Thursday, April 22, 2010

Big Tent Poetry

Well, a few of the key folks at Read Write Poem have started a new project: Big Tent Poetry. Woo hoo! From the Web site.
Are you ready for a new adventure? We are! We’re just getting things started here at Big Tent Poetry, but we’re very excited about continuing to celebrate and support poets working and playing online.

Our first writing prompt will go up on Monday, May 3; and our first “Come one, Come all” call for responses will go up on Friday, May 7.


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I know this is completely cheesy, but vote for me as the 2010 Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere. Thanks!


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Earlier in the week, NPR profiled an anthology of African American poets on the topic of nature called Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry edited by Camille Dungy. My copy is on order from Amazon.com.



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NaPoWriMo ... I'm still in it. Just need to quicken the pace.

4 comments:

caroleesherwood said...

thanks for the shout-out!!!!

Jessie Carty said...

looking forward to checking out the new site. I don't think we have much chance with the poet laureate thing do we but I'm sending some votes your way!

January said...

I hear you. Maybe we can place well if not win. :)

Deb said...

Hey! Thanks for the shout-out, Jan! And have fun with the laureate thing.

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