Tuesday, September 30, 2014

"A Splendid Wake" Issue on Beltway Poetry Quarterly

Congratulations to Myra Sklarew, the heroic guest editor of the newest issue of Beltway Poetry Quarterly, whose issue, also called "A Splendid Wake," was published today.

This large special issue of the journal is available for free online.  It features 17 rich and fascinating essays by 14 authors on DC poets and poetry movements:

Regie Cabico, "DC Slam History"
Dan Vera, "Reinaldo Arenas and Roberto Valero: Friends and Exiles in Washington, DC"
Brian Gilmore, "Larry Neal: In Service of Art"
Patricia Gray, "Poetry Behind the Scenes at the Library of Congress"
Myra Sklarew, "William Stafford"
Kim Roberts and Dan Vera, "Remembered by Name"
Janet Hulstrand, "An Interview with James A. Emanuel"
Linda Pastan, "Roland Flint and Siv Cedering Fox"
Kenneth Carroll, "8-Rock Collective"
Julie R. Enszer, "'I'll Settle for a Moment of Glory': Lesbian Feminist Poetry in Washington"
Kim Roberts, "DC Poetry Anthologies"
Myra Sklarew, "The Howard Poets in Perspective"
Myra Sklarew, "Sam Allen, aka Paul Vesey"
Elisavietta Ritchie, "Macomb Street Workshops"
Philip K. Jason, "Monumental Merrill"
Grace Cavalieri, "Interview with May Miller"
Toni Asante Lightfoot, "From Friends to Griots: The Modern Urban Griots"

Links to these web pages will also be made on the "Splendid Wake" blog. 

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