Author Archives: Jamie

Carrie St. George Comer’s The Unrequited

It is often suggested that the late poet James Wright was a master of “lyric surreal.” And with The Unrequited  Carrie St. George Comer invokes this line of American poetry. She does so with certain invention, humor, and wild flirtation. I return … Continue reading

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Next Reading Series Installment: September 22

Revolving Door Reading Series continues this month! More Art, Words, and Music! We would like to welcome FathomDJ to the Revolving Door Family! Besides just being a fabulous, funky presence herself, she will be spinning only the coolest of sounds. … Continue reading

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Next Reading Series Installment :: July 28

 Revolving Door Reading Series Presents:      Pre-Release Party! ACM50 is coming soon! Come help us raise awareness! Copies of ACM49 & Pre-Orders of ACM50 will be available for sale ___________________________________________________   Wednesday :: July 28, 2010 :: 9p.m.-1a.m.   … Continue reading

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Next Reading Series Installment :: June 16

The Revolving Door Reading Series —A monthly series of poetry and cultural musings @ Red Kiva, 1108 W. Randolph / Open mic: 7:30PM / Features: 8PM Wednesday, June 16 Michael Bernstein is the author of the chapbooks cinderbook (Gold Wake Press, 2009), … Continue reading

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Next Reading Series Installment:: May 19

The Revolving Door Reading Series —A monthly series of poetry and cultural musings at Red Kiva, 1108 W. Randolph / Open mic: 7:30PM / Features: 8PM Wednesday, May 19 Larry O. Dean was born and raised in Flint, Michigan. As … Continue reading

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Next Reading Series Installment :: April 21

The Revolving Door Reading Series —A monthly series of poetry and cultural musings at Red Kiva, 1108 W. Randolph / Open mic @ 7:30PM / Features @ 8PM Wednesday, April 21 Carina Gia Farrero, writer and interdisciplinary performer, received her … Continue reading

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Great Poetry E-Book Free-For-All

.  Announcing: the sixth annual: Great Poetry E-Book Free-For-All   The mission of the Poetry Super Highway is to expose as many people to as many other people’s poetry as possible. ..What? A crazy project in which your poetry e-books … Continue reading

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Next Reading Series InStallment:: March 17

The Revolving Door Reading Series —A monthly series of poetry and cultural musings at Red Kiva, 1108 W. Randolph / Open mic @ 7:30PM / Features @ 8PM Wednesday, March 17  Jacob S. Knabb’s double-life as an editor of Another … Continue reading

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Poetry Super Highway: Great Poetry Exchange

The 9th Annual Poetry Super Highway Great Poetry Exchange The mission of the Poetry Super Highway is to expose as many people to as many other people’s poetry as possible. What? Send a book – Get a book. In February … Continue reading

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Darkside: Jim Thompson’s The Grifters

  The Washington Post suggests that Jim Thompson was the offspring of Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett and Cornell Woolrich—their literary offspring wrote The Grifters, a novel that I arrived late to. I’m thankful that I was urged to read this … Continue reading

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