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NCSU Launches Virtual Paul’s Cross Project

November 5 marked the 391st anniversary of poet John Donne’s Sermon for Paul’s Cross, given on Gunpowder Day, 1622. And if you’ve ever thought to yourself, “Wow, wouldn’t it be sorta neat to travel back in time and hear Donne give that sermon?” well, now you sorta have the chance. Researchers at North Carolina State […]

The Good Kind of Problem to Have

Last Friday night I stopped by Press 53’s ‘New Poetry Launch Party’ in downtown Winston-Salem . . . well, I should say I tried to stop by.  The event drew such a crowd that the best I could do was stand just outside the door and strain to hear. While that stinks for me, personally, […]

Poetry in Summer

The following is a message from poet and editor Peter Makuck, who will lead the poetry workshop at the 2011 Squire Summer Writing Residency, July 14 – 17 in New Bern:   “A few weeks ago, I received an email from an eighth-grade student in Evanston, Illinois.  He said he was writing a paper on […]

“How to Write a Sentence” and Other Wednesday Links

Welcome to Wednesday. For those of you not in the Triad (or the Triad’s media market), Winston-Salem’s NPR station (WFDD) yesterday morning broadcast an interview with Press 53 founder Kevin Watson, and interview you can listen to here.  Press 53 will celebrate its 5.3-year anniversary with a party in downtown WS on Saturday.  (On Friday, […]