Bob Dylan, the 2016 Nobel Prize winner in Literature has of course popped up in several ontheWilderside posts.
poets Jeffrey Watkins, Ian Wilder, and 2013 Suffolk County poet laureate Pramila Venkateswaran. for poetry readings at Riverhead Library
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Walt Whitman leaves of Grass marathon reading 10am – 6 pm at Canio’s Books. Community poets, actors and others will read a selection of Whitman’s poems.
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From TribLive News…The headline: “Man claims State Police fired him because he used ‘Ebonics’ in his reports“. The quote: “[William C. Peake of Pennsylvania] claims in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday that the State Police fired him…because of his race and a false claim that he used “Ebonics” in his reports.” A poem, written by […]
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Fresh from reading at an open mic in San Diego, Ian Wilder presents . . .
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Walt Whitman is one of my favorite poets. I like to remember his birthday, which is on May 31st, and falls on a [Thursday for 2012 and Friday for 2013] this year. There are some events and celebrations around this time at the Walt Whitman Birthplace in Long Island. And, my idea for a holiday […]
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My copy of Turtle Island by Gary Snyder is dog-eared and bookmarked, notated and scribbled over.
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This looks like a great event for fun and sharing. Sent to us by our friend Ana Božičević, a great poet, who has performed at PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse. -KW 2012 Chapbook Festival Wed – Fri, Mar 28-30 Wednesday-Friday March 28th-30th Location: Center for Book Arts 28 West 27th Street, NYC More info at: www.chapfest.wordpress.com 10am-1pm and […]
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mindblowingly amazing discoveries: Ginsberg’s Poetry Guide & The Queen transforms All the Lonely People
I officially declare today the annual day of mindblowingly amazing discoveries. While I was wondering around I heard the song at the bottom of this post playing in a food establishment. It took a few minutes to understand what I was listening too, and when I did I was blown through the walls. It […]
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The Welcome to Boog City festival continues tonight and tomorrow night. The full schedule can be found on this pdf. You can find the facebook event here. This is a video of Ian Wilder reading his poem thinking of Jane standing on the edge of the woods. As a bonus there is his Steve Earle poem at […]
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Poets in Port is the 4th Friday of Every month: 07/22 Friday 7:30pm Poets in Port, featuring Milind Padki plus open reading Caffé Portofino, 249 Main St., Northport, opposite the theater.http://northportarts.org/ 08/26 Friday 7:30pm Poets in Port, featuring Ed Luhrs plus open reading Caffé Portofino, 249 Main St., Northport, opposite the theater.http://northportarts.org/ 09/23 Friday 7:30pm […]
Update: Some photos from Boogfest 2011 are at Ian’s Flickr: here. Two months from now, from Fri., Aug. 5 through Tues. Aug. 9, we’ll be celebrating Boog’s 20th anniversary by putting on the fifth annual Welcome to Boog City poetry and music festival. The poetry readings are curated by Jim Behrle, Joanna Fuhrman, and me. The music is booked by Brian […]
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