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News in Poetry Poetry Reading at the Essex Library - Dec. 10
Posted by Ozymandias on Sunday, December 07, 2014 (09:02:41)

Noted local poets Jane D’Arista and Victoria Murphy will be reading from their work at the Essex Library on Wednesday, December 10 beginning at 7 PM.Link!

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News in Poetry Hinsdale: Library to host poetry readings
Posted by Ozymandias on Saturday, December 06, 2014 (06:09:56)

Slate Roof poets Dennis Pollock, Abbot Cutler and Janet MacFadyen will read from current and upcoming Slate Roof chapbooks at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Hinsdale Public Library, 58 Maple St.Link!

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News in Poetry Emily Dickinson birthday marathon
Posted by Ozymandias on Friday, December 05, 2014 (09:25:22)

“How dreary to be somebody!” Emily Dickinson wrote when she was nobody. More than 150 years later, what would the Belle of Amherst say about the marathon reading of her poems to be held in Washington on Monday?Link!

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News in Poetry Scene and heard: A week of Cambridge poetry
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (09:11:28)

Recalling the spirit of the iconic Cambridge Poetry Festivals of the 70s and 80s, a new celebration of Cambridge poetry begins on November 22, featuring performances by Vahni Capildeo, John James, Mark Ford and former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams.Link!

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News in Poetry Poet to read from rare publication
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, November 20, 2014 (22:28:02)

The Orland Art Gallery invites the public to enjoy Christmas cakes, cider and the poetry of Rae Turnbull at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10.Link!

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News in Poetry The power of poetry transcends borders
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, November 20, 2014 (22:26:20)

As the afternoon glow set in on the lawns of Bangla Academy, named 'Bottola' for the Hay Festival, Urdu Urdu poet Fatema Hassan and French-Indian poet and dance curator Karthika Nair recited their poems on the opening day of the Hay festival.Link!

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News in Poetry Special guest at The Cellar Bards spoken word event this month is...
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, November 20, 2014 (22:20:26)

Special guest at The Cellar Bards spoken word event this month is poet Adam Horovitz. His latest work, A Thousand Laurie Lees, was published this year to coincide with the Laurie Lee centenary celebrations. Link!

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News in Poetry Review: Blah, Blah, Blah. Poetry at Bristol Old Vic
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, November 20, 2014 (06:35:10)

Compered by the refreshingly friendly Anna Freeman in the Bristol Old Vic’s basement November’s cabaret night of the spoken word featured poets Malika Booker,Niall O'Sullivan, and Talia Randall. Read more: www.bristolpost.co.uk/...z3JaWHJQoL Follow us: @BristolPost on Twitter | bristolpost on Facebook Link!

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News in Poetry Marcus Memorial Reading welcomes poets Everwine and Hanzlicek
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 (09:59:08)

The literary legacy of one of Santa Cruz's most prominent poets continues with the fifth annual Morton Marcus Memorial Poetry Reading, taking place Nov. 13 at Cabrillo College.Link!

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News in Poetry Poetry reading by Richard Alan Bunch planned
Posted by Ozymandias on Sunday, November 09, 2014 (21:36:49)

Davis poet and author Richard Alan Bunch will give a poetry reading on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Mary Stephens Branch of the Yolo County Library, 315 E. 14th St., Davis, in the Blanchard Room. He will be reading poems from his recent book “Intimate Nights: New and Selected Poems.”Link!

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Electronic Media Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Red Sky at Morning.
Posted by induce on Friday, November 07, 2014 (16:56:42)

Poetry News: The woofers, puts a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop. Voices and Soul appears on Black Kos Tuesday's Chile ; poetry chosen and critiqued by Black Kos Poetry Editor Justice Putnam. Answer: Tribal Alliances, Heart-felt Convictions.

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News in Poetry Queer women's poetry tour comes to HRC - NW
Posted by induce on Friday, November 07, 2014 (04:45:33)

Poetry News: The Revival IV, a tour featuring queer women of color poets, comes to Human Rights Campaign Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Performers include Queen Sheba, T.Miller, Be Steady and special guest Nikky Finney.

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News in Poetry Poetry Reading with the Steeple Street Poets
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, November 06, 2014 (04:40:10)

Join us at Sturgis Library to listen to the members of the Steeple Street Poets read from their works. The group, co-founded by James Kershner and Robin Smith-Johnson in 2011, has attracted many published and award-winning poets. The Steeple Street Poets meet on the third Saturday of the month at the Mashpee Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon. This is a growing group and welcome to new poets. This program is free, but registration is requested.Link!

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News in Poetry Schoolgirl to read her poem about horrors of war at Festival of Remembrance Conc
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, November 06, 2014 (00:37:01)

A SCHOOLGIRL will read her poem about the horrors of war in front of veterans at Durham Cathedral this weekend. Inspired by great First World War poets Wilfrid Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, 11-year-old Olivia Williams, from Hartlepool, penned The Eternal Day as part of a school project. Link!

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News in Poetry November Events at Blue Ridge ...
Posted by Ozymandias on Friday, October 31, 2014 (21:20:25)

Waynesville resident Sam Kaufman returns to Blue Ridge Books to record a live acoustic set and poetry reading. A local artist, Sam is 18 years old and will be playing both original and cover songs, as well as reading his own poetry. Link!

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News in Poetry Vijay Seshadri, 2014 Pulitzer-Winning Poet to Visit SUNY Old Westbury
Posted by Ozymandias on Friday, October 31, 2014 (07:58:12)

Old Westbury, NY - October 28th, 2014 - Poet, essayist and critic Vijay Seshadri, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, will give a reading on Thursday, November 13, at 3 p.m. at SUNY College at Old Westbury. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the New Academic Building, Room 1100.Link!

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News in Poetry 75 Years Of 'Colossal Poets' And Live Literature At NYC's 92nd Street Y
Posted by Ozymandias on Friday, October 31, 2014 (04:48:44)

Seventy-five years ago on Sunday, writer William Carlos Williams helped inaugurate what would become this country's most famous literary reading series at New York's 92nd Street Y Poetry Center. The center is celebrating this diamond jubilee with a project called " 75 at 75 ," which pairs rare recordings of readings from its archives with contemporary essays by some of today's most acclaimed writers.Link!

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News in Poetry Popular poet to appear at Bromsgrove group's event
Posted by Ozymandias on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (09:20:14)

POET APPEARANCE: The National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke will be appearing at Bromsgrove group Words' latest event.Link!

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News in Poetry Pensioners treated to an afternoon of poetry and music
Posted by Ozymandias on Sunday, October 26, 2014 (06:51:10)

RESIDENTS and staff at a care home enjoyed an afternoon of top tapping rhythm and rhyming when they were treated to a story-telling and music-making performance by a top-class entertainer. Link!

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News in Poetry Poetry Is Celebration
Posted by Ozymandias on Saturday, October 25, 2014 (04:34:43)

This Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. Come and celebrate with readings by Caroline Goodwin, Kalamu Chache, Dorsetta Hale, California Poet Laureate Emeritus Al Young, and a selection of poets from the Poetry Is contest. All are welcome, poets and poet enthusiasts, young and old. This event is free and open to the public.Link!

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News in Poetry Brains, Words & Voices - Toronto's only monthly poetry recitation contest
Posted by Ozymandias on Friday, October 24, 2014 (00:14:40)

Classic pre-1975 poems recited from memory before a live audience. Voting by applause. $50 cash prize to one winner. Held in a converted industrial space, Toronto's historic Coffin Factory at 101 Niagara St. Takes place on the first Sunday of every month at 7 PM. Pizza and wine at intermission. PWYC. Seeking contestants too!Link!

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News in Poetry Poetry Reading with Irish Poet Peter Fallon
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, October 23, 2014 (21:22:58)

Irish poet Peter Fallon has written several collections of poetry, including “The Speaking Stones,” “The Company of Horses,” and his latest, “Strong, My Love,” published this year. Link!

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News in Poetry Michael Sheen To Lead Special Under Milk Wood Reading In New York
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, October 23, 2014 (08:36:24)

Frost/Nixon star Michael Sheen will celebrate poet Dylan Thomas’ centennial by starring in a reading of the literary icon's Under Milk Wood on the same stage where the "play for voices" premiered in 1953.Link!

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News in Poetry Eastern Washington poet will read at workshop
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 (21:51:52)

Next Wednesday, islanders will have the opportunity to wake up through poetry at a free workshop and reading sponsored by Vashon Friends of the Library and Vashon poets laureate, Ina Whitlock and Ann Spiers.Link!

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News in Poetry Robert Pinsky, former poet laureate, to read at Wistariahurst Museum
Posted by Ozymandias on Monday, October 20, 2014 (23:13:55)

Robert Pinsky, who served as Poet Laureate of the United States, from 1997 until 2000, during which time he popularized the form through his Favorite Poem Project, will do a reading for The Care Center's teen mothers, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 10 a.m. at Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke.Link!

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