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Mary Jean Chan and Chen Chen, July 2017

Our next live worldwide poetry reading will feature Mary Jean Chan from London, UK and Chen Chen from Lubbock, TX, USA, hosted by R.A. Villanueva of Kundiman. Tune in for free on July 29th, 2017 at 21.00 BST. The poets will be reading their work and…
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Our next live worldwide poetry reading will feature Jeannine Hall Gailey from Seattle, WA, USA and James O’Sullivan from Cork, Ireland, hosted by Robert Peake of Transatlantic Poetry. Tune in for free on September 30th, 2017 at 20.00 BST. The poets will…
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I received my contributor’s copy of Bare Fiction 9 today. I love the format of this magazine–broad, art deco; it even smells nice. Inside, stunning poems by some familiar names–Mary Jean Chan, who will read for Transatlantic Poetry this summer; three…
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Another great reading coming your way at the end of April

http://www.transatlanticpoetry.com/readings/45-loren-kleinman-and-suzi-q-smith/
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A personal poem. A political poem. "Homesickness" now on @RattleMag

“In Kyoto, hearing the cuckoo, I long for Kyoto.” -Bashō, trans. Jane Hirshfield In some sense, homesickness is always a longing for a place that no longer exists. Which is to say that it is always, to some extent, existential. Yet with the rise of…
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It is strange to be an American watching America from afar right now. I live in England, near the village of St. Albans, which has been continuously inhabited since Roman times. I often wonder what it must have been like to be a Roman living in Britain…
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In the wake of rising authoritarianism in the US, and isolationism here in the UK, I have found it hard to sit down and write poetry. Clearly this seems to be a time for action more than words. Revisiting an essay from 2007, written in the wake of US…
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Our next live worldwide poetry reading will feature Loren Kleinman from Newark, NJ and Suzi Q. Smith from Denver, CO, hosted by Monique Antonette Lewis of At The Inkwell. Tune in for free on April 30th, 2017 at 20.00 BST. The poets will be reading their…
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