The multifaceted poet draws on her family history for inspiration. Read more


A year after the death of Tuesday Verses co-founder Lorna Pinckney, the open mic series powers ahead. Read more

Stage & Screen

The 2018 James River Writers/Richmond Magazine Shann Palmer Poetry Contest Read more

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Kwame Alexander says young people need intelligent entertainment. Read more


Tuesday Verses leader Lorna Pinckney leaves a lasting impression. Read more


Saturday's anniversary celebration for the long-running Tuesday Verses open mic night continues in memory of its host and leader. Read more


Poet Susan Hankla's debut collection meets the public at Chop Suey Books tonight. Read more


Richmond musician, DJ and author Michael “Mikemetic” Williams releases his first volume of thought-provoking, community-conscious poetry, "Hood Haiku." Read more


Local authors will talk about and share their work in the inaugural RVA Lit Crawl, April 21-22. Read more

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The Richmond Peace Education Center gives youth leaders a platform to share their voices in a creative way at the 12th annual Generation Dream performance series. Read more


Divine Souls Coalition finds its place in Richmond’s evolving open mic and performance poetry scene Read more

Sunday Story

A subscription service delivers daily poetry to your doorstep. Read more


This year, 176 poems competed for the top spot in the biennial Shann Palmer Poetry Contest. Read more


The Latin Ballet of Virginia interprets the works of Edgar Allan Poe, Pablo Neruda, Federico Garcia Lorca and Alfonsina Storni, in a limited-run of "Poemas" from March 17 to 20 at Gottwald Playhouse and the Poe Museum. Read more


Wendy DeGroat, a New Jersey librarian/teacher/poet of Dutch descent, undertakes to tell the story of Richmond philanthropist Grace Arents, a teacher/librarian/organizer and the favorite niece of New York Dutchman and Richmond tycoon Lewis Ginter. Read more


From Thursday to Sunday at VCU, the Marcia Powell Festival of Religion and the Arts will bring artists, scholars and other interested participants together to discuss religion, spirituality and art. Read more


Poet Janaka Stucky stops here on tour with his latest poetry collection, "The Truth Is We Are All Perfect," alongside Richmond writers Valley Haggard and Allison Titus. Plus, why the Germans didn't blow up Paris and 100-year-old man of many hats. Read more


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