that does not remember
how to compare the song
to the heart sewn closed
We are thrilled to announce the winner of the 2022 Poetry Fellowship: Ashia Ajani of Denver, CO. Ajani will visit Buffalo this August for a writing residency and perform at the Aug. 27 Silo City Reading Series event.
We are thrilled to announce the winner of the 2021 Poetry Fellowship: Porsha Olayiwola of Boston, MA. Olayiwola will visit Buffalo this August for a writing residency and perform at the Aug. 28 Silo City Reading Series event.
Teaching artist Albert Abonado sets the table for an exploration of food as rich material for poems in Eat This Poem on March 20. Albert took the time to chat with us ahead of the workshop about the uses of food in favorite poems & movies; the themes of his poetry collection, JAW; and sustaining a sense of community in Zoom world.
JBWC Youth Ambassador Emma DeRose was invited to share her poem "a letter to sensitive girls" at Erie County's Women's History Month kickoff celebration on March 3, hosted by the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library.
Thursday's STUDIO reading with Eric Gansworth & Layli Long Soldier has been getting some press hits & we're excited to share them! From Buffalo Spree: Native Poets Featured at Just Buffalo From The Public: Dual Citizenship—Eric Gansworth & Layli Long Soldier