Calling All Poets (CAPS), January 13, 7 PM
Join Michael Jurkovic and his featured writers,Celia Bland, Greg Correll and Amanda Russell on Thursday, January 13, 7 PM, livestreamed from Green Kill on YouTube.
Join Michael Jurkovic and his featured writers, Celia Bland, Greg Correll and Amanda Russell on Thursday, January 13, 7 PM, livestreamed from Green Kill on YouTube.
Green Kill livestream videos can be accessed through Green Kill Sessions on YouTube. To watch live the suggested donation for this event is 5 dollars. Please consider increasing your donation as your contributions will be allocated to Green Kill and the performers equally. Green Kill is a peer to peer art space for dedicated writers, performers, musicians, and artists. Your support helps to create opportunity for a widely diverse range of artists to present their work to the public.
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Celia Bland’s third collection, Cherokee Road Kill, with pen and ink drawings by Kyoko Miyabe, received the 2015 Raynes Prize. Madonna Comix, an image and poetry collaboration with artist Dianne Kornberg, was exhibited at New York City’s Lesley Heller Gallery and published in book form with an introduction by Luc Sante. Recent work has appeared in Witness, Jacket2, Saranac Review, Yale Letters, and Native Voices: Indigenous American Poets (Tupelo Press). She is co-editor of Jane Cooper: A Radiance of Attention (U. of Michigan), and author of young adult biographies of the Native American leaders Pontiac, Osceola, and Peter MacDonald (Chelsea House Books). In 2019, she wrote the catalogue essay for In the Midst of Something Splendid: Recent Paintings by Colleen Randall, exhibited at the Hood Museum, Dartmouth College.
Greg Correll, CAPS Board member, was a Fellow at the CUNY Writers Institute in 2017, where he worked closely with Leo Carey (The New Yorker) and Jonathan Galassi (FSG).Wrote about his Parkinson’s diagnosis (Salon), and sexual assaults in jail at 14 (Medi- um). In a half-dozen essay/poetry anthologies, including Into Sanity (2019), co-edited by Mark Vonnegut. Two short plays produced, one off-Broadway. A freelance editor, he loves helping writers improve and polish. Has ferocious, brilliant daughters.
Amanda Russell is a poet and stay-at-home mom. Her chapbook, Barren Years, was published by Finishing Line Press (2019). Her poems are forthcoming or have recently appeared in First Literary Review- East, EcoTheo Review, South Florida Poetry Journal and the anthology Mightier: poets for social justice. For links to articles, interviews and more, please visit
A 2016 Pushcart nominee, poetry and musical criticism have appeared in over 500 magazines and periodicals worldwide with little reportable income. Full lengths include: AmericanMental, (Luchador Press 2020) Blue Fan Whirring (Nirala Press, 2016), smitten by harpies (Lion Autumn Press, 2014) President, Calling All Poets, New Paltz, NY. CD reviews appear online at All About Jazz, and Lightwood, Featured poet: London, San Francisco, NYC, Albany, Baltimore. He was and hopes to be again the Tuesday night host of Jazz Sanctuary, WOOC 105.3 FM, Troy, N. He loves Emily most of all.