Occupy Poetry News and Opportunities

Bloody Poetry at Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton’s Bloody Poetry, directed this month by Tom Littler at the Jermyn Theatre, is an emotional and introspective story, timely in its themes of radicalism and desire for reform.

Occupy Montreal wants your art!

Occupy Montreal has announced the formation of a city-wide art committee, and they are calling for artists to get involved. A first meeting has been scheduled for Friday, Feb 17, 5pm-7pm @ 4521 St Jacques, just west of Metro St-Henri.

Occupy the Arts gets set to launch in Taos

We Are People Here! organizer Linda Fair drew my attention to a quote by poet W.S.

Occupy third grade? A song that uses protest rhetoric creates furor in Virginia

A classroom of Charlottesville third-graders wrote songs in a music workshop about the holidays, laughter, daffodils, best friends — and the divisive Occupy protests that have spread across the country.

Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology Seeks Essays

The Occupy Wall Street librarians have published the tenth edition of the OWS Poetry Anthology. Follow this PDF link to download a free copy.

Poet-politicians share prose, protests at open mic

Seattle University hosted its first spoken word event last Friday, marking the beginnings of a poetic revival on campus.

What Occupy Is and Is Not

"What we call a poem is mostly what is not there on the page." -Harold Bloom

Willie Nelson Song to Appear on Occupy Wall Street Album

As previously reported, Willie Nelson is rallying behind the Occupy Wall Street protests.