In this Community Spotlight, Pete Hartman interviews Michelle Hannon, the Executive Director at The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow to discuss their latest fellowship. The newest fellowship aims to help authors seeking to express their love for nature, and the environment. To learn about their latest fellowship, go here.
When translator and poet Kaveh Bassiri first published his poem "Invention of I," in the literary journal Copper Nickel, he wasn't sure how audiences would respond. Now, that poem is included in the Best American Poetryof 2020 collection.
Last month, the Buffalo National River Park Service announced the first artist in its revamped artist-in-residence program. Samuel Binns, a poet in the Masters of Fine Arts program at the University of Arkansas, will contribute artwork and creative projects in exchange for three weeks of housing at the park in Jasper.
Geffrey Davis' new collection of poetry, Night Angler, provides considerations of growing up, growing older and more. The book is the 2018 James Laughlin Award winner, presented by the Academy of American Poets.
A poetry crawl, featuring the works of the late Arkansas poet C.D. Wright, will take place April 20 starting at noon at Fayetteville Public Library. The event, which includes a sidewalk poem installation, is a collaboration among Open Mouth Reading Series, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville Public Library and University of Arkansas Special Collections.