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Hyattsville Poet Launches Publishing Company

A Hyattsville poet has launched the only bilingual press in the Washington area. Jose Ballesteros, who teaches Spanish at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, has launched Zozobra Publishing to feature poetry and prose from Latino writers. The press was recently … Continue reading

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An Interview with Kay Lindsey

Born in Washington, D.C., Kay Lindsey is a noted poet whose work often appears in college curricula. A graduate of Howard University, she’s taught poetry in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington state and California. When she returned to the D.C. … Continue reading

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Big Bang

Noted poet Kay Lindsey has lived in Hyattsville for several years. Below is her work, “Big Bang,” which she read at the Library of Congress in 2006. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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Crepuscular

A poem by Hyattsville’s Jose R. Ballesteros, who is giving a reading Friday, inspired by his neighborhood. Used with permission. All rights reserved.  The last door slams on a courtyard once filled with joyous wheeled equipment shushing pleas for one more … Continue reading

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Hyattsville Poet to Give Reading Friday

A Hyattsville poet will give a reading Friday at the 12th Street Gallery. Jose R. Ballesteros will be reading poems from his upcoming collection, “Lovedust,” which is about, as he puts it, “the only two real themes in poetry: love … Continue reading

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