Poetry Postcard Fest Blog Archives

Wisconsin postcard poet sends news: Hi Paul-- I'll be giving a presentation at the U. of Wisconsin-Stout in celebration of Nat'l Poetry Month this coming Mon. Apr. 12 @ 7:00 pm CDT. I'll be reading several postcard poems from last year, along with the photos, or in...

As mentioned in last week's post, the 15th year of the Poetry Postcard Fest will be in honor of two brilliant poets we lost in 2020, Michael McClure and Diane di Prima. Diane was an actual participant in the 2008 fest and longtime postcard fest...

Two poets who had tremendous influence on USAmerican culture and poetry in the second half of the 20th century, both died in 2020, were good friends to each other and each had an influence on the Poetry Postcard Fest. [caption id="attachment_12858" align="alignright" width="250"] Michael McClure reading at City Lights...

Thanks to Kristen Ryberg and James Gaynor, the Online Poetry Postcard Fest Exhibit is up & running and was launched via Zoom, Sunday, March 28, 2021: https://youtu.be/2VI7zIVj8AY Registration for 2021 (year 15) ends July 18 at www.popo.submittable.com. Do notice that 2021's fest is a tribute to Diane...

Thanks mainly to the work of two postcard people, Kristen Ryberg and James Gaynor, we'll have a launch for the Online Poetry Postcard Fest Exhibit on Sunday, March 28, 2021, from 4-5pm PDT. Here's what went out via Zoom/Google calendar: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2064225002 It is the...

Our own postcard poet James Gaynor of NYC was interviewed about his new book I'll Miss You Later by Meanshappy.com: While organising some personal papers during a lockdown spring-clean, James Gaynor came across a pocket notebook – it was a notebook he had written in from...