Going to See My Mother (an Excerpt)

Going to See My Mother (an Excerpt)

  It’s June 2009. Some eighteen years since landing at JFK International Airport in New York, fourteen years since my last visit back to Guinea, I am on my way to see my mother some nine years since I saw her last. Just as I promised I would, as soon as I got my...
Poetry, Happiness and Memory: Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen

Poetry, Happiness and Memory: Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen

Poetry, happiness and memory emerged as the dominant themes at lunch on March 20th with Minnesota Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen at the Humanities Center in St. Paul, part of the Lunch and Learn series. Sutphen’s talk was playfully labeled with alternative titles: “Got...
April 25, 2013 – Soul Sounds Open Mic with Marcus Kar

April 25, 2013 – Soul Sounds Open Mic with Marcus Kar

The Golden Thyme Coffee Café and the Saint Paul Almanac are pleased to announce the “Soul Sounds Open Mic,” hosted by Tish Jones! The “Soul Sounds Open Mic” series is held every Thursday, with a special pre-performance writing workshop on the...
April 18, 2013 – Soul Sounds Open Mic with Marie Chanté

April 18, 2013 – Soul Sounds Open Mic with Marie Chanté

The Golden Thyme Coffee Café and the Saint Paul Almanac are pleased to announce the “Soul Sounds Open Mic,” hosted by Tish Jones! The “Soul Sounds Open Mic” series is held every Thursday, with a special pre-performance writing workshop on the...
April 11, 2013 – Soul Sounds Open Mic with Mic 101

April 11, 2013 – Soul Sounds Open Mic with Mic 101

The Golden Thyme Coffee Café and the Saint Paul Almanac are pleased to announce the “Soul Sounds Open Mic,” hosted by Tish Jones! The “Soul Sounds Open Mic” series is held every Thursday, with a special pre-performance writing workshop on the...