poetry

Molly Fisk to close out poetry series

Molly Fisk and Paco Marquez will read at the final 2011 Outta the Blue Poetry Series event Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Blue Line Gallery in Roseville. Fisk, of Nevada City, began wr ...

‘Outta the Blue’ mixes poems with photography

Guests at the second part of this year’s Outta the Blue Poetry Series will not only get to hear the poems of Patricia Lynn Reilly — they’ll also get to see her photography. ...

Excelsior kids excel at poetry contest

Excelsior School kids excelled at the 23rd annual poetry contest hosted by the Roseville Library system earlier this spring. Fourth, fifth and sixth graders from Excelsior have pa ...

Sac’s poet laureate at ‘Outta the Blue’

A few years ago, Roseville boasted an active arts scene, but poetry was missing from the mix. That was the opinion of John and Valerie Bowman who moved back to the city after a 15 ...

Roseville student clenches first place in 'Poetry Out Loud'

Charet Bolton, a freshman from Roseville High School, took first place in the Placer County “Poetry Out Loud” competition Feb. 5 and will compete in the California stat ...

Students share poetry outside college setting

Sierra College student Dominique Buyers read her original poetry during a public reading at the Blue Line Gallery Dec. 1. Buyers along with 25 other students presented their differ ...

Crushing the poetry myth

When people say they don’t read poetry because they don’t understand it, they’re perpetuating a myth that poetry is too complex and boring for the average reader. And Tim K ...