All Stories Tagged 'poet' (7)

The Sunday Poet: Tina Carlson

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…


Added by The DitchRider on May 28, 2017 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

The Sunday Poet: Kate Padilla

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…


Added by The DitchRider on April 9, 2017 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Mary McGinnis

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…


Added by The DitchRider on April 2, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

New Mexico Poetry Slam is Expanding Nationally

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…


Added by Zachary Kluckman on April 26, 2015 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

What To Do In ABQ

Do yourself a favor and take a break from buying yams and stuffing and go out and do something fun!

Friday, November 21 


Added by Adelita on November 21, 2014 at 10:09am — 6 Comments

Morning Fix - Kudos a todos

• Did you know the Duke City had a poet laureate? Neither did I.

• NMSU Extension Service to host …


Added by Black Dog on February 25, 2013 at 6:36am — 1 Comment

Day 1 of the world's only Slam Poet Laureate Program

It's almost here. After one year of planning, meetings, fund-raising in a less than prime economy, promotions, meetings, talent scouting, and meetings....the world's first Slam Poet Laureate program is preparing to take off. And what better place than right here in the 505?

After Albuquerque hosted the world's largest national poetry slam in 2005, carrying away the titel in the process, it seems only right that we should again be the torch-bearers and take the next progressive step in… Continue

Added by Zachary Kluckman on May 18, 2009 at 7:29pm — 4 Comments

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