By chance or design, I held the words of the Salvadoran poet Claribel Alegría, later translated by poet Carolyn Forche and published by Pittsburgh in Flowers from the Volcano.
Goddard MFAW faculty Bhanu Kapil: It’s the last day: December 31, 2016. The year of shit and magic has, in other words, almost come to an end.
As you’ll see from the following photos, it was a wonderful week! If you were part of it, many thanks. If you weren’t able to come this year, we hope you’ll consider joining us next year. We’ll post those dates
Co-Coordinators Lucy Turner and Carolyn Bardos have done a wonderful job organizing this year’s Clockhouse Writers’ Conference & Retreat. While there may be a bit more tweaking of the time slots, those attending can look forward to: Monday, June 27th
By Heather Leah Huddleston Goddard MFA alumna Carolyn Locke’s poetry embodies the spiritual, the ethereal, and the human, all wrapped in a tight package to create sense, meaning, and magic of this world. Her words reflect that which we all
Poetry and masks at the Farm/Arts Exchange in Down East Maine’s Hancock County with Goddard MFAW faculty member Bea Gates and her old friend Ron King–farmer, weaver, queer activist (Stonewall to present day), social worker, and wearer of masks–on Faerie Kingdom Road, King Hill Farm, Penobscot.
Besides teaching at Goddard, I teach at Sheridan College, a small community college in Sheridan, Wyoming. Every once in a while we get an amazing student. T. is one of the student-consultants in our writing center. He is a
The Port Townsend residency, happening now, is excited to be welcoming two of our Vermont alumni, Mary Johnson and Cara Hoffman, who will be reading and doing workshops Monday through Thursday next week. The readings are open to the public,
Michael Klein’s poem, “It’s Derby Day” has been accepted for publication by Oxford American, and an essay, “Overture Without Music,” was accepted by Slice. Both will appear in spring 2015. He’s also had three poems, “Harmonium,” “What Happened After it