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Tag: Poetry

Carlos Pintado: On Writing Nine Coins/Nueve monedas

To celebrate the release of Nine Coins/Nueve monedas —winner of the Paz Prize for Poetry, presented by the National Poetry Series; published in both English and Spanish — we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Carlos Pintado in both English and Spanish.

Spotlight on Young DFW Writers

To celebrate the release of Starve the Vulture — the latest release in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint — we’re pleased to bring you a spotlight on author Jason Carney’s Young DFW Writers program written by Laura Roach.

J. Michael Lennon Interviews Jason Carney

To celebrate the release of Starve the Vulture — the latest release in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint — J. Michael Lennon spoke with Jason Carney about his inspirations, writing a memoir, and the differences between poetry and prose.

Weekly Roundup for 4/5/13

Every Friday, the Akashic team highlights industry news, reviews, and features from around the web. This week’s roundup comes to you from editorial assistant Susannah Lawrence. Around the Web Happy National Poetry Month! We’re loving the month-long Poetry Bomb from Tumblr and Abrams. Speaking of poetry, have you ever unwittingly created a poem while trying […]


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