Double Ds Move!

Well, I have a lot on my plate. Yes, I’m a big boy who enjoys a full a plate and often seconds, even I have to realize when I need to embrace change to keep everything on my plate balanced.

I have decided to move the Double Ds, which is a monthly column I organize with Denise Duhamel, from Read Write Poem to I Was Born Doing Reference Work in Sin. I hate to move the series from the fantastic Read Write Poems site. Read Write Poem has it all– writing prompts, forums, and more web traffic than my blog; however, I have to think of the project. I am balancing a full-time job, college, Atlanta Pride Committee, Atlanta Queer Literary Festival Committee, Project Verse, Quarrel, Poetry Swap, Limp Wrist, and as of this week, promoting a chapbook that is going to be published by Pudding House Press. I’m a one man show doing all of this, so I have to do what is easiest for me while keeping the integrity of the project. — moving the Double Ds to I Was Born Doing Reference Work in Sin will do just that!

I owe Dana a huge thanks for embracing the Double Ds as soon as I pitched the idea to her. I owe a big thanks to the RWP staff for posting the first entry with Marilyn Nelson.

Please check back for the Double Ds questioning Dara Weir in September. You won’t want to miss it!

A Few Updates

(1) The comments from the Project Verse weekly judges and guest judge Sandra Beasley have been posted here.

(2) 8/5/09: The first entry of the Double Ds will feature Marilyn Nelson. Don’t forget to visit ReadWritePoem to check out the monthly column.

(3) I started a fan group for a poet on Read Write Poem. You know you want to click here and join!

(4) I also started a Project Verse group on Read Write Poem. Click here to view and join. Members will have a chance to……..

The Double Ds: A ReadWritePoem Column w/ Denise Duhamel

The Double Ds
Want to know more about your favorite poets? In this monthly column, Dustin Brookshire and Denise Duhamel will ask a poet one poetry-related and one non-poetry-related question. Respondents’ answers will surprise and delight you. Look for Marilyn Nelson, Dara Wier, David Trinidad and Patricia Smith as part of this exciting series.