2021 Poetry Postcard Fest Stats

2021 Poetry Postcard Fest Stats

The numbers are in for year 15 of the Poetry Postcard Fest, as registration has ended (FINALLY) and the poets at Casa del Colibrí can move on to their own poetry postcard production and the next heat wave or smoke infestation. But I digress. Here are the numbers:...
Linda Crosfield, 15 Year PPF Veteran

Linda Crosfield, 15 Year PPF Veteran

Linda Crosfield and I met in George Bowering’s 2005 week-long class at the (now defunct) Victoria School of Writing Summer School where we learned, among other things, the importance of putting chickens in poems. One of the few postcarders who has done it every...
Lost & Found Postcards, di Prima Goodbyes

Lost & Found Postcards, di Prima Goodbyes

Our good friends at Lost & Found are at it again with subjects near and dear to our heart. From their e-newsletter, which went out this morning, find postcards, literary history and news of one of the poets to which the 2021 Poetry Postcard Fest is dedicated:...
Eileen Agar Collages

Eileen Agar Collages

Postcarder Sally Hedges-Blanquez points us to the Paris Review and some AMAZING collages by the late artist Eileen Agar. From the article: In an undated note bequeathed to the Tate Archive in 1992, Eileen Agar (1899–1991) writes of her admiration for the author of...
Fourteen Countries, 46 States, 4 Provinces

Fourteen Countries, 46 States, 4 Provinces

The 15th Poetry Postcard Fest is on and registration is in its final two weeks. 14 different countries are represented, along with 46 U.S. states (+DC), 3 Australian states and 4 Canadian provinces. And a beautiful primer on the fest has been created by Julie A. Fast,...