January 18, 2013 - 12:06pm
Katerina Stoykova-Klemer headlines poetry event at Carmichael’s
How long has it been since we’ve put on poetry pants? Too long? I think so. Join poet Katerina Stoykova-Klemer at Carmichael’s Bookstore this Sunday, January 20th, as she headlines a special reading and signing and shares her new collection, ‘The Porcupine of Mind’ at 4pm.
Once upon a time, I lived in a very nicely painted bubble.  Like a lot of the best bubbles on Earth, mine glistened in the light, metallic rainbows wormed on the surface and we were weightless together.  I practically had my own planet.  I was in love with my bubble.  The...
January 11, 2013 - 12:36pm
Will Lavender kicks off the InKY Reading Series for 2013
There’s something just so good about a fresh season of readings. Let’s do it! Louisville Literary Arts hosts writer Will Lavender tonight at The Bard’s Town for its first round of the InKY Reading Series at 6:30pm.
Have you ever been so completely smitten in the brain and the heart and the soul so perfectly all at the exact same time by some one thing that you instantly become a seasoned junky to its call?  Whatever it may be – you see it, smell it, hear it, taste it and it’s undeniably meant...
January 3, 2013 - 2:21pm
Poetic License: Skinner’s ‘6.5 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets’ inspire
Well, ok, by “inspiring” I mean bludgeons the young dreaming wordsmith with black humor and promises of mild starvation and heartache. But this is a good thing. Local poet Jeffrey Skinner takes a twist on creative non-fiction with the self-help memoir, ‘The 6.5 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets’. And I read it.
If I had a nickel for every word I wrote…Child, it’s a lot of nickels.  You don’t even know.  Enough nickels to make heaping cartoonish mountains of currency in unfathomably large caverns.  It looks like glitter.  Dunes of disco ball bits.  Enough nickels...
December 28, 2012 - 8:00am
December Arts and Entertainment with open mic features Mick Parsons and Big Popp
Big Poppa Stampley (music) and Mick Parsons (poet) will be featured at this month's Sub Rosa: The Creative Courtyard: an arts and entertainment showcase and networking event at Bearno's Highlands on Friday 12/28.
 This month's arts and entertainment networking event will be tonight (12/28) and features Cincinnati poet Mick Parsons, who has recently traveled to many surrounding states to perform and take in the view. He shares stories in between poems and his storytelling keeps the audience...
December 20, 2012 - 3:23pm
Give a good read: Save with Sarabande Books’ Winter BOGO Sale
The world may be ending tomorrow (no, I’m not letting that go); you have practically zero holiday shopping days. Own it. Give literacy and buy local in the home stretch with Sarabande Books’ BOGO Winter Sale.
Haddaway is a poet. Wait.  Don’t leave.  Wait.  Take my hand.  It’s going to be fine.  We will do this the right way, and it’s going to be full of grace.  You must trust me.Haddaway (you know who he is).  He’s written neither sonnets...