Tag Archives: Reading

Jeffrey McDaniel – Poetry@Tech

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Jeffrey McDaniel (one of my favorite poets) and you’ll be pleased to know he’s a gentle, down-to-earth man.  He just happens to have one of the sharpest tongues. Advertisements

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The Machine is Us/ing Us

This is an interesting video that invites the reader to rethink the nature of the written word.  What is a text to you?

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John Green’s Crash Course: Literature (and Why Reading it is Important)

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you likely know I’m a pretty big fan of John Green.  He’s a fantastic YA author, video blogger, and all-around Nerd.  How could you not love John Green?  To make him … Continue reading

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Huffpost Interview with John Green

Between school, work, other work, and basic day-to-day responsibilities, I’ve been pushing myself pretty hard.  As a result, I would up with a pretty severe cold, which basically means I’ve been spending excessive amounts of time on the internet.  I … Continue reading

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Matthew Dickman reading at The San Francisco Zen Center

Here is a video of Matthew Dickman reading at the San Francisco Zen Center.  You may love his poetry or hate it, but you must at least take an interest in what he says about the nature of poetry.  He … Continue reading

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Li-Young Lee Reads His Poetry

One of the best things about contemporary poetry in the United States and around the world is the presence of diverse voices.  Unlike a lot of contemporary poetry, which is inescapably tied to a familiar middle-class American sensibility, the poetry … Continue reading

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Poet Edward Hirsch: Interview and Reading

Here’s a very brief reading and slightly longer interview with the talented poet, Edward Hirsch.  I love his work and recommend you check out one of his many books.

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