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If you missed any of this year’s Jack Straw Reading Series, you can tune in to the “Sound Focus” archive to hear portions of the live reading featuring poet and 2008 Jack Straw Writer Kevin Craft on the weekly literary segment produced by Elizabeth Austen. Kevin Craft hails from the mid-Atlantic zones of the USA. […]

Jack Straw Productions is proud to announce the literary artists selected by curator Judith Roche for the 2008 Jack Straw Writers Program. They are Wendy Call, Janna Cawrse, Kevin Craft, Sharon Cumberland, Waverly Fitzgerald, Merna Ann Hecht, Rebecca Hoogs, Brian McGuigan, Jennifer D. Munro, Ghida Sinno, Judith Skillman, and Michael Spence. Click here for writer […]

Jack Straw Productions has selected award-winning poet Judith Roche as the curator of the 2008 Jack Straw Writers Program. As curator, Roche will select the 12 participants in the upcoming cycle of the annual Writers Program, who will be announced in February 2008, and she will participate in a variety of public events, development trainings, […]

As the frenzy of the May Readings winds down, Jack Straw Productions brings you a musical presentation featuring two different versions of live jazz: Karin Kajita‘s upbeat West Coast style and Tom Baker‘s adventurous forays into new music and free improv. They will perform at the Jack Straw Artist Showcase on Thursday, June 21, at […]

The Jack Straw Writers Program is proud to announce the 2007 writers. This year’s curator Matt Briggs, winner of a 2006 American Book Award for his novel Shoot the Buffalo, has selected 11 writers and one writing team to participate. These literary artists will take part in various live readings, in-studio trainings, publication in the […]

Welcome to the Jack Straw Writers blog! That’s right, your direct line to what’s going on with the Jack Straw Writers Program. We’ll post audio files, program news, and the latest from all Writers Program participants past and present. You’ll find links to their websites, event announcements, and hopefully random outburst of literary genius. Enjoy!