November 1, 2019

If someone were to write a book about Nancy Mitchell the title would have to be Brave because that is what she is, in her life and in her writing.  Mitchell has seen some things and has faced them head-on, eyes wide open.  This interview focuses on the poems contained...

October 5, 2019

Lorette C. Luzajic is a Toronto based artist, writer, and editor. Her review focuses solely on writing inspired by art and accepts submissions during alternating months beginning in January. With a passion for art history and poetry, combined with a Bachelor of Applied...

August 23, 2019

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NM:  This is fascinating question, to which the answer, after long consideration, is yes. The poem was written during a long and excruciating estrangement from a beloved whose body, in my longing, I projected onto every shape in my field of...

August 22, 2019

People always tell me that I am a lot like my father, Thomas. I consider it a hard compliment to hear. Before my dad was drafted, he was a math teacher. That’s right, Uncle Sam decided it more important for my father to fight a lost war than teach children the writing...

Each year Delaware Division of the Arts awards Individual Artist Fellowship grants to deserving applicants. The Masters ($10,000) category is offered to artists who have received an Established Professional Fellowship in the same discipline more than seven years prior.

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July 1, 2019

A famine-shriveled child.   This can’t be my father. An ivory carved sculpture of a head,  pressed to the side of the pillow. Who is this man, lying, dying in his hospital bed?  I want to disown him. This can’t be my father.

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My father was always quie...

July 1, 2019


 

Diane Lockward is the author of four full-length books of poetry: The Uneaten Carrots of Atonement (2016), Temptation by Water (2010), What Feeds Us (2006), recipient of the Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize, and Eve's Red Dress (2003), all from...

May 1, 2019

Submission Guidelines

The seventeenth annual Dogfish Head Poetry Prize for the winning book-length manuscript by a poet residing in the Mid-Atlantic states (DE, MD, VA, PA, NJ, NY, WVA, NC and District of Columbia) will consist of $500, two cases of Dogfish Head Craft B...

May 1, 2019

Each year Delaware Division of the Arts (DDoA) awards Individual Artist Fellowship grants to deserving applicants in the categories of Emerging ($3000), Established ($6000), and one Masters ($10,000). The recipients come from all genres – literature, music, visual arts...

January 1, 2019

Fadette’s actual name was Marian Calhoun Legare Reeves. She was the great-granddaughter of George Read, one of Delaware’s signers of the Declaration of Independence as well as one of the few who was also among the framers of the United States Constitution. There is dif...

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