THE POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY WEEKLY VIRTUAL UPDATE
Issue # 526 - ISSN: 1523-6587
October 29 - November 4, 2007
~ This week featuring poets from LOS ANGELES, CA and NEW YORK CITY, NY
~ 2 new poetry and writing related link added this week.
~ 2008 Poetry Speaks boxed calendar featured this week in the PSH
~ PSH LIVE Schedule: Contest announcement in the archive. Open
reading Nov 18.
~ Poetry / Writing related Classified Ads.
POETS OF THE WEEK
~ This week's featured poets are:CHRISTOPHER MULROONEY and I.B. RAD:
CHRISTOPHER MULROONEY (Los Angeles, California) has written poems and
translations in City Works, Merge,�New Translations, Vanitas and
I.B. RAD (New York City, New York) is an irreverent civic poet who
uses a variety of styles that he thinks are suitable for
civic/satirical poetry. His sometimes-controversial work has been
published in a number of electronic and hardcopy publications. I.B.
and Mrs. Rad live in New York City with an adorable dog, who allows
them the run of the house.
Click on "FEATURED POETS" from the main PSH menu to read their work.
NEW POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY LINKS
Here are all of the new sites added to the Poetry Super Highway's
poetry and writing links sections.
You can find the actual links on the PSH website in the 3 poetry links
categories. Click on "Add Your Link Here" from the main PSH menu to
add your poetry/writing website to our directory.
NEW ONLINE PUBLICATIONS LISTINGS THIS WEEK
~ POETIC ART
MUST HAVE QUICKTIME TO view VIDEOS...escape the cookie cutter life
and get ORIGINAL artwork for your home/office. Just try it out...and
NEW INDIVIDUAL POETS PAGES LISTINGS THIS WEEK
~ POETRY, MUSIC, ART
Poetry Music and art of Andrew Johnson aka Easy Skanking IREALIZASHON
POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY BOOKSTORE
Featured this week in the Poets of the Week Books section of the PSH
2008 POETRY SPEAKS BOXED CALENDAR
A year of poets and poetry based on the bestselling book with audio,
bringing you short poetry from the greatest poets past and present,
along with their thoughts and reflections on their craft and
fascinating biographical information. Includes much-loved favorites
and little-known works by well-known as well as new poets, and
introduces the reader to many new talents working today.
Calendar, 366 pages, published by Sourcebooks, Inc., (May, 2007)
~ If you are or were a featured poet of the week on the Poetry Super
Highway AND you have a book available through Amazon.com, please let
me know so we can feature your work in the Poetry Super Highway
Bookstore in a new section just for former featured poet's books.
Write books@PoetrySuperHighway.com with your name and the title of
UPCOMING POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY LIVE EVENTS
Our Live events are hosted through BlogTalk Radio and can be accessed
during the event by visiting http://www.blogtalkradio.com/psh and
clicking on the "Click to Listen" button.
You can listen to the shows through your web browser as well as call
in and ask questions live through by dialing (646) 716-7362 during
the live broadcast.
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If you can't make the live time, you can also listen to any past show
by visiting http://www.blogtalkradio.com/psh and clicking on the
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Worldwide Open Reading
Sunday November 18, 2:00 pm (pacific)
Call in and read your poetry, open mic style. No content or style
restrictions. Share details about your local poetry community with
our listeners. We want to hear you!
RECENTLY ARCHIVED BROADCAST:
2007 Poetry Contest Winners Announcement
Sunday October 7, 2:00 pm (pacific)
We announced the winners here first in the 10th annual Poetry Super
Highway Poetry contest. Tune in to hear all the statistics...how many
people entered, average scores, and all the names of the poets who
scored in the top 10 positions.
GOT A SHOW IDEA?
Poetry Super Highway Live would love to host your reading, interview,
contest promotion or other poetry/writing related show. Please e-mail
your show idea to Rick@PoetrySuperHighway.com, and we'll take it from
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WERGLE FLOMP HUMOR POETRY CONTEST (no fee)Seventh annual free contest
with a special twist. The winner of our first contest was Poetry
Super Highway's Rick Lupert! Fifteen cash prizes totaling $3,336.40.
Top prize $1,359. Submit one poem by April 1 deadline. No entry fee.
Winning entries published online. Judge: Jendi Reiter. Sponsored by
Winning Writers. Winning Writers is proud to be one of "101 Best
Websites for Writers" (Writer's Digest, 2005-2007). Guidelines and
online submission at http://www.winningwriters.com/wergle
The Poet's Haven - 10th Anniversary of PoetsHaven.com!
Come join us at 8:00 PM on Saturday, November 17th at Muggswigz
Coffee & Tea Co. in Canton, Ohio for an open-mic poetry event. This
will be recorded and podcast on PoetsHaven.com! Visit PoetsHaven.com
for directions and more details.
The Poet's Haven Digest Issue Zero is getting republished as a FREE
e-book download! The e-book will be available on October 31st.
The Poet's Haven is an online magazine that has published over 5,100
pages of poetry, stories, and artwork from over 1,900 creators. We
are open to submissions from writers of all ages and experience
levels, with no restrictions on style, length, or genre, and minimal
restrictions on content. Submission guidelines can be found on the
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A Man With No Teeth Serves Us Breakfast
is Rick Lupert's latest release and the author's 11th book written
during two weeks in Boston and London during the summer of 2006. It's
a reverse trip through the American Revolution with a special stop to
tread on the remains of King George The III and an introduction by
Brendan Constantine. Read sample poems and learn how to get your copy
See a video of Rick reading from this book here:
See an interview with Rick at his weekly open reading here:
Lupert: It's The Website - & - Poetry Super Highway
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