Poetry of Revolt

January 13, 2021

The 23rd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Conference presented by the Whatcom Human Rights Task Force will include a variety of events, workshops, and presentations, including Poetry of Revolt.

This free online gathering of diverse poets from Cascadia and beyond will celebrate poetry as a form of resistance, revolt, and healing. Performers include Rena Priest, Romeo Romero, Danny Canham, PoetryNMotion, and others. Poetry of Revolt will livestream on Facebook tomorrow, Thursday, January 14, 2021, 5:30pm.

Listen to Margaret Bikman’s interview with Rena Priest about the Poetry of Revolt today, January 13, at Noon, 4:00pm, and 9:00pm, on KMRE 102.3FM or find the podcast on the KMRE Arts & Entertainment Spotlight.

KMREAn interview with Maria McLeod, writer, poet, documentary filmmaker and one of the judges for the 2011 Sue Boynton Poetry Contest, will air this Sunday, August 14, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific) on Bellingham’s independent radio station, KMRE 102.3FM. Maria talks about her work, including her prison interviews for Pam Kuntz’s ‘Prison Pieces’ and a reading of her powerful poem, After Birth.

Women’s Voices NW is hosted by Kate Nichols. In addition to the broadcast on KMRE, the program will be streamed and available on podcast in two segments.

Learn more about Maria McLeod at the How Loud Media website.

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