Does taking poetry slams into schools ignite students’ appreciation for traditional poetry and literature in general? Irma Gold chats to experienced poetry slammer Will Small and 17-year-old student Sam Francis about dynamic ways of teaching the canon, including the links between hip hop and performance poetry. Podcast production by Gold Music Productions.
Last year my company, Affirm Press, an emerging publishing company with more ideals than commercial sense, embarked on an initiative called Long Story Shorts. It was a commitment to publish six individual collections of stories by new and emerging writers, the last of which – Two Steps … Read more »
‘I must confess that I was initially skeptical about whether KYD could live up to its own hype. Well, dear Reader, I was wrong to have doubted’: Irma Gold’s review of Kill Your Darlings Issue One is up at the Overland blog.
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