Category Archives: #PeopleCollection

Google Fails Poe

Today is Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday. Writers, readers, libraries and blogs everywhere are lauding the master of dark words… everyone but Google. The search bar, which regularly highlights people I’ve never heard of with cute gifs, games, and graphics, is … Continue reading

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Virtual Venue: Curious Fictions

I got an invite to join a new online virtual venue for writers called Curious Fiction. When I clicked over to check it out, I saw Ashley Dioses already over there. If Ashley is on there, it must be a … Continue reading

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An Evening with Neil Gaiman!

Thank you to the Lied Center of Kansas City for inviting the public to spend an evening with literary legend Neil Gaiman—for free! I went today and stood in line to get my tickets. I’ve been a Neil Gaiman groupie … Continue reading

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Jason Silva on Ego Death

If you haven’t watched one of Jason Silva’s videos before, here’s your chance. They are ecstatic, transcendent electric fire for your mind and soul. To describe his videos, I would have to make an adjective chain a page long—and I’d … Continue reading

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Introducing J. Michael Jocelyn

J. Michael Jocelyn is a name you may not be familiar with yet, but this political activist and poet is sure to start gaining notoriety as a unique voice that sounds boldly. I had the pleasure of interviewing Jocelyn recently. … Continue reading

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Review: Escape Claws en español

The first review for the Spanish translation of Escape Claws is out on Athnecdotario Incoherente, the blog of Athman M. Charles. The review is by Soraya Murillo—a wonderful interviewer, reviewer and friend. The review is also in Spanish. I have permission to translate this review and … Continue reading

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Meet Jim Russo of Central Coast Poetry Shows

Jim Russo is a poetry activist. For the last year he has been managing Central Coast Poetry Shows—a social media based platform for new and seasoned poets. CCPS provides valuable experience and exposure for poets as well as introducing poetry … Continue reading

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David Accurso: Kansas City Artist

Meet David Accurso, a local artist in Kansas City quickly gaining a name for himself for his precise and detailed stippling creations. Stippling is a technique in which the artist strategically places thousands of dots that blend with one another to … Continue reading

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From Soraya: The Melancholy of Haruo Satō

Today I have another guest post from my Spanish speaking friend, Soraya Murillo Hernandez. Today she shares the translation of her article on the work of Haruo Satō. Sato was a Japanese novelist and poet active during the Taishō and Shōwa periods … Continue reading

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Dreaming America: Voices of Undocumented Youth

Poetry, at its highest form, gives a voice to the mute. Scribbled on a scrap of paper, it can become a flag to stand behind. It can become a beacon for the lost to follow. The poetry in Dreaming America … Continue reading

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