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EYEWEAR POET IN BEST AMERICAN POETRY ANTHOLOGY!

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We are very proud to report that important critic and poet Dana Gioia read Mandy Kahn's poem "Ives" on BBC Radio's Front Row a few days ago. You can hear the piece at the link below; the interview begins at 7:20 and Dana Gioia starts talking about the Best American Poetry anthology he has included the poem in, at 10:25. Mandy's is the only poem he reads! This is a huge honour for our poet and we congratulate her heartily. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0001bqn

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EYEWEAR BOOK EXCERPTED IN SALON!

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a fantastic excerpt in Salon from Keith A. Spencer's new Eyewear book on Silicon Valley: https://www.salon.com/2018/11/17/why-comments-sections-must-die/ "If you spend a fair bit of time online, you have probably been harassed online in ways that no one has ever harassed you in the real world. In my previous day job as editor-in-chief of an online Bay Area culture magazine, I dealt constantly with moderating and deleting harassing and abusive comments directed at our writers. (My general rule as an editor is that, if you would not say it to the writer’s face, it doesn’t deserve to be online.) For years, I...

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Eyewear Poet Mandy Kahn recently on the BBC!

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LA-based Eyewear poet Mandy Kahn was on BBC Radio 3's The Verb recently - it you want to check out the episode you can listen to it here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0000vd5

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Eyewear poet Jemma Borg Wins £5,000 Ginkgo Prize for Ecopoetry

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Evolutionary geneticist and poet Jemma Borg has won the 2018 Ginkgo Prize for Ecopoetry for her poem ‘Unripe’, which asks “How to be a tree without rain? How to climb a mountain if a mountain isn’t there?” The £5,000 prize, judged by poet Mimi Khalvati and Guardian gardening columnist Alys Fowler, aims to highlight the role poetry can play in raising awareness of the ecological imperatives of our time. The announcement at Poetry in Aldeburgh festival today comes just weeks after a landmark UN report on climate change warned we have only 12 years to limit climate catastrophe. Dr Borg's...

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Deeper gets a great write-up

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Carole Anne Rice, the leading  happiness coach, has written a column celebrating J M Richard's new Eyewear title, Deeper, just out this Monday in the Daily Express! A perfect gift for yourself or someone you love. Go far from the shallows now...

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