Tag Archives: Millicent Borges Accardi

A Fantastic American Swagger: Interview with Sam Pereira

Posted in November 18, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi Darkness remains mysterious. Light is wonderful, but you only get there through darkness first. It is the very nature of why I write. Un-assuming and often under the radar, the poetry of Sam Pereira has been hailed …

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The Milk Underground: Two Translators Spill Their Secrets

Posted in November 18, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi Poetry collection The Milk Underground, recently received the Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation and features poems by Israeli writer Ronny Someck, translated by Hana Inbar and Robert Manaster. Born in Baghdad and immigrated to Israel when he was a young …

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The Miracle of Mercury—An interview with Joan Hanna

Posted in August 22, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi Peter Campion, author of Other People and The Lions has said poet Joan Hanna possesses a unique “ability to portray, in high resolution and with evocative power, the people and places that make up a passionate and …

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CantoMundo Poets Head to Bread Loaf

Posted in August 22, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi Founded in 1926, the famed Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference boasts an amazing literary and intellectual tradition, each summer, gathering together both emerging and seasoned writers, working closely together with a diverse and talented faculty. There are small-group …

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The “Darling” of the Poetry World

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi, Interviews Editor Reviews have made me a better writer, one who is more articulate about her own practice. Poetry is a conversation, and your book is just the beginning. The author of over twenty books, including Melancholia …

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Maybe a Little Closer: Interview with Poet Terri Witek

Posted in April 6, 2015
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Millicent Bórges Accardi, Interviews Editor Well-known for her experimental collaborations with visual artists, poet Terri Witek’s latest project with Brazilian new media artist Cyriaco Lopes has been featured at galleries and site-specific installations. Their 2009 video “recife/s,” was a finalist …

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Roosters. Jellyfish. Fighting. 80s movies–Poet Carlo Matos Discusses New Work

Posted in October 11, 2014
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Millicent Borges Accardi, Interviews Editor We featured Carlo Matos here at PQ a while back, and since he has a new book out this fall—a cross of prose poetry and flash fiction—I thought we would revisit him and ask a …

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Bigger Than Elvis: Erika L. Sánchez—Poet, Writer, and Creative Strategist

Posted in October 11, 2014
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Millicent Bórges Accardi, Interviews Editor In 2014, the poet Erika L. Sánchez was named One of Chicago’s 25 Writers to Watch. She is an activist for reproductive rights and women’s health and works as a freelance journalist, penning a monthly …

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Break On Through (To the Other Side) — An Interview with Poets Café’s Lois P. Jones

Posted in July 18, 2014
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Millicent Bórges Accardi, Interviews Editor Break On Through (To the Other Side) Poets Café’s Lois P. Jones Since 2003, Poets Café has brought KPFK radio listeners stimulating poetry and conversation from some of the most celebrated (and non-celebrated) poets locally …

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Q&A; with Robert Manaster by Millicent Borges Accardi

Posted in April 19, 2014
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Let’s Spend Some Time Together: How to Start a Writers Group Q&A with Robert Manaster by Millicent Borges Accardi One Sunday a month, the Glass Room Poets gather to read, discuss poetry and to share literary news. We are a …

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