Category Archives: e-phemera

“There I go, rising”: Maya Angelou performing her poetry

Like readers and writers the world over, we at PRISM international is saddened by the passing of writer, teacher and generally phenomenal woman, Dr. Maya Angelou. But, like all artists who create, Maya Angelou has left behind enough of herself … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster Ride of a Working Poet

In the following video, “You are going to now get a rare [and hilarious] glimpse into the stream of consciousness of a live, living poet.” Enjoy “The Normal Day” by Barbara Brownskirt, Poet of the People:

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AWP Round-up: PRISM Designer andrea bennett’s BuzzFeed Debut

PRISM made a strong showing at this year’s Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference, or AWP, as mentioned in my last post. Most of our staff and many of our volunteers were able to experience it, including PRISM Designer … Continue reading

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AWP Round-up: PRISM goes to Seattle!

The PRISM staff is back from the biggest writing conference in North America! The 2014 Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference (abbreviated—for some unknown reason—to AWP)  was held in Seattle and it was a wonderful opportunity to learn from established writers … Continue reading

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How to Annoy a Writer, Part II

In recent e-phemera offerings, I shared Ruth Daniell‘s 10 Ways to Annoy a Poet and a story by Nicole Boyce, both of which were inspired by Rebecca Makkai‘s  hilarious post 14 Ways to Tick Off a Writer. Continuing with Makkai’s theme—“Writers are fun and … Continue reading

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How to Annoy a Writer, Part I

In my last e-phemera offering, I shared Ruth Daniell‘s 10 Ways to Annoy a Poet, which was inspired by Rebecca Makkai‘s  hilarious post 14 Ways to Tick Off a Writer. Continuing with Makkai’s theme—“Writers are fun and easy to annoy”—I share with you … Continue reading

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