The Frost Place
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Posted: June 25, 2022, 7:49 am
On June 24,1497, explorer John Cabot claimed Eastern Canada for England. He believed he had found Asia in Nova Scotia… I hope your day is better navigated! Keep well, CMG
Posted: June 24, 2022, 8:02 am
Registrations are open for the 2022 Poetry Seminar at The Frost Place! Follow the link for more information and to meet this year’s stellar faculty!
Posted: June 23, 2022, 7:34 pm
Courtesy Post: The Tenth Gate Prize honors mid-career poets writing in English. Entry is open to authors of at least two previously published full-length poetry collections (excluding chapbooks, self-published volumes, and forthcoming titles). A prize of $1000 and publication of the full-length collection is awarded annually. Kasey Jueds serves as Series Editor; the winning manuscript is …
Posted: June 23, 2022, 3:22 pm
Most people would associate Washington Irving with the thrilling tale of Ichabod Crane, that hapless schoolmaster, and the Headless Horseman. He is also the author of the story of Rip Van Winkle, which has a darker, more political theme. The first edition of The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. was released on June 23, …
Posted: June 23, 2022, 8:42 am
The Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching/Writing Intensive Reading Series on Facebook Live!
Please plan to join us on The Frost Place Facebook page! The line-up of poets reading is amazing! Readings will be held at 7 pm EST. There is no admission fee, but donations to The Frost Place are very welcome. Saturday, June 25 Kerrin McCadden Sunday, June 26, Julia Bouwsma Monday, June 27, Patricia Smith …
Posted: June 22, 2022, 3:55 pm
Courtesy Post: The Four Way Books June Open Reading Period Open to all poets and fiction writers. Submit your book-length poetry collections, story collections, and novellas. Submissions accepted online only. June 1 – June 30, 2022 Click here to read the guidelines. Publishers of Joan Aleshire, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Tommye Blount, Karen Brennan, Liam Callanan, Cynthia Cruz, …
Posted: June 22, 2022, 10:54 am
Recently, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of dredging up old songs from my childhood to sing to my grand-daughter. Bits and pieces of nursery rhymes come bubbling up to the surface, alongside songs my dad sang to me and a few that I recall from elementary school music classes. To be honest, her favorite so …
Posted: June 22, 2022, 8:33 am
Let’s put a spotlight on former Frost Place Poetry Seminar faculty Rajiv Mohabir! Among myriad awards and kudos, Rajiv’s more recent accomplishments include receiving the New Immigrant Writing Award in 2019 from Restless Books for his memoir Antiman, selected by Terry Hong, Héctor Tobar, and Ilan Stavans ( Restless Books, 2021), and he is the …
Posted: June 21, 2022, 8:48 am
On June 20th, 1980, the musical comedy film The Blues Brothers, starring Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi, and featuring appearances by Aretha Franklin, Cab Calloway, and Ray Charles opened in 594 theaters. Jake: We’re putting the band back together. Mr. Fabulous: Forget it. No way. Elwood: We’re on a mission from God.
Posted: June 20, 2022, 8:44 am