Carolyn Krieter-Foronda announced as winner of the 2014 Art in Literature: Mary Lynn Kotz Award

"This award recognizes the love affair between authors and the art that inspires them," said Sandra G. Treadway, Librarian of Virginia. "The visual artist and an acclaimed poet Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda's The Embrace embodies the almost mystical connection between the written word and art. The Embrace paints with words the unconventional passionate relationship of Rivera and Kahlo."

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Laura Madeline Wiseman reads a selection from Sprung for 100 Thousand Poets for Change.

Watch Laura Madeline Wiseman read from her newest published collection of poetry
in connection with 100 Thousand Poets for Change.

100 Thousand Poets for Change, or 100TPC, is an international grassroots educational organization focusing on the arts, especially poetry, music, and the literary arts. It was founded in 2011 by Michael Rothenberg and Terri Carrion, and focuses on a world-wide event each September.

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SFBP Mourns the loss of a poet: Norma Richardson Passes at 77

Norma was a valued member of the SFBP family, and will be dearly missed. Read More

Issue 2 of Lady Jane's Miscellany available now!

Order your copy today. Over 200 pages of fantastic poetry, prose, plays, essays and more!

Joyce Brinkman featured in Documentary

Watch SFBP poet Joyce Brinkman read from the highest point in Indianapolis -- the grave of James Whitcomb Riley. Brinkman is the former Poet Laureate for Indiana and one of the "Airport Poets." She reads "Searching," which appears in the collection "Rivers, Rails and Runways" (2008). Watch here.

SFBP Poets featured at CNU Writers Conference

Congratulations to Bill Glose and Ann Shalaski, featured poets at the Christopher Newport University Writer's Conference!

Robert Arthur Featured on Mystic Babylon

2009 Virginia Poet Laureate Nominee Robert P. Arthur was recently the featured guest on the San Francisco Haight Street Television program: Mystic Babylon, created by John Rhodes. Watch here

A Dreamers Guide to Cities and Streams reviewed in The New Book Review

"A Dreamer’s Guide to Cities and Streams is an outstandingly rich, multilayered collection that rewards the reader with new meanings and nuances at every reading." Read more

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