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Telepoem Booth Vandalized but Art Prevails
Poets have a natural affinity for phone booths. Like poems, phone booths create private experiences out of public surroundings. They both have the ability to connect with people in faraway places. Their perceived value is pocket change.   Earlier this year,...
Poets have a natural affinity for phone booths. Like poems, phone booths create private experiences out of public surroundings. They both have the ability to connect with people in faraway places. Their perceived value is poc...
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Currently Reading: new Scott Woods book Urban Contemporary History Month
I was already a big Scott Woods fan, but his new book Urban Contemporary History Month (from Brick Cave Media) is some next level ish. Starting at the beginning, the table of contents is the obligatory ice cream social mixer where poems politely curtsey and...
I was already a big Scott Woods fan, but his new book Urban Contemporary History Month (from Brick Cave Media) is some next level ish. Starting at the beginning, the table of contents is the obligatory ice cream social mixe...
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Tour Diary: Portland DAY FOUR mini Book Tour of the Pacific NorthWest
Finally posting recap 4 of 4 from my Northwest voyage. I was fortunate enough to do 4 readings in 4 nights, but I needed to cram in a few of Portland's essential stops so Jessica and Jonathan Standifird from Blue Skirt Productions took me to places like Pow...
Finally posting recap 4 of 4 from my Northwest voyage. I was fortunate enough to do 4 readings in 4 nights, but I needed to cram in a few of Portland's essential stops so Jessica and Jonathan Standifird from Blue Skirt Produc...
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5th Annual White Elephant Contemporary Poetry Exchange
We recently had our 5th Annual White Elephant Contemporary Poetry Exchange. In cooperation with the GCC Creative Writing Department, I select a handful of books to introduce
and giveaway each December. People are welcome to bring any book they
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Goodreads Giveaway and a Hi-Def Video of a Recent Reading in Flagstaff
There's a day or two left to enter a giveaway for a copy of my book The Existentialist Cookbook over at Goodreads, by clicking on this link: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/165428-the-existentialist-cookbook If you want to see the live action adapta...
There's a day or two left to enter a giveaway for a copy of my book The Existentialist Cookbook over at Goodreads, by clicking on this link: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/165428-the-existentialist-cookbook If you wa...
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Behind The Poem(s) posted at Drunk In A Midnight Choir
I've got a new trio of poems posted over at Drunk In A Midnight Choir and they can be read IMMEDIATELY and FOR FREE just by clicking this magical link: http://drunkinamidnightchoir.com/2015/10/15/three-poems-2-shawnte-orion/ So I decided to give a little ba...
I've got a new trio of poems posted over at Drunk In A Midnight Choir and they can be read IMMEDIATELY and FOR FREE just by clicking this magical link: http://drunkinamidnightchoir.com/2015/10/15/three-poems-2-shawnte-orion/ ...
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Fathful as the Ground Launch Party
Although there have been a decent number of sales for my new Five Oaks Press chapbook Faithful as the Ground   over on Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/dp/1944355006) I did have a launch event at {9} The Gallery to make things semi-official. It looked a little...
Although there have been a decent number of sales for my new Five Oaks Press chapbook Faithful as the Ground over on Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/dp/1944355006) I did have a launch event at {9} The Gallery to make things s...
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My phone died, so I'm trying to steal away some internet minutes here and there but hopefully get it resolved today.
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Blurbs Without Words and My New Chapbook Published by Five Oaks Press
Proud to have my new chapbook Faithful as the Ground published by Five Oaks Press ! I'll get a box of copies soon, but it's already available on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Faithful-as-Ground-Shawnte-Orion/dp/1944355006/ I couldn't be more in love with th...
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Jackalope ekphrastic poem in Sugar House Review
I'm excited to have my poem " Forensic Field Notes on the Jackalope " in the new issue of Sugar House Review .   The poem began about a year ago, when I participated in a big ekphrastic show/reading at Obliq Art Gallery in Phoenix. Artists and Poets from al...
I'm excited to have my poem "Forensic Field Notes on the Jackalope" in the new issue of Sugar House Review. The poem began about a year ago, when I participated in a big ekphrastic show/reading at Obliq Art Gallery in Ph...
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5th Annual White Elephant Contemporary Poetry Exchange
We recently had our 5th Annual White Elephant Contemporary Poetry Exchange. In cooperation with the GCC Creative Writing Department, I select a handful of books to introduce
and giveaway each December. People are welcome to bring any book they
would like ...
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Tour Diary: Portland DAY THREE mini Book Tour of the Pacific NorthWest
Monday was day 3 of my Pacific Northwest trip and I had big big plans. I was scheduled to read at the monthly Northwest Renaissance/Striped Water Poets reading at Auburn Station Bistro (about 45 minutes outside of Seattle) thanks to the wonderful organizer ...
Monday was day 3 of my Pacific Northwest trip and I had big big plans. I was scheduled to read at the monthly Northwest Renaissance/Striped Water Poets reading at Auburn Station Bistro (about 45 minutes outside of Seattle) th...
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Tour Diary: Portland DAY TWO mini Book Tour of the Pacific NorthWest
continuing with Tour Diary post 2 of 5: So I underestimated HOW FREAKING COLD it gets during the night in Portland, but I adjusted my calculations when I woke up shivering at about 3am, because the window next to my bed was open. Brrrr. Jonathan had to work...
continuing with Tour Diary post 2 of 5: So I underestimated HOW FREAKING COLD it gets during the night in Portland, but I adjusted my calculations when I woke up shivering at about 3am, because the window next to my bed was o...
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Arizona poet. New collection The Existentialist Cookbook is being published by NYQBooks. Reads at bookstores, bars, colleges, hair salons, museums, and laundromats. Poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, Barrelhouse, Gargoyle Magazine, New York Quarterly and many other literary journals. Hosts a monthly reading series at Glendale Community College.

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