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Read & Listen to “Given to Rust” by Vievee Francis

Have you read Vievee Francis’s poem “Given to Rust” yet? Now is your chance. Even better, you can listen to her read it aloud, too. Click here to read and listen. Vievee Francis is a former faculty member at The Frost Place poetry programs, and is a current member of the Board of Trustees at … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: November 21, 2017, 1:00 pm

Read “la terre perdue” by Dawn Potter

Dawn Potter’s poem “la terre perdue” appeared in Deep Water: Maine Poems, a poem series edited and introduced by Gibson Fay-LeBlanc in collaboration with the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance. See the full series of poems here. Dawn Potter is the director of the Conference on Poetry and Teaching at The Frost Place. Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: November 20, 2017, 4:45 pm

Read “from Cockgaigne” by Matthew Olzmann

A prose piece by Matthew Olzmann is featured in the Virginia Quarterly Review. Read “from Cockgaigne” here. Matthew Olzmann is the author of two collections of poems, Mezzanines, which was selected for the Kundiman Prize, and Contradictions in the Design, both from Alice James Books. He’s received fellowships from Kundiman, the Kresge Arts Foundation, and the Bread … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: November 17, 2017, 2:00 pm

Martha Rhodes to Read at NYU’s Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House

Conference on Poetry director Martha Rhodes will read from her latest collection The Thin Wall on Friday, November 17 at NYU’s Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House. The event will begin at 5 pm. Rhodes will be joined by fellow poets Panio Gianopoulos and Miranda Field who will read from their own collections as well. Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: November 1, 2017, 9:11 pm

Los Angeles Review of Books Interviews Gabrielle Calvocoressi on Latest Collection, ROCKET FANTASTIC

“Gabrielle Calvocoressi’s latest book of poems, Rocket Fantastic, is both her strangest and her most immediate — at once overtly narrative and startlingly discontinuous, thoroughly kind and streaked with violence, proper to a specific moment and alluringly out of time.” — Jonathan Farmer, Los Angeles Review of Books Read the full interview and review here. Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: October 18, 2017, 6:30 pm

Read Two Poems by Patrick Donnelly Featured on Waxwing

Read “The moon” and “A mistake” by Patrick Donnelly, currently featured on Waxwing. Patrick Donnelly is the director of the Poetry Seminar at The Frost Place. Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: October 18, 2017, 3:22 pm

Boston Review’s Liz Bowen Reviews Vievee Francis’s Collection FOREST PRIMEVAL

Former Frost Place faculty and current Trustee at The Frost Place Vievee Francis is the author of Forest Primeval, her latest collection. It has received a lot of notoriety and praise, most recently from Liz Bowen of the Boston Review. Read the full review here! Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: October 17, 2017, 4:23 pm

Read and Listen to “Staring into the Sun” by Jennifer Grotz

Jennifer Grotz’s poem “Staring into the Sun” is the Poem-of-the-Day from Academy of American Poets. Read the poem and listen to Grotz read it aloud here! Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: October 12, 2017, 1:02 pm

“Some Thoughts on Building the Atom Bomb” by Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Read the poem “Some Thoughts on Building the Atom Bomb” by former Frost Place faculty member Gabrielle Calvocoressi. The poem appears in Lit Hub and is from her latest collection Rocket Fantastic. Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: October 11, 2017, 1:30 pm

Four Way Books & Friends Fall 2017 Launch Reading Friday, Sep. 29 in NYC

The Frost Place executive director Maudelle Driskell will join poets Maggie Anderson and Stephen Motika on Friday, September 29, at 7 pm for a poetry reading hosted by Four Way Books and The Bureau of General Services-Queer Division. The reading will take place at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center at 208 West … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: September 21, 2017, 3:05 pm