The Divine Ms. Alicia’s Divinity School

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado   Book lovers were treated to a double-pleasure this past April 24th at the Barnes and Noble bookstore in Vancouver, WA. The first was a reading of a children’s book accompanied by the largest xylophones I have ever seen. The second was the divine Ms. Alicia Jo Rabins reading selections from her […]

Guilt in our Pockets: Poems from South India

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado   Braving the winter chill and the rain, I found a friendly face waiting in the Starbucks café at Barnes and Noble. It was Tuesday, the last Tuesday, and soon poets and poetry lovers would be gathering for the open mic session that evening. Fortune favors the bold and it certainly did! […]

The Magic Of Andrew Michael Roberts

By Danielle Champiet-Coronado One of the things that I love most about the poetry groups at Barnes and Noble is all of the interesting and talented people that I meet each month. From newcomers to regular attendees to the guest poets, their stories and art are so fascinating. September’s guest poet is incredibly accomplished, enormously […]