In service of other poets. Michael Favala Goldman.

Twice a month, in Northampton MA, a group of poets meet to read and critique each other’s work. The meet-up is the brainchild of poet and translator, Michael Favala Goldman. It’s open to all poets and has been running for two years now. We asked Michael to reflect upon theMore

Shacoria 'Corey' Baldwin

“This loud Black woman shall speak now. You silence me in fear that what I have to say will teach you. You silence me in fear that what I have to say will reach you. You censor me though my points are universal…” With these words, just after 6pm (ET)More

Writing in the time of Corona

At the beginning of May, Straw Dog Writers Guild started accepting submissions for their ‘Pandemic Poetry & Prose: Writers Respond to Corona’ project. The goal of this endeavor is to ‘solicit and feature work by writers that speaks to some aspect of life during these unique times. By publishing online,More

Social distance shopping in Hadley MA, April 23, 2020

Straw Dog Writers Guild has put out a call for poetry and literary prose inspired by and related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the details they have provided: In an attempt to keep our community connected during these isolating times, we hope to give writers a platform to expressMore