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Slam poetry champs gear up for national competition

Published June 8, 2015

Since winning the Teen State Slam Finals for Wisconsin in March, six poets have been creating new works in preparation for the Brave New Voices national competition in Atlanta next month. According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, their poems at the state competition and for the nationals focuses on their views and experiences growing up in the central city including violence, alienation and racial prejudice.


Ramsey raps and rhymes in Racine

Published May 23, 2015

Nick Ramsey is the poet laureate of Racine. Yes, Racine has a poet laureate, and Ramsey was nominated and later appointed to the two-year position in October 2013. Ramsey will read from his new chapbook, "Rhymes & Rambles," on Saturday, May 30 at Wilson's Coffee & Tea in, aptly, Racine.


Milwaukee Talks: Wisconsin poet laureate Kimberly Blaeser

Published Jan. 24, 2015

Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission named Kimberly Blaeser as the new Wisconsin poet laureate for 2015-16. Recently, caught up with Blaeser and chatted with her about her writing, her family life, how being Native American influences her work, her favorite writers, the power of a good nap and what exactly the poet laureate does.

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