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Iowa Online Writing Summer – Power of the Pen: Identities and Social Issues in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays

Two courses coming up this summer. On May 15, 2017, the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa will open Power of the Pen: Identities and Social Issues in Fiction and Nonfiction, a free massive open online course. This … Continue reading

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Women Rise – Making Movie Poems

I launched my crowdfunding campaign to make movie poems today on indiegogo. The poems selected are from my soon to be released poetry collection about women. The 5 poems selected are diverse in theme and are representative of the poetry … Continue reading

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New Ceylon Writing

“Colombo” is published in issue 6 of New Ceylon Writing. You can find it on page 27 here or read it below.   Colombo – by Shirani Rajapakse   Prescription walkers huff and puff their way to good health, proud of the … Continue reading

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No Boundaries – Karen R. Sanderson

I had the pleasure of getting a pre-release copy of Karen’s book, No Boundaries a few months ago. This is what I wrote about it. “Sanderson’s book No Boundaries evokes a place in time we can only revisit in words. … Continue reading

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No Boundaries – Karen R. Sanderson

My friend, and the editor of my forthcoming collection of poetry, has just published a lovely book of poetry. You can check out her post for No Boundaries and visit Amazon.

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International Times

The Way It Is, at International Times today.

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The Way It Is

We can’t sing certain songs that speak of our glorious past or our identity. We are shamed. Tunes hummed softly to walls that sometimes listen but don’t record words barely coherent they brush cheeks against hard surfaces and sigh to … Continue reading

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