In Review: The Week of April 15th

April 20, 2019

This week we chatted with four more rad women of poetry for Poetry Grrrowl, got a history lesson in slang expressions, and picked up a book that's part literary thriller and all intersectionality.

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This week's Poetry Grrrowl: Rad Women of Poetry saw for four poets whose collections are experimental in various ways: Suzanne Zelazo, Claire Kelly, Amanda Jernigan, and Shirley Camia.

Check out our full line-up of poets featuring interviews and poems all month long and our women of poetry quiz! (We're not going to lie, it's not that easy.)

 

 

Around the Web

 

~ Only 90 years after her death, two expertly-hidden poems by Daphne du Maurier were discovered tucked into a picture frame.

~ This roundup of the origins of slang expressions is on fleek.

~ In defense of the thesaurus: "What a thesaurus gave to people was the ability to see words not simply as isolated bits of vocabulary but as parts of a bigger way of thinking and associating ideas and meaning."

 

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What Else We're Reading

 

Smell Like Stars (Book*hug Press) by D. Nandi Odhiambo, whose just been recognized with the Elliot Cades Award for Literature.

 

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