poetry http://wmuk.org en Larry and Lina: Busy Chicago Poets In A Digital World http://wmuk.org/post/larry-and-lina-busy-chicago-poets-digital-world <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Larry Sawyer and </span>Lina<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Vitkauskas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Chicago are busy poets. In addition to publishing numerous poetry books, they helped start the Chicago School of Poetics and are co-editors of <em>Milk Magazine</em>, one of the first online poetry forums in the late </span>1990s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. You can find their work at <a href="http://kazoobooks.com/">Kazoo Books</a> in Kalamazoo.</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:47:07 +0000 Zinta Aistars 15966 at http://wmuk.org Larry and Lina: Busy Chicago Poets In A Digital World Poet and Author Kevin Coval Makes Youth Poetry "Louder Than A Bomb" http://wmuk.org/post/poet-and-author-kevin-coval-makes-youth-poetry-louder-bomb <p></p><p><span style="font-family: monospace; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Growing up during the era of 80's hip-hop, <a href="http://kevincoval.com/kc/">Kevin Coval</a> had his eyes opened to a world of poetry he never knew existed by dissecting the lyrics of his favorite artists. </span></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Erin Williams 15189 at http://wmuk.org Poet and Author Kevin Coval Makes Youth Poetry "Louder Than A Bomb" NPR, PBS, WMUK Programs All Subjects of New Poetry Book http://wmuk.org/post/npr-pbs-wmuk-programs-all-subjects-new-poetry-book <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“The Liberal Media Made Me Do It” is a collection of poems written about stories and shows on NPR, PBS, and even special programs on </span>WMUK<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 26 May 2014 20:25:55 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 14604 at http://wmuk.org NPR, PBS, WMUK Programs All Subjects of New Poetry Book 1st Poetry Festival is Large, Local, and Unique to the U.S. http://wmuk.org/post/1st-poetry-festival-large-local-and-unique-us <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There must be something in the water that attracts so many writers and poets to Kalamazoo.</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:25:58 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 13386 at http://wmuk.org 1st Poetry Festival is Large, Local, and Unique to the U.S. Last Hula: Poems of a Father's Final Aloha http://wmuk.org/post/last-hula-poems-fathers-final-aloha <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kellogg Community College professor and local poet Elizabeth </span>Kerlikowske<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be reading from her chapbook </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Last Hula</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the </span><a href="http://www.parchmentlibrary.org/parchment/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Parchment Community Library</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. It’s a look back at the last few months of her father's life.</span></p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 02:20:36 +0000 Zinta Aistars 13121 at http://wmuk.org Last Hula: Poems of a Father's Final Aloha