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AWP, Seattle: Poetry Performance With Cutthroat Journal

Marilyn Kallet performing poetry

This stage event will include stars: Joy Harjo, Pamela Uschuk, Red Roomer (Rumor) Marilyn Kallet, and several others. Poetry!! Music! More Poetry!

Marilyn's Latest Blogs

Feb.05.2014 - 5:03 pm
     The occasion of our meet was a poetry party hosted by my good friend Miguel Algarín, founder of the NUYORICAN Cafe in New York. Bob Dylan was in town,...
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Feb.04.2014 - 5:55 pm
     Anonymous was a woman, the saying goes. And sometimes I think I've become her, through no effort of my own. I'll be performing poetry at AWP, for example...
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Jan.30.2014 - 7:52 pm
When I was in my twenties, my then poet mentor Clayton Eshelman told me that the best poets cannibalize themselves. I was repulsed and thought I knew better. Why would one want to...
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Jan.28.2014 - 8:33 am
Pete Seeger at Highlander, 1957, with Rosa Parks, MLK, Rev Roy Abernathy
     My husband Lou ran sound for Pete Seeger at Cornell at least forty years ago. This morning Lou said, "Pete Seeger was a man of principle and he stayed...
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Comments from Marilyn

Jan.18.2014 - 3:51 pm
In response to: Men & Women: Who Controls the Dialogue Now?
I remember Cape May with great fondness.  It's probably very different now than when I visited in graduate school...
Jan.18.2014 - 2:35 pm
In response to: Men & Women: Who Controls the Dialogue Now?
Hi Charles, Thanks for your message!  Actually my experience on Facebook has been very positive for the most part...
Jan.18.2014 - 11:15 am
In response to: What Makes a Great Book Excerpt?
     Thanks for posting this!  Selecting an excerpt is a crucial skill.  I've been to...
Nov.04.2013 - 8:25 pm
In response to: Envy in a Writer's Life
      Billy Collins inspires no feeling in me.  Liz Gilbert is a superb writer and a warm...
Nov.03.2013 - 7:55 pm
In response to: Domestic Violence Awareness
     When I asked my friend the social worker who works in the prisons how we can prevent non-...

Published Reviews

"Beatrice's Mirror," by Melissa Morphew
Published by http://www.chapter16.org/
"Marilyn Kallet’s new collection of wry, mostly romantic poems, The Love That Moves Me, takes its title from a line in Dante: “Amor mi mosse, che mi fa parlare” (“The love that...