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AWP Reading Series: The Michigan Poet

The Michigan Poet distributes poetry from major Michigan based poets to: 1) Highlight the “backyard” talent of contemporary poets, and 2) Use poetry as a means of developing deep, unique cultural identities that have formerly suffered under commercial and industrial economic emphasis. Starting in February 2010, it has published monthly broadsides featuring one poem and distributed copies […]

Mark Lamoureux on four Cervena Barva Press Chapbooks

I first became acquainted with Cervena Barva Press through Kevin Gallagher, an author from my own press, who sent me a copy of his Cervena Barva chapbook Isolate Flecks. One of the great things about being an editor of a small press without an editorial hierarchy is that one is the sole arbiter of what […]

Electric Poetry – Linda Nemec Foster

by Olive, 88.1FM WYCE, Grand Rapids Community Media Center Topics: linda nemec foster, electric poetry, olive Linda Nemec Foster on Electric Poetry with Olive on 88.1FM WYCE.org Originally Published by Electric Poetry, click here to view article.

Polish-American Writers Reading at the Polish Museum of America

On February 12, 2009, The Polish Museum of America hosted a reading by five Polish American writers: Anthony Bukoski, Linda Nemec Foster, John Minczeski, Leslie Pietrzyk, and me. The event was a powerful emotional experience for all of us. Speaking for myself, I know that it’s not often that I have the opportunity to read to an […]

“Playground” by Dianne Carroll Burdick & Linda Nemec Foster

DIANNE CARROLL BURDICK: “I photographed all the images with black & white film and printed all images on fiber-base black & white paper. When the print is dry, I treat the paper with an oil-base solvent and color the image with colored pencils. ‘Playground’ was photographed at my dad’s ranch in Ukiah, California. Strangely enough, […]

Featured Poet Linda Nemec Foster on Through the 3rd Eye

The Fear of Vacuum Cleaners Ah, little one of the deep fish-eye, little dreamer of the night and the day and the night. You stare at this new world of air, earth, and light, wonder at the simplest things. How a green tendril can sprout from black ground. The deafening sound a vacuum cleaner makes. […]

Linda Nemec Foster: Zbigniew Herbert in My Life

Linda Nemec Foster: Zbigniew Herbert in My Life I first read the poetry of Zbigniew Herbert in the late 1970’s when I was in graduate school studying for my MFA in creative writing at Goddard College in Vermont. As part of the degree requirement, students had to teach a graduate level course to their fellow […]

Poetry featured on Lucid Rhythms

My Daughter Discovers the Violin Ever since she first lightly touched the strings, lowering the bow so that even the sparrows nesting outside her window could feel the music, my daughter has marveled over and over at how pure song can emanate from amber wood, transparent strings, even silent hands. My daughter, whose fingers run […]