Saturday, April 26th: No Acadiana Wordlab

Wordlab News | Posted by Clare
Apr 21 2014

Just a note to say that there will be no Acadiana Wordlab on April 26th because of Festival International de Louisiane happening in Lafayette, Louisiana. Do enjoy and be safe, festival-goers! We will resume AW the following Saturday, May 3rd.

Sat., April 19th: Wendy Taylor Carlisle

Wordlab News | Posted by Clare
Apr 12 2014

Acadiana Wordlab will next meet at:

Saturday, April 19th, 2pm
in the conference room in the
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W. Vermilion St.,
Lafayette, Louisiana

And will be presented by Wendy Taylor Carlisle!

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Wendy Taylor Carlisle lives in the Arkansas Ozarks. She is the author of Discount Fireworks (Jacaranda Press, 2008) and Reading Berryman to the Dog(Jacaranda Press, 2000). Among the anthologies that include her work are The Poets Grimm, (eds Jeanne Marie Beaumont and Claudia Carlson, Storyline Press, 2003), Is This ForeverOr What?: Poems and Paintings from Texas (ed. Naomi Shihab Nye, HarperCollins, 2004) and Letters to the World (ed. Moira Richards, Rosemary Starace, and Lesley Wheeler, Red Hen Press, 2007). Her chapbook, After Happily Ever After, was published as #15 in the 2River Chapbook Series. She is the author of other chapbooks including, The Storage of Angels (Slow Water Press, 2008). Her poems have appeared widely on line and in print. She has won The Bernice Blackgrove Award for Excellence, The Lipscomb Award from Centenary College, a Passager Poetry Contest Award, and has been eleven times nominated for a Pushcart Prize and twice for Best of the Web. Wendy Taylor Carlisle’s chapbook, Persephone on the Metro, is now available from MadHat Press. More info on Wendy can be found at http://www.wendytaylorcarlisle.com/

Sat., April 12th: Valentine Pierce

Wordlab News | Posted by Clare
Apr 06 2014

Acadiana Wordlab will next meet at:

Saturday, April 12th, 2pm
in the conference room in the
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W. Vermilion St.,
Lafayette, Louisiana

And will be presented by Valentine Pierce!

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“We are all many things, a vessel of triumphs and trials, worlds within the worlds of all the people in our lives, singular wonders and curiosities of humanness.”

~Valentine Pierce

Valentine Pierce is a performance poet, graphic designer and artisan. Recent and upcoming publications include “LeRoi,” which was published online at http://oyansoro.com/OyaSpeaks/leroi/ and the upcoming New Laurel Review anthology. Pierce was a writer-in-residence at A Studio in the Woods in 2006 and her debut book of poetry, Geometry of the Heart, was published by Portals Press in 2007.

(Photo by Gus Bennett)