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How to Read Your Poetry Like a Rock Star

Have you ever considered reading a poem at an open mic or at a luncheon, formal occasion or at church—poetry creates meaning from a sometimes meaningless world. You can either recite the poem or read it. Poetry can also inspire others to act and to change their minds—don’t we all want more of this? But [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Performing|2 Comments

10 Tips for a Perfect Poetry Reading

It’s almost April and that means it’s almost National Poetry month. Throughout this month, I’ll post a poetry-based blog post every week. And if you live in the Triangle, I’m teaching a poetry workshop on Sunday, April 17th from 2 to 4 p.m. at Page 158 Books in Wake Forest. Click on the link for [...]

By | March 28th, 2016|Performing|2 Comments

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 [...]

By | September 17th, 2012|Speaking|3 Comments

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. [...]

By | January 10th, 2011|Book Reviews|0 Comments