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DANE SWAN READS “PARKDALE SNOWSTORM”

Reading and reviewing Dane Swan’s book Bending The Continuum was a pleasure.   My interview with Swan was just as much fun.   Hear Dane Swan read Parkdale Snowstorm. Watch, SHARE, Tweet, enjoy. Subscribe to the Black Coffee Poet YOUTUBE … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH DANE SWAN

Dane Swan was born and raised in Bermuda to a Bermudian father and Jamaican mother. Visiting family involved trips to small villages in Jamaica and big cities like New York.  The great story-tellers he heard in these communities were his … Continue reading

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BENDING THE CONTINUUM

Bending The Continuum By Dane Swan Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Meeting Dane Swan before absorbing his book gave me an idea of what I was going to be reading: well written poems that didn’t pull punches. The Pugilist is … Continue reading

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AFTER THE SHOOTINGS: A POEM BY QWO-LI DRISKILL

After the Shootings Quanneapague, December 14, 2012 By Qwo-Li Driskill The names of children sharp needles of loss we use to suture the gash of memory that rises from Potatuck land the story bleeds onto us shouts rapid fire crumples … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 17: INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST SEX WORKERS

Today is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.   Here is a poem I wrote for sex workers: White Van. Watch, SHARE, Tweet, be an ally. Subscribe to the Black Coffee Poet YOUTUBE Channel: 140 videos: Poetry, … Continue reading

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WRITING FOR THE SAKE OF STORY: NOTES FROM A FICTION WORKSHOP BY RICHARD WAGAMESE

Writing For The Sake Of Story: Notes On A Fiction Workshop By Richard Wagamese By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo by Jorge Antonio Vallejos In October 2012, Richard Wagamese, an Ojibway who is a member of the Sturgeon Clan, gave a … Continue reading

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