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Denise Low
Denise Low, freelance writer, professional workshops, Baker University professor, School of Professional and Graduate Studies
Denise Low, freelance writer, professional workshops, Baker University professor, School of Professional and Graduate Studies
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#AWP17 Presentation by Denise Low: Poets Laureate & Government Agencies
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was my presentation for the Associated Writers and Writing Programs panel Uneasy Alliance: Poets Laureate & Government Agencies,  Feb.
9 in Washington D.C. Thank you to Patricia Clark for adding me to the panel.
Several people asked me to post my remar...

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Kevin Rabas Finds Lasting Moments in New Prose & Poetry Collection
The summer of 1968, I worked as a temporary postal employee in Emporia, Kansas, my hometown. Fellow workers despised me as a college-student temp,
and so I spent my breaks alone, reading poetry in a nearby park. I had once
played with the city band in the p...

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International author Xánath Caraza’s latest book is a moving prayer, in Spanish and English, to water
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LA LUZ ES VIOLETA / WHERE THE LIGHT IS VIOLET  by Xánath Caraza,
   Nov. 15, 2016  Translated by Sandra Kingery, 208 pages,
perfectbound, $18 ISBN: 978-1-939301-69-7 For inquiries and multiple
orders: mammothpubs@gmail.com or for online discount $14....

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AWP forms Committee on Inclusion for Writers and Writing Programs
At the 2016 Association of
Writers and Writing Programs conference last spring, Claudia Rankine challenged
members to improve inclusivity of MFA Programs and literary organizations. David Haynes, a
trustee of AWP, is heading up a new AWP Committee on Inclus...

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Watkins Museum of History Sponsors a Free Memoir Workshop in Lawrence
Lawrence-KC area writers interested in the art of memoir, this free workshop is in Lawrence, Oct. 15: Writing Out: A Memoir-Crafting Workshop. Dr. Kim Stanley of McPherson College will lead this free workshop exploring memoir-writing. She will start by defi...

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Linda Rodrigeuz shares exercises that help writers stay sharp
My favorite definition of a writer is: "A writer is a person who writes." Perhaps ten years is the average apprenticeship, as my mentor Carolyn Doty used to tell me. Master writer (and teacher) Linda Rodriguez has a blog about how writers are like pianists-...

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Publishing Trends: Denise Low Gives Highlights of Panel
At the Wichita Public Library, Sept. 10, 2016, I was honored to be part of a panel associated with the Local Author Fair.  WPL organizers
included: Sarah Kittrell, Collection Development Manager; Julie Sherwood, Program
& Outreach Manager; and Racine Zackul...

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Annie Newcomer Interviews Jeanie Wilson about poet Thomas Zvi Wilson
        Thank you to Annie Newcomber for permission to reprint this interview she did with Jeanie Wilson about her husband, Thomas Zvi Wilson (1931-2012). The Thomas Zvi Wilson Reading Series of The Writers Place presented a tenth anniversary celebration of...

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JUDITH ROITMAN WRITES EMOJI VERSE
For fun on a July afternoon, here are two poems made from emoticons or emoji. In 2008, I guest  hosted an Academy of American Poets poetics forum.  The program was discontinued after hackers attacked. But from that archive I found this commentary from Judit...
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