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What's New Earlier than 2005 - Archived

A New Review by James R. Sims - September 2004

A Review of Michael S. Glaser's Being a Father by James R. Sims.

Arts Council Awards Fellowships to Seven Local Artists - May, 2004

Arts Council Silicon Valley announced the recipients of seven Artist Fellowship Grants for their contributions to the field of Visual Arts (photography) and Literary Arts (poetry). The Arts Council annually awards Artist Fellowships in rotating categories to recognize professional working artists and to enable them to continue to pursue their creative work...

Contemporary American Theater Festival's 14th year:
“Casting the Future, Launching New Theater”

Four new plays are in continuous repertory: “Homeland Security” by Stuart Flack, “Rounding Third” by Richard Dresser, “Flag Day by Lee Blessing; and a world premiere of Keith Glover’s musical, “The Rose of Corozon: A Texas Songplay.”

A New Interview with Ellen Bass

Read it here, an interview with Ellen Bass by Parthenia M. Hicks

A New interview with Dorianne Laux

Read it here, an interview with Dorianne Laux by Michael J. Vaughn!

News (Halfdan Hussey, TMR Contributor, Inks Major Film Deal)

September 26, 2003


San Jose Motion Pictures (SJMP), created by the same team that founded and built the Cinequest Film Festival, announces the international sales acquisition of its feature film, SEIZING ME by Echelon Entertainment. SEIZING ME is a provocative psycho-erotic thriller about a troubled yet gifted woman, Rose, who captures three unique people, wanting to seize the pieces necessary to complete herself. ( More in link )

On Radio

Sundays from 4 to 5 pm, WPFW-FM 89.3FM Washington DC. Grace Cavalieri hosts a Silver Jubilee of Poetry. Poets from the past 25 years brought back on "The Poet and the Poem" on WPFW-FM, Pacifica Radio to celebrate the station's quarter of a century on air.

TMR Contributor Milestones

Patrice Vecchione—The Body Eclectic named One of Year's Best for Teens

Ms. Vecchione's latest book, The Body Eclectic, was just named one of the year's best books for teens by Booklist, a trade review publication. It was also chosen by another review magazine, Children's Literature, as one of their favorites, one of 150 out of 4,000. Moreover, the New York Public Library has included it on their list of best books for teens.

Allan Petersen Wins Defined Providence Press Book Competition for "Anonymous Or"

The book should be out in a couple of months. Read the judge's commentary that will appear on the cover here.

Dragonfly Press publishes Robert S. Pesich's BURNED KILIM

"BURNED KILIM tears the corner off a life... without any of the pretentious self-consciousness that pervades most of our post-modern poetry. Reading it from cover to cover releases a freshness to one's spirit that rarely shines through the constant degradation to which every citizen in our society succumbs."—Paul B. Roth

Grace Cavalieri's CUFFED FRAYS wins First Place for Long Poem

Grace Cavalieri's CUFFED FRAYS, a forthcoming chapbook from Argonne House Press, has just won first place, for Long Poem, in The West Virginia Writers, Inc., Annual Competition, 2001, and a dramatized version of CUFFED FRAYS has just won the Charleston Stage Company New Plays Contest, 2001

Flatiron Films Options Joe Cadora's "The Devil's Music"

Flatiron Films has recently optioned author, Joe Cadora's unpublished manuscript entitled, "The Devil's Music", a beautifully written Southern blues saga set against the Depression era South.

Poet's love of language proves rewarding

Parthenia Hicks wins the Villa Montalvo's 1999 Biennial Poetry Competition.

Maurya Simon named Poet of the Month

Maurya Simon, the author of four volumes of poetry has been named Poet of the Month by The Academy of American Poets

Congratulations to 2000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry
Award Winner Robert Wrigley

Read the details: Tufts Awards Announces Winners

National Book Awards 2000

Take a look at who received nominations and who were the winners in four major categories: Young People's Literature, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Fiction. Kim Addonizio captured a nomination for Tell Me published by BOA Editions, Ltd.

James Dickey Prize for Poetry

Kim Addonizio of San Francisco won the 2000 James Dickey Prize for Poetry. She received $1,000, and her poems were published in the Spring/Summer 2001 issue of Five Points, a literary journal published by Georgia State University's Department of English. The annual prize is given for up to three poems. For information on the Five Points, James Dickey Prize for Poetry, contact Five Points, Georgia State University, Department of English, University Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30303-3083. Megan Sexton, Managing Editor.

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