Monthly Archives: February 2006

Carnival of Blog Translation – a post from La letra escarlata

Here is my (rather hasty, last minute) translation of a post by Hester Prynne of La letra escarlata, “Primera persona del singular del futuro imperfecto“; done for the first Carnival of Blog Translation over on the ALTA blog. (I apologize … Continue reading

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Woolf Camp

woolf camp Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. Here’s some of the crowd at WoolfCamp, a writing/blogging retreat. Duuuuude! It was heavenly to hang out with those 30+ women and 5 men, most of them with laptops surgically attached to their … Continue reading

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transparency, identity, blogging

Huzzah for this article… Jon Udell on transparency in blogging professional life. The issue here isn’t simply that employers don’t get what blogging is or can be. I think that’s changing. I think there is an emerging consensus that professional … Continue reading

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function of the line

A handy link to Denise Levertov’s essay On the Function of the Line. (So I don’t lose it… I’ll come back to this later.) technorati tags: levertov, linebreaks, poetics, poetry, denise levertov Related posts:all the poets, they studied rules of … Continue reading

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One book to rule them all

I just got back from the library/community meeting to choose the possible books for the “One Book, One Community” program that will happen in May. Our town has about 90,000 people and about half of them speak Spanish (counting the … Continue reading

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Carnival of Blog Translation

Announcing the first Carnival of Blog Translation! Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 2006!On the day of the Carnival, a participant translates one post by another blogger, and posts it on her own blog with a link to the original. She would need … Continue reading

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Waverley report, January reading

I’m behind in my notes on readings that I go to. Here’s some notes from the January meeting of Waverley Writers, a large, friendly open mike that happens in a Quaker church. The MC, Jean Chacona, introduces people in groups … Continue reading

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Reading tonight in Oakland

I’ll be reading tonight at the Nomad Cafe in Oakland… It’s on Shattuck and 65th St., walking distance from Ashby BART. 7:00-9:00. Serene will read a few poems, then I’ll read my poems and translations, and then a break and … Continue reading

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genre or movement?

I was challenged to explain what I mean by “genre” and how it’s different from a “literary movement”. So, is modernismo a genre? A movement? Or what? Some theorists talk about genre as form – as poetry, drama, prose; elegy, … Continue reading

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East Coast bilingual poets

“In Two Tongues/En Dos Lenguas: Bilingual Spoken Word.” Emerging poets (or student poets) living in the Mid-Atlantic region sought for a new reading series to begin this Spring in Arlington. Each emerging poet will be paired with a “master” poet. … Continue reading

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