Archive | October, 2012

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Jakmel Ekspresyon: Creating & Supporting Artists in Haiti

Jakmel Ekspresyon is an arts center in Jacmel, just outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti. They have been active for more than two years in their mission to cultivate and assist local artists in and around Jacmel, in a non-discriminatory community. They do some magnificent work as you can see from their website and their facebook page. I […]

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Apples & Crosses: POET LORE Fall/Winter 2012

I received my new copy of Poet Lore a few days ago and I haven’t been able to put it down. From its evocative front cover, a Library of Congress photograph “Suffrage parade, New York City, May 4, 1912” to “Coronagraphy: a sonnet sequence” by Samiya Bashir, this issue is rich. Editors E. Ethelbert Miller and […]

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