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Lynne Spigelmire Viti was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a lecturer emerita in the Writing Program at Wellesley College. A graduate of Mercy High School in Baltimore, she attended the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, and received her B.A.cum laude in English Literature from Barnard College. After teaching high school English for several years in Stamford, Connecticut and Brookline, Massachusetts, she earned her Ph.D. and J.D. from Boston College.Viti has authored numerous academic articles on legal topics, composition theory and, literature and media. Her first chapbook, Baltimore Girls, was published in March, 2017, and her second collection, The Glamorganshire Bible, in 2018 (both from Finishing Line Press). She is also the author of a poetry microchapbook, (Origami Poems Project 2017). Her poetry, nonfiction and fiction has appeared in over a hundred online and print journals and anthologies, including The Wire: Urban Decay and American Television (2009),The Baltimore Sun,Amuse-Bouche, The Paterson Review, The Little Patuxent Review, Drunk Monkeys, Cultured Vultures, Incandescent Mind and Right Hand Pointing. She won Honorable Mentions in the 2015 Allen Ginsberg Poetry Contest, the 2017 Joe Gouveia Poetry Contest,and the 2015 Glimmer Train Short Fiction Contest.
She has read her work at Gallery 55 (Natick), MA; Mass. Poetry Festival; Bird-in-Hand /Ivy Bookshop Baltimore, MD; Little Patuxent Review; Book Culture Bookstore, NY, NY; Boston Public Library; Westwood, MA Public Library; Wellfleet, MA Public Library; Ferguson Library, Stamford, CT; Mercy High School, Baltimore, MD; Enoch Pratt Library, Baltimore, MD; Dover, MA Public Library; New England Mobile Book Fair, Newton, MA; Wellesley College; Old Frog Pond Farm Plein Air Poetry, Harvard, MA; Charlestown Retirement Community (Catonsville, MD); Louisburg Cottages, CountyMayo, Ireland.
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Join me on BAN Radio Show for an Intimate Conversation with bestselling author Mary B. Morrison. Mary will discuss her new radio show, the HoneyB Morrison Show and three of her latest books. The HoneyB Morrison Show will be hosted by Worldstar Hit Radio, live-streaming weekly in 22 different countries.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR New York Times bestselling author Mary B. Morrison believes that women should shape their own destiny. Born in Aurora, IL, and raised in New Orleans, LA, she took a chance and quit her near six-figure government job to self-publish her first book, Soulmates Dissipate, in 2000 and begin her literary career. Mary’s books have appeared on numerous bestseller lists. Mary is actively involved in a variety of philanthropic endeavors, and in 2006 she sponsored the publication of an anthology written by 33 sixth-graders.
In 2010 and 2014, Mary produced a play based on her novel, Single Husbands, which she wrote under her pseudonym, HoneyB. Her wonderful son, Jesse Byrd, Jr., is the owner of Oiseau Clothes and writing novels for adolescents. Mary currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit Mary Honey B Morrison on Facebook, Twitter @ marybmorrison, and at MaryMorrison.com.
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You might recognize the title of this podcast if you picked up the July 2018 issue of The Writer. In it, you'll find my article on my former grad school writing teacher Phillip Lopate.
I interviewed Lopate last December about his career and in the next two episodes, I'm sharing some of our chat with you.
In it, we talk about his latest book, A Mother's Tale, the usefulness of code-switching, the importance of anticipating the readers' objections, and much, much more!
Sensuality is in the aroma of your morning coffee, the flavor as it tickles taste buds, and in the feel of your body as it courses inside... oh, smells so good, come taste sensuality.
Find it, find your sensual voice. Whisper with wishes for romance, scream with desire, love, and longing. Find it in words;
In the bold aroma of freshly brewed coffee beans, the crispy taste of sizzling bacon as the flavor delights your tongue...
in the feel of a kiss as lips brush, tongues tangle, and mouths feast, and in the magic of eyes locking across a crowded room... find it in the beauty of nature, so full of sights, smells and sounds it caresses the senses... Find it...
Sensuality is everywhere, touch it, taste it, feel it. In poetry we can do anything, be anything; come express yourself.
Dip your quill inside the inkwell of endless possibilities and show me your sensuality, paint me a picture with your words.
Close your eyes, inhale, feel, breathe.. write on
This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!
1. Judy Juanita, Homeage to the Black Arts Movement: A Handbook, joins us to talk about her reading and panel discussion at African American Museum & Library at Oakland, 659 14th Street, Oakland, this Sat., Sept. 15, 2-4 p.m. on the Black Arts Movement and the 50th Anniversary of the School of Ethnic Studies.
2. Wanda Ravernell, Ominra Institute, joins us to talk about the 5th Annual Black-Eyed Pea Festival on the front lawn at Oakland Technical High School. It is a free event.
3. Rev. Liza Rankow, co-founder, One Life Institute, joins us to talk about Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart: An Evening with Alice Walker & Desert Rose at First Congregational Church of Oakland, Friday, September 21, 7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m., 2501 Harrison Street, Oakland. For tickets visit: https://www.onelifeinstitute.org/workshops-events Founded in 1999 by world music composer, Lynne Holmes, Desert Rose is based in Cape Town, South Africa and is widely regarded as leading composers, producers and performers of Universal Sacred World Music. In 2005 Lynne Holmes teamed up with her life partner, Yusuf Ganief, and started an exciting journey through diverse cultures and faith groups from Sufism, Gregorian Chanting to ancient languages including Aramaic, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hebrew and Gurmukhi. Visit https://www.desertrosemusic.co.za/ http://tobtr.com/10965175
One day you will stand before God and give an account of your life. The most important question you can ask yourself now is, will you be ready?
Most Christians know their response to the cross determines where they will spend eternity. But did you know that how you’ll spend eternity is determined by what you do in this life?
God wants you to discover your calling—He’s not trying to keep you in the dark. In fact, He longs for you to find the meaning and purpose that comes with knowing why you’ve been placed on this earth.
In Driven by Eternity, best-selling author John Bevere uses an eye-opening allegory and extensive Scripture to unveil how our daily choices shape our eternal existence.
Life beyond the final breath is much more than a destination. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Discover your God-given destiny and make your life count both today and forever.
Today we welcome to the show Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Moceanu, Dominique took home the Gold in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.
Today Dominique has written a book about her Life entitled 'Off Balance' which is a New York Times best Seller. In this book Dominique shares the highs and lows of her life and what almost tore her family apart.
Come join us today as Dominique will discuss her book and hear her inspiration for being in the Olympics!
Hello! So excited to share this insightful interview with you - Mac Rogers, writer of The Message, Life After and Steal the Stars - all supreme audio dramas released into the wild with exceptional quality, storytelling and production values on every one.
Find out Mac's thoughts on his writing process and character development (He discusses elements of plot from Steal the Stars so do listen to that before this if you can to stop spoilers changing your listening experience.) and he gives his hugely unmissablewriting top tips too!
We also launch our new Sound Design competition in association with Aural Stage Studios and ADN. So please Do listen to the end for finer details.
Thanks so much to our wonderful Patreon supporters and all who listen. We do hope you find these eps useful! Let us know who else you'd like to hear us interview next....
In this TIME LOOP episode,
Emi talks about the second oldest profession in the world, live entertainment; in the form of Magic and interviews a famous Magician and Comedian, from Toledo, Ohio, Michael Night!
Emi and Michael discuss a variety of topics and even get into some pretty intense subjects. If you have a loved one going through a hard time or your family is in a rough patch, this episode is a MUST LISTEN.
You can click below to see if/when Michael's shows will be or to contact him.
Twitter Feed: @ComedyMagic
Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/MichaelNightMagic/
As Sondheim wrote, "Art isn't easy," but listening to people across the globe talk about it is! Our selection of shows that fall under the art umbrella is unparalleled, because we've got the world's most beloved authors, most talked-about actors and truly groundbreaking artists discussing their work, their influences and the creative process. On any given day, join in conversation with bestselling novelists, with museum curators on major fine art exhibits, with directors and writers whose films are the talk of Sundance or Cannes, with newsmakers whose latest works are changing the face of photography, mixed media or interior design. Spoken word is also voiced here, and other forms of poetry, as are journaling, crafts and more. Yes, BlogTalkRadio is bursting with self-expression; so if you've got a creative passion you'd like to share with the world, why not host your own show? We'll have you know, that part is easy.
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