Poetry

March 01 2021

It has been decades since Kalamazoo Metro Transit bus riders have been treated to poetry on buses’ overhead placards, but riders are soon

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March 01 2020

Many sirens inspired Margaret DeRitter’s new book, Singing Back to the Sirens.

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November 01 2018

It all started with a son’s simple questions: “Have you ever heard of Johnny Appleseed? Was he real, Mom?”

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August 01 2018

Kalamazoo poet Diane Seuss was staying in a hotel in Portland, Maine, in April 2016 when she received a text from her editor that she was

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April 01 2018

For two years, Allison Kennedy has been the executive director of Fire Historical and Cultural Arts Collaborative, a Kalamazoo youth spac

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May 01 2017

Many people have noted to poet Elizabeth Kerlikowske that she has the same sort of “skewed sense of humor” as painter and fellow Kalamazo

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January 30 2017

A collaborative project involving more than 50 area artists and writers that has been over a year in the making debuts to the public this

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January 01 2015

In an exhibition opening this month at Western Michigan University, more than 30 Kalamazoo-area poets and artists explore what solidifies

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August 28 2014

Jennifer Clark can’t remember a time when she wasn’t interested in writing.

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March 01 2014

When Janet Ruth Heller was studying modern Israeli literature in college, she came across a poem that would inspire her own poetry for th

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