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POPULAR “SIMPSONS” POET TO SPEAK AT WRITERS RESIST EVENT

 

Robert Pinsky, Popular Former US Poet Laureate also of “Simpsons” and “Colbert Report” Fame, to be Featured at New York City Event to “Reclaim Democracy,” January 15th, 2017

 

Three term Poet Laureate, essayist, translator, and educator, Robert Pinsky, will be a featured speaker at a Writers Resist event to “reclaim democracy” being held on the steps of the New York Public Library on Martin Luther King Day, January 15, 2017. Pinsky enjoys an almost unprecedented popularity among contemporary poets spurred, in part, by his many appearances on televisions shows  . . . More

WRITERS RESIST EVENTS SPAWN ACTIVISM POSTER ART REVIVAL  

More than Fifty “Writers Resist” Events Independently Planned Nationwide for January 15th, 2017, Result in Activism Art Collection

 

When Poet Erin Belieu launched the Writers Resist movement, she had no idea that a few weeks later many of the almost 80 writer volunteers planning their own independent events would submit stunning art posters designed to promote activism and attendance to her Facebook Organizing Forum. “Writers and artists have a history of brilliant collaborations,” said Belieu, “but we were impressed by the consistently high quality design of these posters.” . . . More

LITERARY GREATS BRAVE COLD TO “RE-INAUGURATE” DEMOCRACY

 

Fifty “Writers Resist” Events Planned Nationwide for January 15th, 2017, in Bid to Reclaim Democracy.

A recent Facebook post unleashed a nationwide movement of writers organizing and promoting independent “Writers Resist” events to reclaim democracy planned for January 15, 2017. Fifty events rapidly emerged featuring hundreds of prominent . . . More

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January 16, 2017
As ‘Writers Resist’ Trump an Interview With a Poet in Protest
PBS News Hour
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January 16, 2017
‘Our Democracy is at Risk’ ‘Writers Resist’ With Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Readings
NBC NewS
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January 16, 2017
Days Before Trump Inauguration Writers Gather to Celebrate the Power of Language
The Christian Science Monitor
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January 14, 2017
A Canon Round for Democracy The Literati’s Power in a Populist Era is Limited, but Vital
Salon
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January 14, 2017
A Firestorm Protests Will Take Aim at Donald Trump's Inauguration
Mother Jones
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January 13, 2017
London Writers Protest 'Slide Into Fascism' as Trump Takes Office
The Bookseller
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January 13, 2017
As US Inauguration Approaches 
Writers Plan Resistance Events Worldwide
Truthout
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January 12, 2017
Why Artists' and Writers' Inauguration Protests Are Important
Vox
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January 13, 2017
Averse to Trump America's Poets Fight Back With Words
Associated Press
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