Monthly Archives: March 2009

My poems are up up on Kritya

Hi All, My poems are up for reading pleasure on the Kritya website. This is a special Polish edition. The site is a little confusing. There are columns with headings. The first Column is labled “My Voice” The 2nd Column … Continue reading

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Mira Nair Tomorrow

Please join President Schmotter at the 2009 President’s Lecture. Mira Nair, director of Salaam Bombay!, Monsoon Wedding, Mississippi Masala and The Namesake,comes to Western Connecticut State University, Ives Concert Hall, to discuss the themes of race, class, gender and cultural … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Poetry Month

In the first of a series of events in April, a handful of Writing Dept. faculty poets will read from their work in celebration of National Poetry Month. James Scrimgeour, Elizabeth Cohen, Lynne Paris-Purtle, Irene Sherlock, and Brian Clements will … Continue reading

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Vermont Studio Center

hi all … hope you are doing and writing well. I just wanted to share the good news that, very last minute, I was accepted into a month long writing residency at the Vermont Studio Center. I managed to convince … Continue reading

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Thanks to Dan Pope!

Special thanks to Dan Pope for graciously hosting a line editing workshop on campus Wednesday evening. The program was engaging and enlightening. For those of us no longer writing syllabi and posting to OMG discussions, this was a lovely way … Continue reading

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March was a very busy month for me…

Hi all. My head’s been spinning for a while, so apologies for the mega-update. March started well with the launch of Brain Harvest, new online magazine that publishes sudden fiction for the Web and also for various mobile devices. The … Continue reading

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No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Comes to Life

Grammy Award winning artist and poet Jill Scott stars as Precious Ramotswe in HBO’s adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith’s popular literary mystery novel, No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. Now I wish I had subscribed to HBO instead of Starz! In … Continue reading

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