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2011: The year in review

This morning, when I went to wake my 11-year-old son, I found him at the window, a camera in his hand. “What are you doing up already, Paul?” I asked. “I just had to take a picture of the fog; … Continue reading

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Jeanne M. Leiby, 1964-2011

Last month I learned of the death of Jeanne Leiby, editor of The Southern Review and author of Downriver, which we published in 2007. Downriver had been selected by Quinn Dalton as the winner of the first Doris Bakwin Award … Continue reading

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The Book of Ystwyth – a post from Wales

I am in Wales just for a few days, to attend tomorrow’s opening of Clive Hicks-Jenkins’ 60th-Birthday Retrospective Exhibition at the National Library of Wales. The exhibition will continue through August, and is celebrated additionally by the publication of two … Continue reading

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How we promote our authors

Here are some of our younger workers helping with the recent mailing for Minnie Bruce Pratt’s Inside the Money Machine and Yvonne Murphy’s Aviaries For every book we publish, we engage in a major marketing campaign. We send out about … Continue reading

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From Wrens to Chickens… Judy Hogan now

Just wanted to note a lovely report from past CWP staffer Ruth Eckles about a backyard chicken workshop she attended. The workshop was led by none other than CWP founder Judy Hogan. Here’s a link to Ruth’s report.

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why I like grant applications

Of course I could fill two paragraphs with why I don’t like them (e.g., budgets present and past, learning new application software, the very fact of a deadline), but there is much that I do like. Interestingly, writing a good … Continue reading

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Yvonne Murphy in NC, April 14-15

We’re all looking forward to Yvonne Murphy’s visit to North Carolina during April, National Poetry Month. She’ll be in the Triangle/Triad for several days. On Thursday morning, April 14th, she will visit UNC-Greensboro–Jennifer Whitaker’s poetry seminar. The evening of the … Continue reading

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Flipping the switch – to our new site

Well, if you’re reading this, it has already happened. We’ve departed from our old, static website, and “moved house” to this lovely, flexible virtual space. It’s a WordPress Theme, but adjusted to look like our publicity materials–through the programming expertise … Continue reading

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AWP Preparation- Hurray! You’re A Poet!

I have a little love/hate thing going on with AWP. Continue reading

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2011 Poetry Book Contest

Our next poetry book contest will take submissions with a deadline of 2/15/2011. The final judge for this contest will be Lee Ann Brown and we anticipate results in September 2011. Please note: While other sources may have the deadline … Continue reading

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