SIX by Julie Marie Wade
Aug07

SIX by Julie Marie Wade

  SIX, winner of the 2014 To the Lighthouse Poetry Prize. Judge: C.D. Wright Buy this Book    Search for a Reading of SIX Near You “I call six times just to be sure you heard,” this speaker announces on the first page. These poems are also the six calls—calls to attention, calls to action, calls to account for something of our own. The speaker in SIX is insistent, scrupulous, and unflinching as she plumbs six essential aspects of...

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2016 Orlando Prize Winners & Finalists
Apr02

2016 Orlando Prize Winners & Finalists

2016 Orlando Prize Winners & Finalists It was a privilege to read the work of so many talented women. We hope you will join us in celebrating the success of the selected winners and finalists, chosen anonymously by our extraordinary Orlando finalist judge and editor of the upcoming Waves publication, Diane Gilliam! POETRY WINNER: “MOORING THE BOAT TO THE DOCK” by Sarah Black [Birmingham, AL] “Mooring the Boat to...

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AROHO Literary Thumbprint
Jan13

AROHO Literary Thumbprint

AROHO has inspired and supported countless women, women whose works have gone on to inspire and change the lives of so many others. This thumbprint is a representation of the mark AROHO has made on the literary world. Our thanks to all of the women who took part in making this gift possible.   Title Sponsored by 67 Ways to Save the Animals Anna Sequoia A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain Robin Vidimos A Room of One’s...

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Fall 2015 Orlando Prize Winners & Finalists
Oct01

Fall 2015 Orlando Prize Winners & Finalists

Fall 2015 Orlando Prize Winners & Finalists It was a privilege to read the work of one-thousand twenty-four talented women. We hope you will join us in celebrating the success of the selected winners and finalists, chosen anonymously by our extraordinary panel of finalist judges! POETRY WINNER: “FLIGHT THEORY” by Allison Adair [Brookline, MA] “The poem pulled me into the poet’s experience from the first two...

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t’ai freedom ford Awarded 2015 To the Lighthouse Prize
Jul01

t’ai freedom ford Awarded 2015 To the Lighthouse Prize

t’ai freedom ford is a New York City high school English teacher, Cave Canem Fellow, and Pushcart Prize nominee. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Drunken Boat, Sinister Wisdom, No, Dear, The African American Review, Vinyl, Nepantla, Poetry and others. Her work has also been featured in several anthologies including The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop. In 2012 and 2013, she completed two...

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Kathline Carr Awarded 2015 Clarissa Dalloway Prize
Jul01

Kathline Carr Awarded 2015 Clarissa Dalloway Prize

Kathline Carr, writer and visual artist, earned her BFA in Creative Writing with concentrations in visual art and feminist philosophy from Goddard College, VT and holds an MFA in Visual Arts from The Art Institute of Boston. Her writing/art has appeared in Calyx, Earth’s Daughters, Hawaii Review, CT Review, Alexandria Quarterly and elsewhere; recently, she has exhibited in the Berkshires, NYC, Boston, Toronto, and artSTRAND Gallery in...

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Submit Smart, Submit Relentlessly
Mar18

Submit Smart, Submit Relentlessly

April 1st To the Lighthouse Poetry and Clarissa Dalloway “everything but poetry” Book Prize Deadline AROHO asked past To the Lighthouse Winners Julie Marie Wade, Leia Penina Wilson, and Carolyn Guinzio, and Clarissa Dalloway winner Anna Maria Hong, about what winning the TTL and CD Book Prizes has meant to their lives and careers, and about what it took to get there. And now we’re asking you… Have you stopped...

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AROHO’s “Night of  Glittering, Vocal Expansiveness”
Mar04

AROHO’s “Night of Glittering, Vocal Expansiveness”

at the Bryant Lake Bowl & Theater Wednesday, April 8. Doors open at 6 PM. Curtain at 7 PM. Tickets $6. The first 20 listeners to arrive get a free drink, courtesy of Virginia! Seats are limited: Pre-Purchase Tickets Here AROHO is kicking off AWP Minneapolis with a “Night of Glittering, Vocal Expansiveness:” a reading of women writers from far and wide who have all left the quiet of desks, kitchen tables, and lonely...

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2015 Retreat Program Sampler
Jan06

2015 Retreat Program Sampler

2015 Retreat & Waves Discussion Series: Writing Against the Current Following is a sample of the 2015 Retreat Program, still a work in progress. In abundance but unlisted are the echoing canyons, laughter, inspiration, and galaxies of fearless words and stories. The application deadline is January 15, so apply today! Learn more about AROHO Retreats here.   Our intention is to make room for women’s creative, unguarded...

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