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POETRY IN MOTION - Topaz Winters reads aloud some of her work as a part of the Visiting Writers Series. Winters is an accomplished writer from Singapore at only 22 years old who recently published her third poetry collection.

Visiting poet Topaz Winters reflects on her writing journey

Annamarie Parker, Contributing writer April 26, 2022

As a part of the Visiting Writers Series that the Northern Michigan University’s English Department’s Masters in Fine Arts program hosts, Topaz Winters, an internationally award-winning poet, was featured...

POETRY ON TAP - Patrons gather inside Superior Cultures main room to listen to local community members perform their poetry. Superior Culture also hosts local musicians and artists throughout the week.

Superior Culture brings artists together with “Electric Words and Music”

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor February 23, 2022
Superior Culture brings artists together again to share their written work as a reflection during their time spent during the pandemic.
Open Mouth Open Mic night to be held at Ore Dock

Open Mouth Open Mic night to be held at Ore Dock

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 24, 2021
Writers and musicians looking for opportunities to share their work in a social environment might be interested in an upcoming event at the Ore Dock Brewing Company.

Visiting poets to electrify

Jake Bekemeyer November 21, 2019

Two award-winning experimental writers will visit NMU this week to perform their new augmented and virtual reality show that incorporates poetry along with other forms of media. The NMU Visiting Writers...

CAPTIVATED AUDIENCE—Jericho Brown takes the podium in Jamrich to read from his new book of poems, “The Tradition.”

Poet mesmerizes crowd

Jake Bekemeyer October 24, 2019

A half hour before he was slated to read poetry and answer audience questions in Jamrich 1100 on Thursday, Oct. 17, Jericho Brown took slow, meandering steps through the rows of chairs before sitting...

Art museum hosts interactive poetry reading

Nolan Krebs November 1, 2012

The DeVos Art Museum will be holding a poetry reading and open mic hosted by poet and author Andrea Scarpino on Thursday, Nov. 8. Scarpino is the creative dissertation coordinator at Union Institute...

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