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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
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
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