Some of Roanoke’s favorite placemakers and city builders are taking a literary brush to Wasena’s commercial district. The project will cover a wall of the Wasena Getty Mart (1115 Main Street, SW), paying tribute to local poet Maurice Ferguson. Ferguson is literary editor of Artemis Journal, and has long encouraged new voices and an active… Continue reading ★ Poetry and life in a creative community. Contribute to Wasena’s Mockingbird Mural Project today.
Artemis Journal has its roots in personal transformation and community building. The journal had gone quiet for a number of years, but following a 2014 resurgence, the energy of the longstanding creative team seems boundless. The Blue Ridge poetry and art journal has expanded its focus and reach and this year announces some new collaborations. With… Continue reading ★ On the hunt for new voices with Artemis’ Jeri Rogers and Maurice Ferguson