AWP: Spotlight
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AWP: Spotlight

Share your favorite work-related memory. There are so many, but one of our favorite is how our annual fish fry started. This was at our second Annual Winter Retreat in 2014. We sent someone out to the store to get a couple of fish for dinner. We’d already cooked, but we needed a couple more....

Free Black Space
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Free Black Space

1 In December, a white woman entered our poet-of-color space. The year before too, a different white woman entered our poet-of-color space and had the nerve to offer instruction to the whole group of poets. 2 Nothing is neutral and ahistorical. This is problematic for an organization dedicated to poets of color who reserve our...

Legendary Women
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Legendary Women

A beautiful interview by Margaret Bates. Thank you, Margaret. Here’s an excerpt of “Sitting Down with the Women of The Watering Hole.” What do you think are challenges that face both writers and performers of poetry (whether written or spoken word)? It all comes back to craft for the stage and page poet. Poetry is...

TWH Inspirations Academy 2017 S.T.E.A.M. Sessions for Kids
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TWH Inspirations Academy 2017 S.T.E.A.M. Sessions for Kids

Spring 2017 Register Now! Inspirations Academy offers S.T.E.A.M. workshops designed to be fun, creative, expressive, and exciting project-based, hands-on learning that support the Common Core Standards.This year, we are offering a sessions designed to holistically integrate S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) methods into children’s everyday lives through arts education over a series of weekends...