I’ve been working with the talented staff of New Hampshire Humanities to create the New Voices project. We were matchmakers. We matched many New Hampshire poets with immigrant writers to work together with the goal of creating a community reading. Here’s one story. Writing united us. But could we actually pull off a reading? Yes,…
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This is a version of an article I wrote for New Hampshire Humanities about the day the Council hosted Juan Felipe Herrera at the Nashua, NH Adult Learning Center. Thank you Maren Tirabassi and the students of the class and Juan Felipe for their lines of poetry I include.
Please meet Ahmad Qadri. His story is the first I want to offer you about traditional artists in New Hampshire. I did a series of fieldwork reports for the New Hampshire State Council on the arts about traditional artists in the state with a focus on artists who work in arts from varied cultures.
By Terry Farish …A restaurant in Portland links African refugees with their past and Maine with its future. Here’s an article I wrote some years ago. Ezo is now replaced by Asmara Restaurant. This story is replayed today in countless, thriving, American cities The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Regional Review Vol. 13 2003
I wrote this essay in appreciation for Jan Mark. Jan was a two-time winner of the Carnegie Medal, the award given to England’s most outstanding work of children’s literature. I studied with Jan in the early 1980s.