In the seventeenth century, Japanese poet Matsuo Basho clipped out the opening stanza of traditional long-form collaborative poems and set those 17 syllables on their own. The result was haiku, a brief poetic contemplation on the nature of the world, with a defined structure. Haiku became wildly popular both in its native Japan and later […]
Wisconsin Poet Louis V. Clark III, also known as “Two Shoes”, is out with a new book called “How to be an Indian in the 21st Century.” On March 16th, he joined Tony Castaneda to talk about how he discovered his artistic voice and how the poems explore his own identity.
To kick off Women’s History Month, the Arts and Literature Lab is hosting a “Nasty Women” poetry reading event on Saturday, March 18, to benefit Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Today we feature two poets: Dana Maya, and Cindy Carlson. Dana Maya is from the Mexican diaspora by way of Colorado. She did graduate studies in […]
Our Her Turn News reporters Amber Walker and Sandee Janagold sit down with Sagashus Levingston to talk about her speech from the Women’s March on Madison. Sagushus is the owner and Founder of the company Infamous Mothers. Recently, Sagashus spoke at the Women’s March on Madison. She has also been recognized by BRAVA Magazine as […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon talks with Heru, an Oakland-raised rapper/producer and UW-Madison student, about his new EP, TheSoulOf. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
Host Jonathan Zarov interviews poetry slam organizer Naomi Bielefeldt. Poetry Slam to Benefit Krass Theatre Saturday March 19, 6:30pm Where: Cargo Coffee East 750 E Washington No charge — asking for donations ($2 Suggested) Poets have to sign up — can sign up in advance. This slam accepts any style of poetry but has a […]