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Fledgling Rag editor is featured at Poetry Thursdays, Midtown Scholar

Le Hinton, poet, publisher and literary impresario, will be featured May 15 at the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel's Poetry Thursdays, Midtown Scholar. 7pm. 1302 N 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17102.

His poem, "No Doubt About It (I Gotta Get Another Hat)," is included in The Best American Poetry 2014. 

Le Hinton is the author of five poetry collections including The God of Our Dreams (Iris G. Press, 2010) and The Language of Moisture and Light (Iris G. Press,…


Added by mary z. kunstweker on May 13, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Maria James-Thiaw: a hard look at intra-cultural bullying

Talking "White" is a collection of lyric poetry that takes a hard look at intra-cultural bullying within the African American community

With poems like "Ostracized" "Keeping it Real" and "The Post-Black Manifesto" Ma skillfully brings cultural identity politics to light. At the same time she honors literary ancestors including Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer and others in her own family who rose above their circumstances and overcame…


Added by mary z. kunstweker on May 17, 2013 at 2:16am — No Comments

Maria James-Thiaw's "Talking 'White' " Poetry Collection

Everyone's excited about Maria James-Thiaw's recently finished manuscript which may turn out to be the big PostDada Press 2013 Blockbuster.

"Talking 'White' ", the latest release from postDada Media, will be available April 2013. This collection of poetry takes a hard look at the taboo subject of intra-cultural bullying that takes place within the black community, whether it's crabs-in-a-basket-syndrome, paper bag tests, or just colorism in all its forms.

Maria has…


Added by mary z. kunstweker on March 14, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

A Lot of Excitement about Maria James-Thiaw's Upcoming Book

Maria James-Thiaw PostDada debut is creating a Big Buzz this Spring 

It looks like James-Thiaw will make her first appearance with PostDada Press later this Spring. The collection, still coming together, and a bit hush-hush, will be named in conjunction with its release.…


Added by mary z. kunstweker on February 20, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

John Destalo hosts Poetry Workshop August 16

John Destalo, his, Raw: Exposing the Untamed Mind, was released, earlier this year, by PostDada Press, is hosting a poetry workshop for the Midtown Poets Community Group which meets every Third Tuesday, 7-9pm

at the Midtown Scholar, one of "America's Great Independent Bookstores."

1302 North Third Street, Harrisburg PA 17102.


Emerging and established poets alike are encouraged to attend.

7:00 begins an hour of open forum poetry reading followed by an hour



Added by mary z. kunstweker on August 15, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments


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