Where the Arts Collide: Color:Story Exhibition Opens Saturday

Color:Story 2019 is art exhibit that exemplifies this concept– that the arts, when combined, create something greater than the sum of their parts. Artists Leslie Gaworecki and Marlo Saucedo asked poets to submit their work for this project. They chose seventeen writers and created paintings based on the selected poems. The opening for Color:Story 2019… Continue reading Where the Arts Collide: Color:Story Exhibition Opens Saturday

Where I’ll Be at #AWP18

WITS Alliance @ #AWP18  | Booth #812Tampa, Florida |March 7 – 10, 2018 Wednesday, March 7th: AWP Board of Trustees AWP Awards Ceremony feature Joy Harjo 6:30pm, Il Terrazzo at the Marriott Waterside Hotel, Tampa Thursday, March 8th: 12 Noon | Book Signing: Dear Red Airplane (Seven Kitchens, 2018) at University of Houston CWP/Gulf Coast Magazine, Booth 1523/1527 in… Continue reading Where I’ll Be at #AWP18

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A Box Full of Teeth

A big box of my new chapbook arrived this week. I’m still feeling completely stunned by it. Teeth & Teeth is the winner of the Charlotte Mew Prize, selected by poet Natalie Diaz and published by Headmistress Press. Here’s how Ching-In Chen describes it: Robin Reagler’s Teeth & Teeth is a wild-mouthed dispatch from the… Continue reading A Box Full of Teeth

Public Poetry 1/6/18

I’ll be reading poems at Public Poetry on Saturday, January 6, 2018, with Corinna Delgado, Amanda Ortiz, and Miranda Mahoney. Join us at 2 pm at the Jungman Branch  (5830 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77057) of the Houston Public Library. FREE .

Soviet Swimming Pool Art

I’m mesmerized by these swimmer images created by artist Maria Svarbova that are based on old Soviet photographs of swimming pools. A native of Slovakia, Svarbova’s human subjects become mechanisms in rigid composition. I find a cold comfort in her work. For more examples and information, see this post at Colossal by Kate Sierzputowski.  

Next Stop: National Poetry Month

April 1st marks the beginning of National Poetry Month. If you’re crazy enough to try writing a poem a day during April, home base for this dizzying enterprise is NaPoWriMo.Net. They will offer writing prompts and encouragement all month long. Write About Now is leading a 30/30 group on facebook with prompts and feedback loops.… Continue reading Next Stop: National Poetry Month

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Michael Cutlip: Collage with Boing

Only recently I found the art work of Michael Cutlip. Am flipping over it. He combines collage with a sense of playground.  See his site for much much more. 

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Begin to See: Photographers of Black Mountain College

Although Black Mountain College no longer exists, the Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center continues to celebrate that unique community of artists in Asheville, NC. A current exhibit, Begin to See, features photography by artists who are best known in other media. The list includes: Josef Albers, Hazel Larsen Archer, Josef Breitenbach, Harry Callahan, Trude… Continue reading Begin to See: Photographers of Black Mountain College

Look Up, Seattle

The bold colors of artist ELIZABETH GAHAN may take spectators by surprise. Chromatic Crystalization is an installation done in 2013 in Westlake Park, Seattle. Starting in August 2017, a new exhibit of Gahan’s work will be completed in Auburn, Washington. It will be part of a new public art series called Art on Main. Gahan… Continue reading Look Up, Seattle