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Monday, April 9, 2012

Plus: Earth Poets at Urban Ecology Center

Joshua Clover is an accomplished writer, critic, teacher and journalist specializing in poetry and poetics, with an emphasis on the contemporary. Clover, who currently teaches in the Department of English at UC-Davis, is the author of two books of poems...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Spring doesn't officially begin until later this month, but activity is already blooming at the local Woodland Pattern Book Center, where this week offers an array of outstanding author readings for the poetry enthusiast. First on the docket is the “Portals...
Monday, Sept. 12, 2011
We broke horses, broke calves of their mothers' milk, broke our hands...
07.08.2011 | | Posted at 11:21 AM

The "Underdog" rocks

By Ken Brosky
Palooka Literary Journal is doing a lot of great things. And while I think the term "underdog" hardly applies to a journal of this high caliber, I'm more than happy to play along. If you're an aspiring writer, you should be reading this journal. Why? Because the editors at Palooka know what they're doing.   I'd like to share my fave story I've read recently just to give you a better idea of ...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Plus: Boswell hosts award-winning author Danielle Sosin

Nestled within 40 acres of parkland, Milwaukee's Lynden Sculpture Garden is the backdrop for an upcoming poetry workshop titled The Boundaries Between Visual Art and Text: Sculpting Language and...
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011

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Words influence our actions and beliefs; whether in printed publications or everyday conversations, language frames how we make sense of our environment. Woodland Pattern Book Center’s annual Poetry Marathon is a local celebration dedicated to promoting the literary community in Milwaukee and preserving the authenticity of the written and spoken word...
05.19.2010 | | Posted at 07:31 AM

10 Years of Spoken Word Celebrated at Broadway Baby

By Russ Bickerstaff
� � Spoken word is probably on the bottom rung of the performing arts hierarchy in any community. While the local music scene in any major city is perpetually fed by people looking to make a living with their music, there isn’t any kind of precedent for that in spoken word. Very few people can make a go of it and make money speaking into a mic without also trying to make people laugh. And so it...
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009
Milwaukee-area native Joe Holland is one busy individual these days. In addition to working at Flanner’s Home Entertainment in Brookfield and part-time for the Wisconsin Athletic Club, Holland is co-manager of The Coffee House, an acoustic music and poetry joint located on the corner of 19th Street and Wisconsin...
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008

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During an interview earlier this year, Milwaukee Poet Laureate Susan Firer professed her goal to get more people interested in poetry-people who usually feel adrift in the aphoristic world of rhyme and cadence. This week her plan comes to fruition. On Thursday, Sept. 25, Firer and the Milwaukee Central Library host an inter-art collaboration between some of Milwaukee's most dynamic choreographers, poets and musicians.