Monthly Archives: April 2013

PREPARING FOR A POETRY READING

Preparing For A Poetry Reading By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I’m reading tonight at a conference put on by a local organization called Colour of Poverty.  The conference, From Poverty To Power, has been on for the last three days.  The … Continue reading

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TAKING A READING WEEK

Dear Readers, I’m taking the week off to read books for future reviews here on blackcoffeepoet.com. And I’m catching up on reading.  I have tons of magazines in my room that need to be read and later spread amongst other … Continue reading

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LETTER FROM A BIRMINGHAM CITY JAIL BY MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Here on blackcoffeepoet.com I publish letters.  Letters are personal, moving, and beautiful.  Martin Luther King Jr. wrote this letter 50 years ago (yesterday) and it is still relevant today.  Read, learn, act, write! Letter From A Birmingham Jail By Martin … Continue reading

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NEVER GIVE UP WRITING

Never Give Up Writing By Jorge Antonio Vallejos It’s been a tough day!  I don’t even want to write this post.  It’s like I fear the page, the screen, the keyboard. I’m watching one of my videos, How To Write … Continue reading

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READING AT SPINLAW 2013: SPREADING THE ROOTS AND REACH OF THE LIVING TREE

Reading at SPINLAW 2013: Spreading the Roots and Reach of the Living Tree By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Early this year I was commissioned to write a poem for the SPINLAW conference, 30 Years Under the Living Tree: Reflections on the … Continue reading

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PRESENTING AT ACLA 2013: “ON READING CHRYSTOS: HER WORDS ARE NOT VANISHING”

Presenting at ACLA 2013: On Reading Chrystos: Her Words Are Not Vanishing By Jorge Antonio Vallejos This past Saturday, April 6 2013, I had the honour of presenting my memoir essay On Reading Chrystos: Her Words Are Not Vanishing at … Continue reading

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