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News & Reviews

West End publisher John Crawford is one of seven recipients of the 2010 Creative Bravos Award for contributions to the creative community of Albuquerque. John will be honored at a gala event April 30, 7pm, at the Albuquerque Museum. Congratulations, John, on this well-deserved honor!

World Literature Today

This Business of Wisdom author Lauren Camp is guest editor of the prestigious World Literature Today’s March/April 2011 issue. Lauren’s essay “What’s in the Notes: The Sound of Jazz in Poetry,” is featured, along with two audio clips of Lauren reading.

The Florida Review just published an issue devoted to Native writers, which features West End authors Sy Hoahwah, Erika Wurth and Marianne Broyles.

Mary Oishi’s poem “i will smoke again before i die” from her new West End book Spirit Birds They Told Me was featured on Johnny Mango’s Duke City Fix’s Sunday Poem column.

Jen Vernon’s poem “Ketchikan Wrestling” from Rock Candy was featured on Garrison Keillor’s “Writer’s Almanac,” on October 21. Jen has also collaborated with her local NPR station to get her students communications internships. Way cool! Read about it here.

Peter Oresick recently reviewed Jason Yucic’s Odes to Anger and Sy Hoahwah’s Velroy and the Madischie Mafia as part of a review of working class poetry in the New Labor Forum.

Marianne Broyles’ New Series collection, The Red Window, was reviewed in Raven Chronicles.

Upcoming Events and Readings

April 24, 8pm: 8pm: Ramona King interviews Lisa Gill on Spoken Word Hour on KUNM. Click here to listen live.

April 25, 6pm: Lisa Gill reads from Caput Nili at Collected Works Bookstore in Santa Fe.

April 27, 12pm: Lisa Gill reads at UNM Bookstore in Albuquerque.

April 28, 12pm: Lisa Gill reads at the Red Shoes Award Reception at the Corrales Public Library in Corrales,NM.

April 30, 3pm: Jessica Helen Lopez reads at Bookworks in Albuquerque.

April 30, 7pm: John Crawford will be honored with a Creative Bravos Award at the Albuquerque Museum.

April 30, 7:30pm: Lisa Gill reads with Renny Golden at a fundraiser for 516 Arts in Albuquerque.

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