New Mp3 Project: Ladan Osman

New Mp3 Project: Ladan Osman

 Ladan Osman, winner of the 2014 Sillerman First Book Prize for The Kitchen-Dweller's Testimony, reads for the Mp3 Project. 

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Emerging Poets Hurt DiPerna Sutton Tallmadge

Emerging Poets

What is an emerging poet and why do we love them? These four female poets help us answer that question.

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Cho Photographs Poetry in the Garden Andrei Codrescu

One Pause Free Community Events

One Pause always offers free events! Like our conversations and readings by great poets like Andrei Codrescu. Photos by local photographer, Jeeheon Cho.

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Homepage Slider: One Pause Programs Bring Poets to Michigan

One Pause Programs Bring Poets to Michigan

Since 2010, One Pause has invited emerging and acclaimed poets to read from their work and engage with the public. Visit our about page to see who has read for One Pause.

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Homepage Slider: Children’s Poetry Exercises

Children's Poetry Exercises

Visit the children's page for fun activities & links for kids!

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Homepage Slider: Conversations with Poets

Conversations with Poets

One Pause asks visiting poets 10 questions. Clayton Eshleman, Mark Wunderlich, Monica Youn, Jericho Brown, Franz Wright and others.

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mp3project


The One Pause Poetry mp3 Project is a national digital resource for teachers, students, readers, and listeners. Each poet is asked to record and submit three mp3 files to the site: one poem of his or her own, one by another poet, and one poem for kids.

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