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National Poetry Slam, Literary Awards & a Toni Morrison Video You Need To See – Your Weekly Lit News Roundup

National Poetry Slam Takes Place in Denver Bringing together hundreds of poets and thousands of fans from across North America, the event included workshops, open mics, and competitions including the “Haiku Death Match.” Danielle Brooks, one of the host city co-chairs for the 2017 National Poetry Slam says, “It’s […]

GravyLand by Joe Mills

Warning: This column, which is about gratitude, runs the risk of sounding insufferable, or being like the Facebook posts of people who flaunt their vacation photographs and their seemingly perfect lives. Much of the time, too much of the time, I concentrate on what’s annoying, upsetting, sad or […]