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A Note from Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman’s Keynote Address in 2012 to the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, remains one of the most inspiring speeches to young creative minds in recent years. This excerpt is meant to keep you creating your art, whatever it may be, on good days and the bad days too. Refer back here whenever you… Continue reading A Note from Neil Gaiman

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Literature Scene is Alive and Well in Nashville

Are you a seasoned poet, an author or an aspiring writer? Do you love to hear the words of other artists, or do you have a passion for storytelling in front of an audience? It’s easy to become a part of Nashville’s thriving poetry and literature scene. By attending regular events like the ones below,… Continue reading Literature Scene is Alive and Well in Nashville

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Free Falling (A Poem)

As a boy, he had dreamed of plucking marshmallows out of the bright blue overhead, which he’d save later for S’mores. He had imagined faces here, the gentle, pudgy cheeks of old women and upturned noses of old men wrinkly in the sky–like moving puffs of smoke. He had not expected the clouds to be… Continue reading Free Falling (A Poem)

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Finding Myself in Nashville’s Thriving Poetry Scene

This year, I celebrated International Woman’s Day (Sat., March 8, 2014) by stepping outside my comfort zone and returning to the stage to bear my soul to the world. I discovered my first open mic night in Nashville, TN—Poetry in the Brew, held every second Saturday at the Portland Brew East coffee shop in East… Continue reading Finding Myself in Nashville’s Thriving Poetry Scene