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Off the shelf: Celebrate poetry in April

Virginia Bryan, Librarian

April 24, 2014

I was talking to a student from Russia the other day about an experience I had during my undergraduate year abroad in the Soviet Union in the late 1970s.  As part of a class I was taking I remembered being required to attend a poetry reading.  While I no longer recall the name of the poet, I’ll never...

Writer’s Life series returns with poetry panel

Robin Gee, Graphic Designer

February 19, 2014

Publishing work for the first time can be a daunting task for young poets. As a part of the Writer’s Life lecture series, four published poets from the Madison area will be available to share their experiences and give advice to aspiring writers. Matthew Guenette, the faculty host for the event,...

Campus Updates: Bad love poems and more

Clarion staff report

February 20, 2013

Bad Love Poem Winners The Yahara Journal is happy to announce the winners of its “Bad Love Poem” contest. Winners were selected randomly from the 91 entries received. They were: Jessica Owen, $25 gift card. Sophorn Tep, box of chocolate. Miranda Fields, box of chocolate. Jeremiah Zei...

Poet Adrian Matejka to share his work at Downtown Campus

Callie Vasey, Staff writer

March 6, 2012

Adrian Matejka, author of two award winning poetry collections, will be performing at the next “A Writer’s Life” series at the DTEC campus. Matejka’s first book, “The Devil’s Garden” is rich with multiracial stories and is part autobiographic, influenced by his interracial background....

Journalist poets provide a new form of documentary

Leah Durst, Staff Writer

March 9, 2011

When you hear “poetry,” the terms Shakespeare, sonnet and rhyme are more likely to come to mind than documentary, social justice or journalism. That was not the case at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference where a crew from Madison Area Technical College’s Yahara Journal...

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