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Jamaica-born poet Ishion Hutchinson reads from his award-winning collection Far District July 18 at 6:30pm at Trinity University in the Michael and Naomi Neidorff Gallery. He’s also leading a poetry workshop on Saturday at Gemini Ink titled Invocation—you too can learn to call upon outside forces in your poems. Sign up here.

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Thanks to the NEA for this insightful Q&A with one of our great faculty members, Debra Magpie Earling.

 

NEA: What was your journey to becoming a creative writer?

EARLING: High school dropout. Married to an abusive alcoholic at 17. Divorced at 21. Then moved back in with ex. Had teeth rattled. Told I was stupid. Was knocked down. Bleeding. Knocked down before work. After work. Knocked unconscious. Busgirl. Black eye. Stupid. Waitress.

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We had a great time putting together the La Voz de San Antonio competition this year. There were some truly great moments of poetry! Thank you to all the audiences who came out to support spoken-word, Gemini Ink, and National Poetry Month. And thank you to each and every contestant who put their heart and voices out there for the city to hear. Here are the 2014 winners:

1st Place
Jenna Gregory, Stephen Zambrano, Victoria Falcon, Amanda Flores, Jared Edman, Jacinto Jesus Cardona

Runners-up
Tanvi Telukunta, Austen Dru Roberts, Ariana Brown, Glo Armmer, Tricia Stevens

 

La Voz 2014 Finale

 

Judges
Andrea Greimel, Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson, Anthony-The-Poet, Laurie Ann Guerrero, Carmen Tafolla

 

 

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What: Guadalupe Home Reading & Book Release
When: Wednesday, February 19, 5:30pm
Where: Gemini Ink

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