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Tag Archives: poetry

Like Lit? Come to K …

Con Hilberry, dean of Kalamazoo area poets, during a recent reading and celebration o fhis latest collection of poetry in the College''s Olmsted Room. Photo by Ly Nguyen

… would be the advice of an article by Anna Clark titled “Kalamazoo quietly emerging as a literary hot spot” that appeared in the Detroit Free Press and Lansing State Journal. Of course, K stands for Kalamazoo (the city) but … Continue reading

Classmates’ Creativity

Two junior writers are getting their creative work published widely. Kate Belew ’15 published three poems (“Marrow,” “Leaning Tower of Lady Liberty,” and “God Tree”) in the Fall 2013 issue of Minetta Review. Journey was the theme of that issue. … Continue reading

FREE BEER Among the BEST

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Writer in Residence Di Seuss’s poem “Free Beer,” originally published in the Missouri Review, was selected by Terrance Hayes for the Best American Poetry anthology, which is due out in September of this year. When the poem appeared in Missouri … Continue reading

Teju Cole ’96 Tweets His Newest Story

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Teju Cole ’96 has published a short story titled “Hafiz.” Or, rather, his followers have published it on Twitter through a series of tweets and retweets. “I took advantage of the hospitality of my friends and followers online by asking … Continue reading

K Writers Publish Essays and Poems

Writer in Residence Diane Seuss has new work published, and so also has her good friend and former colleague, Professor Emerita of English Gail Griffin. Di’s “Gyre,” an essay/prose poem, appears in Brevity, a great magazine of brief nonfiction. Several … Continue reading

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Willina Cain ’15 sings "Wake Up Everybody" while Corrine Taborn ’13 accompanies.

“What’s Love got to do with it? Anti-Racist Activism in the Creation of Beloved Communities” was the topic of the Winter Quarter Week Four (Feb. 1) Community Reflection in Stetson Chapel, co-sponsored by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership … Continue reading

K Undergraduate Poet is Up and Going

Winter term 2013 finds sophomore Kate Belew working as an intern at the Poet’s House in lower Manhattan. Another stop on the creative journey of this English major. As a first-year student Kate received the Nature in Words Fellowship at … Continue reading

K Graduate Wins Poetry Contest

Genevieve Leet ’11 is the winner of the poetry category in the 3rd Annual Terrain.org Contests in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction. Her poem set was titled “[when I died they found a nest of snakes in my intestines, their backs]” … Continue reading