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    BEI Presents: What Is The Black Earth Institute?

    Michael McDermott, co-founder of the Black Earth Institute relates the history, mission and work of BEI. This video was part of a welcome to a retreat of woman writers hosted at Brigit Rest, center for BEI.

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    Video of BEI Fellow Ann Fisher-Wirth Speaking in The Big Read: Seat in the Shade Poetry Series @ University of Georgia College of Education

    On June 14, 2016, BEI Fellow Ann Fisher-Wirth, spoke in The Big Read: Seat in the Shade Poetry Series at the University of Georgia. A slate of readings, lectures, hands-on events and more will intertwine the work of Robinson Jeffers with the culture and landscape of the South. This was an

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    Prairie Schooner Prize Winner Reviews Todd Davis’s Winterkill

    “The late poet and novelist, Jim Harrison (1937-2016) once said: “Poetry, at its best, is the language your soul would speak, if you could teach your soul to speak.” He might easily have been talking about Todd Davis, whose latest collections, In the Kingdom of the Ditch (2013) and Winterkill

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    Lauren Camp has three poems in Cultural Weekly

    Three Poems By Lauren Camp on June 29, 2016 in Poetry, Spotlight Lauren Camp, BEI Fellow, works in the confluence of visual, musical and literary worlds. She is the author of three books of poetry, This Business of Wisdom (2010) and The Dailiness (2013), winner of the National Federation