

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SUGAR RUN PUBLISHING PRESENTS: 'Mirage of Days Old' Book Launch/Party

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Submitted 08-05-2015 under

Zimbabwean-born, Grand Rapids-residing Poet Shingi Mavima's first officially published anthology, 'Mirage of Days Old' is finally out!Please join us on Saturday, August 15 at the Mayan Buzz Cafe for an afternoon of recital, coffee, and...

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Poetry of the U.P.

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Submitted 07-15-2015 under

The beauty and the isolation of Michigan's Upper Peninsula inspires art of all kinds. Join us with four U.P. poets to hear them read their work and discuss the unique atmosphere of the U.P. and how it impacts their writing. Julie Brooks Barbour...

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