Here’s How to Teach Pentameter in Schools!

Whether it’s sonnets or Shakespeare, iambic pentameter is a key skill in high school English classes. I was an eleventh-grader in Dr. Taylor’s AP English class when we spent an afternoon on iambic pentameter. That afternoon changed my life and my writing: words and sentences had stress patterns! I finally understood why some of my […]

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Artie Moffa Reading on the East Coast this April

Artie Moffa, editor of Bicycle Comics, is heading east this April for a few shows. Not a tour, not really, just a few shows. Artie has deep roots in the poetry scene in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and he’s excited to return after two years in California. He’d love to see you! Artie’s Schedule: 1. […]

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Carrie Rudzinski Interviewed in Boston Globe

Bicycle’s own Carrie Rudzinksi is one of the poets featured in today’s Boston Globe article on the 2011 National Poetry Slam, which starts on August 9th in Cambridge, MA.

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Carrie Rudzinski and Cantab Team at Lizard Lounge

The 2011 Cantab Lounge slam team will play the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge tonight. The 2011 team is McKendy Fils-Aime, Rachel McKibbens, Maya Phillips, April Ranger, and our own Carrie Rudzinski. The team will be backed by the Jeff Robinson trio, house band for the Lizard Lounge and the best backing band in the spoken […]

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