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“Birds Blur Together”: Poetry Reading this Friday

Charlotte Heyrman ’13 has organized an awesome poetry reading, which will take place this FRIDAY, September 14 at 7 p.m. in the backyard of 69 Home Avenue. She writes: This Friday, RM O’Brien and Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez will read from … Continue reading

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You Call That a Poem?! Understanding the Flarf Movement

Every Thursday night, my roommate puts on sweats and makes his way over to the Butts, where he joins a small contingent of friends for several hours of LARPing.  To one who doesn’t know better, the acronym, which stands for … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn From The Great Gods of Writing: Success Comes from Rituals and Superstition

Certain authors have very specific complexes or actions that they have to take before they can get into the right frame of mind for writing. For example, George Steiner takes a page of prose in the “any relevant language” and … Continue reading

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Check it: Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Yusef Komunyakaa at Wes tonight!

Tonight, in our very own Memorial Chapel,  Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and The English Department 2011 Millett Writing Fellow Yusef Komunyakaa will give a reading. Date: Wednesday, April 13th Time: 8 PM Place: Memorial Chapel Click to read his renowned poem, … Continue reading

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