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Posts Tagged ‘Paul Muldoon’

ABRAMS & Tumblr Partner for a Month-Long Poetry Bomb

Everyone is invited to “#poetrybomb together all month long!” ABRAMS and Tumblr have partnered up to launch the Poetry Bomb tumblr to celebrate National Poetry Month.

The site shines a spotlight on poems and words of advice from poets. A recent post features a postcard from former Poet Laureate of Virginia Rita Dove with this bit of wisdom: “Love reading first and the poetry will find its place…then write and love the work of writing.”

On April 30th, the PoetryBomb party and live reading event will be held at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in New York City. Some of the special guests set to attend include Paul Muldoon, Cathy Park Hong, and Leigh Stein. “Free drinks while they last!”

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Freelancing 101 Online Boot Camp

Freelancing 101Starting April 28, this online event will show you the best way to start your freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your schedule and managing clients. By the end of this online boot camp you will have a plan for making a profitable career as a freelancer, and the skill set to devote yourself to it. Register now! 

James Franco Writes Inauguration Poem

Yahoo News asked a group of poets to write their own inauguration poems, just like President Barack Obama commissioned Richard Blanco to write a poem for the swearing-in ceremony.

The participating writers included Pulitzer Prize-winning poets James Tate and Paul Muldoon, Our Andromeda author Brenda ShaughnessyThe Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness author Kevin Young and James Franco.

The video embedded above features readings by Young, Muldoon and Franco. What do you think?

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