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August 22, 2009

Listen to her read HERE.

Hear their discussion HERE.

**You might not be able to handle all the fabulousness**

August 12, 2009

Kathleen Rooney is reading as the Switchback Books representative for the Danny's Reading Series indie press night, also featuring Adam Clay, Steve Halle, Mary Hamilton, Kristen Orser, and Patrick Durgin with Hannah Weiner from Cinematheque Press, Cracked Slab Books, Featherproof Books, Dancing Girl Press, and Kenning Editions.

Wednesday, August 26, 7:30 p.m.
Danny's Tavern
1951 W. Dickens (Damen/Dickens)

From series curators Joel Craig & Chris Glomski:

Eight years in. It’s hard to believe. While we spend a lot of our time hosting poets and writers from elsewhere, as we venture into our ninth season, we thought it appropriate to turn our eye on our hometown. We’d like to celebrate the work of a selection (there are so many more!) of Chicago indie presses and their authors. Diverse in publishing vision, ideals, and execution—all committed to defining quality for themselves, the imagination, to the vast work on the part of the author to bri...

August 8, 2009

Let me know (beccavista[at]yahoo[dot]com) if you're interested in contributing! All entries that follow the guidelines will be included on Delirious Hem!

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O SAY CAN YOU SEE:
Nonverbal Reviews and Adaptations of Women's Poetry
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New Deadline: August 20

What book, chapbook, performance, or poem by a woman poet published/presented in the last year or two has left you speechless? How might that speechlessness manifest itself visually, sonically, or through another nonverbal medium?

Please create a response to this piece; your response can act like a review, adaptation, homage, investigation, companion piece, Frankenstein, child, or any mash-up of the aforementioned. In August, all responses submitted will be featured as a forum on Delirious Hem.

Curated by K. Lorraine Graham and Becca Klaver.


FAQ

Are all words banned?
Although the projects should not be text-based, words are not bann...

August 6, 2009

Hey y'all,

Cate Marvin and Erin Belieu are starting a movement for a conference based solely on women's writing, emphasis on contemporary women's writing.

I personally am so excited about this, and hope you will be too!

Look for the group "Women in Literary Arts (WILA)--women's writing conference)" on Facebook to join up and lend your support!

xoxo,
B

August 6, 2009

They're trying to get 1500 people on the Facebook group page by the end of the day to better negotiate with conference sites...

Here's the link, please take a second to click and join the group (men and women, boys and girls!):

Women in Literary Arts (WILA)

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