I've been hearing Tina Carlson's name in the poetry community. Granted, it can take me a long time to pick up on the au currant. She read a moving piece at the NHCC on International Women's Day, and my friend Georgia praises her work. So lo and behold, Tina sent me some…Continue
I met Kate Padilla when we were both Word Weavers, a group of Albuquerque women poets who have since disbanded. Kate’s talent is true to W.C. Williams’s dictum “No ideas but in things.” Kate whittles her poems like the work of her oft mentioned blades. Her message isn’t sharp in a hurtful…Continue
What can I say about Mary McGinnis? I’ve been fortunate to sit with her in a writing and dining group, happy to be in her aura of infectious optimism, her joy in the creation of never-before-syntactically-linked phrases. She is a jewel of the desert, an arranger of desert jewels. I am so honored…Continue
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Albuquerque has long been a city known for it's thriving and diverse poetry community. From being a stopping place along the career path of writers such as Sandra Cisneros to lifelong residents like…Continue
Do yourself a favor and take a break from buying yams and stuffing and go out and do something fun!
Friday, November 21
• Did you know the Duke City had a poet laureate? Neither did I.
• NMSU Extension Service to host …Continue