Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

Ten Tips for a Terrific Poetry Reading

Posted by on Sep 17, 2012

Ten Tips for a Terrific Poetry Reading

Next Thursday you’re going to read at your first open mic and you know you don’t want to bomb.   Don’t fear—help’s on the way!   After several years of poetry reading experiences here are ten tips I’ve curated for you so you’ll be remembered for your presence and poetry, not for the mic you knocked down or for the spit you sprayed on the front row.   Prior to your reading, think...

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The Red Tower Book Review

Posted by on Jan 10, 2011

The Red Tower Book Review

The Red Tower by David Rigsbee ***SPECIAL NOTE***Meet David Rigsbee at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill this Wed. 1/12 when he reads his poetry along with Peter Makuck (Long Lens). Reading starts at 7pm My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Over David Rigsbee’s prestigious poetry and writing career, he has amassed seven full-length poetry collections. His eighth is The Red Tower, New and Selected Poems,...

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