blog posts tagged: Michigan


New Year, New Site, and Even More Gratitude

New Year, New Site, and Even More Gratitude

categories: Michigan, One Pause

Welcome to our new website! Our idea is simple: make poetry accessible to all. Through video and audio archiving of events, those folks in Ann Arbor or elsewhere who can’t make the readings or the conversations can still listen in or watch. Our aim is to include all kinds of poetry events happening in Ann Arbor, not just one or another particular “school” of poetry. Our mp3 project brings both established and emerging poets from around the country…continue reading


Ann Arbor poet Megan Levad collaborates with composer Tucker Fuller on “American Murderer”

Ann Arbor poet Megan Levad collaborates with composer Tucker Fuller on “American Murderer”

categories: Michigan

Ann Arbor poet Megan Levad has collaborated with composer Tucker Fuller on "American Murderer," which borrows from Mississippi John Hurt's and Lloyd Price’s versions of the blues standard "Stack O’Lee," or "Stagger Lee," as it is also known. The poem was written for Murder, a ballad cycle described as "two girls go on a killing spree in an old Cadillac with a mix tape full of Johnny Cash, Schubert, Marlene Dietrich, and Jacques Brel. At…continue reading