400 years the story of Black people in poems written from love 1619 – 2019 Michael Simanga and Lita Hooper Editors Broadside Lotus Press with support from Third World Press Foundation and University of Detroit Mercy Press FALL 2019 400 years 1619 – 2019 The story of Black people in poems written from love In […]
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The Dudley Randall Print and Media Center, and, Broadside Lotus Press Presents BROADSIDE LOTUS PRESS POETS THEATER Broadside Lotus Press resumes its poetry writing workshops before our Sunday Poets Theater every third Sunday of the month. We will be examining and discussing the work of our published poets, your poems, and, writing poetry. TIME: 3:00 […]
His first name, LeRoy, translates as “the king” in French (le roi), and that’s how he pronounced it, with the accent on the second syllable. That might strike some as an affectation. But by all accounts Detroit artist LeRoy Foster was as humble as they come. Foster may have lived more like a pauper than […]
The 2012 Kresge Eminent Artist Award goes to Naomi Long Madgett. She’s an award winning poet, editor, and educator. She’s often called the godmother of African-American poetry. Dr. Madgett says the award came as a complete surprise because she didn’t even know she was being considered for the award. “So it means a great deal […]
“What I am saying is that through extension we are humanists in the beginning, but how are you going to love or speak to somebody else if you can’t speak to your own brothers and sisters?” – Etheridge Knight
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Naomi Long Madgett Award
Accepting award entries between January 2 and March 1, 2019.
Guidelines for the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award