Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ohioana Book Festival

Although the Ohioana Book Festival (taking place on April 23, 2016 in downtown Columbus, Ohio, USA) was celebrating its tenth anniversary, this was my first time at the event. Sponsored by the Ohioana Library Association, the Ohioana Book Festival featured

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Columbus State Writers’ Conference (Part II)

The second session I attended at The Columbus State Writers’ Conference was “Bootleg MFA.” In this workshop facilitator Sayuri Ayers explained the three main reasons one would want to get a MFA (Master of Fine Arts) degree:

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Columbus State Writers’ Conference (Part I)

Saturday, April 23, 2016 was an event-filled day for me, and for many other readers and writers in Columbus, Ohio (USA). On that day I had the good fortune of having not one, but two excellent conferences taking place in … Continue reading

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Changeling

Another challenge from the Cuyahoga County (Ohio, USA) library site for National Poetry Month was to write a poem that personifies the month of April without using any seasonal imagery and without using the words “April” or “spring.” I took … Continue reading

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Candy

I was in the candy aisle trying to decide if I wanted to indulge my sweet tooth. He stood by himself with one of those

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Another New Poem for You

As part of National Poetry Month, I have subscribed to a couple of sites that are offering a poem each day in April. One of these sites, sponsored by the Cuyahoga County (Ohio, USA) Public Library also includes a daily … Continue reading

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My 7 Word Itch for April

It’s usually pretty easy for me to come up with a Seven Word Itch poem. I don’t put much thought into it; I just focus on getting all 7 words in there any way I can. This month I decided … Continue reading

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