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Hurry Up Writers: Lit Fest Is Around the Bend

May 27th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog | Comments Off on Hurry Up Writers: Lit Fest Is Around the Bend

Hurry Up Writers: Lit Fest Is Around the Bend

Lighthouse Writers Workshop’s 11th annual Lit Fest will take place June 3-17. The two-week celebration of all things writing and literature includes classes, parties, salons, book signings, movie screenings, and more, for all fans of reading and writing. This year’s visiting authors include Ben Lerner, Jenny Offill, Claire Vaye Watkins, Jericho Brown, Rebecca Makkai, Lidia […]

Series of Readings from Islanders Slated for May and June

May 19th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Events, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Series of Readings from Islanders Slated for May and June

Series of Readings from Islanders Slated for May and June

Colorado author Teow Lim Goh blends fact and fiction, politics and intimacy in her chronicle of a forgotten episode in American history. Join Teow Lim Goh at any of the following events listed below to hear poems from her moving new collection of poetry Islanders. You can pick up a copy of Goh’s debut collection […]

Islanders On Sale Today; Explores the Lost Voices of America’s Immigrants

May 16th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Islanders On Sale Today; Explores the Lost Voices of America’s Immigrants

Islanders On Sale Today; Explores the Lost Voices of America’s Immigrants

So often the tales of immigrants are buried beneath the gathering dust of history. But these stories can tell us so much more about what it means to be American than almost any other type of known literature. The process of acculturation, of becoming American, the hard road that many traveled and the unknown tales […]

McBrearty’s Book and Writing Praised in Two Recent Reviews

May 12th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Press, Robert Garner McBrearty | Comments Off on McBrearty’s Book and Writing Praised in Two Recent Reviews

McBrearty.

Conundrum Press author Robert Garner McBrearty recently received two glowing reviews for his debut novel, The Western Lonesome Society (published Sept. 2015). High Country News, a nonprofit publication based in Paonia, Colorado, highlighted McBrearty’s witty and fabulously quirky writing style. Well-known literary magazine The Pleiades Book Review also featured McBrearty’s novel. In the High Country […]

Conundrum Poet Wins Award

May 5th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Bruce Berger | Comments Off on Conundrum Poet Wins Award

Conundrum Poet Wins Award

Bruce Berger, whose book of poetry Facing the Music Conundrum published in 2014, has been honored with the Karen Chamberlain Lifetime Achievement Award for Poetry. Bruce received this award at the 2016 Headwaters Poetry Festival held April 15-17 in Gunnison, Colorado. According to Dr. David J. Rothman, director of the graduate program in creative writing […]

Ancient Poetry as Ambassador: In Honor of National Poetry Month

April 29th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog | Comments Off on Ancient Poetry as Ambassador: In Honor of National Poetry Month

Ancient Poetry as Ambassador: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets and writers to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Sapphire Heien: High school made me hate poetry. Fortunately, I still loved books enough that the prospect of studying line after line of rhyming verse wasn’t enough to discourage […]

Lyricless: In Honor of National Poetry Month

April 28th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Chris Ransick | Comments Off on Lyricless: In Honor of National Poetry Month

Lyricless: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets, writers, and contributors to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Chris Ransick: Imagine a world without poetry. Go ahead, try it. It’s difficult to do. Begin at the beginning, then. A small band of early human beings huddle […]

What We Can Learn From Poetry In Writing And Life: In Honor Of National Poetry Month

April 27th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog | Comments Off on What We Can Learn From Poetry In Writing And Life: In Honor Of National Poetry Month

What We Can Learn From Poetry In Writing And Life: In Honor Of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets, writers, and contributors to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Stephen J. McConnell: I fell in love with writing because of poetry. I learned to write with beauty and pain, with power and grace, with flow and rhythm […]

A Night at Stonehenge: In Honor of National Poetry Month

April 26th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Juliana Aragón Fatula | Comments Off on A Night at Stonehenge: In Honor of National Poetry Month

A Night at Stonehenge: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets, writers, and contributors to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Juliana Aragón Fatula: I’m an artist. I need music, drums, dancing, shouting. I treat writing like a sport. When I teach writing workshops, we chant and cheer motivational […]

Bly Vs. Fulton: Tranströmer’s Poem “Allegro,” In Honor of National Poetry Month

April 23rd, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Rebecca Snow | Comments Off on Bly Vs. Fulton: Tranströmer’s Poem “Allegro,” In Honor of National Poetry Month

Bly Vs. Fulton: Tranströmer’s Poem “Allegro,” In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets, writers, and contributors to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Rebecca Snow Last year, after hearing the news of Tomas Tranströmer’s death, I renewed my effort to sneak poetry into my English composition classes. When the Swedish poet […]

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