SNHU Talks Poetry with Pushcart Nominee Cynthia Brackett-Vincent

by Pamme Boutselis Cynthia Brackett-Vincent is a Pushcart Prize nominee and published poet. Her 2012 co-edited anthology, “Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching” (McFarland), was named one of the 100 Best Books for Writers by Poets & Writers. Cynthia is pursuing her MA in English/Creative Writing-Poetry at Southern…

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Beautifully Flawed: The Poetic Journey of John Survivor Blake

by Pamme Boutselis John S. Blake got the nickname Survivor after his first session with a therapist. Blake told her about being biracial in the 70s, growing up as the youngest of nine children in a two-bedroom apartment in the Baruch Projects on the lower east side of Manhattan. He…

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Lean Talk with an Outlaw: 20 Questions with Poet John Yamrus

by Pamme Boutselis Since 1970 John Yamrus has published two novels and 19 volumes of poetry. He has also had more than 1,400 poems published in print magazines around the world. His poems have been taught at both the high school and the college level and selections of his work have…

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From Sea Captain to Poet: A Journey with Milner Place

by Pamme Boutselis Milner Place has lived a life of great exploration, venturing through experiences as a barman, an underground copper mine surveyor, a farm manager and eventually a sailor. He captained sailing vessels and yachts for 11 years, was involved in a smuggling run to Algiers, and raced the…

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