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News in Poetry Natasha Trethewey archive finds home at Emory
Posted by induce on Saturday, August 30, 2014 (04:34:27)

Poetry News: The 19th Poet Laureate of the United States between 2012 and 2014. She is author of four collections of poetry: "Domestic Work," "Thrall," "Bellocq's Ophelia," and "Native Guard," which received the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

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News in Poetry Celebrate Eid at Watford Palace Theatre - UK
Posted by induce on Saturday, August 30, 2014 (04:29:48)

Poetry News: Returning after performing at Celebrate Eid 2011, Dreadlockalien tours the UK with his performance poetry and slam sets as well as three plays, Amalgam Jam, Soundclash and Chocolate Wars.

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News in Poetry Author shares writing background, advice in New Canaan
Posted by induce on Saturday, August 30, 2014 (04:19:44)

Poetry News: Vijay Seshadri, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, speaks about his work at New Canaan Library in New Canaan, Conn., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

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News in Poetry African-American storytellers sought for St. Augustine 450th
Posted by induce on Saturday, August 30, 2014 (04:11:47)

Poetry News: Her CD, "Spirit Voices Rizing," is a collection of narratives and poetry inspired by the stories of runaway slaves. Cole has performed poetry readings at the Library of Congress in Washington.

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News in Poetry Brownstone Poets Presents Jay Chollick and Su Polo, 9/16 - NY
Posted by induce on Saturday, August 30, 2014 (04:07:04)

Poetry News: Relax with some wine or beer, a cup of coffee or tea while listening to great poetry. There's an open mic as well. Poetry does grow in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Brownstone Poets presents: Jay Chollick and Su Polo

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News in Poetry Elva's lifelong dream comes true as she tells the story of Fluff the cat
Posted by induce on Saturday, August 30, 2014 (04:04:04)

Poetry News: Her time at the care home has finally afforded her the time to realise her ambition. Mrs Carver, who also writes a poetry and formerly lived in a Vauxhall Street, Norwich, said: "I was mulling it over whether to write the book, and I don't know why ...

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Current Poetic Events Tim Keya s hilarious new show comes to Cardiff
Posted by Essex68 on Friday, August 29, 2014 (18:33:25)

Poetry News: ... No 9 and Newswipe with Charlie Brooker. Key has also had three books published, released a vinyl recording of his poetry and has written and presented three BBC Radio 4 documentaries. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use ...

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News in Poetry Brownstone Poets Presents Jay Chollick and Su Polo - NY
Posted by induce on Friday, August 29, 2014 (14:36:01)

Poetry News: Relax with some wine or beer, a cup of coffee or tea while listening to great poetry. There's an open mic as well. Poetry does grow in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Brownstone Poets presents: Jay Chollick and Su Polo

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News in Poetry Applications for Michael King Writers' Centre residencies - NZ
Posted by induce on Friday, August 29, 2014 (14:31:58)

Poetry News: New Zealand writing projects can be in a wide range of genres, including non-fiction, fiction, drama and poetry. Previous resident writers include Man Booker prize-winner Eleanor Catton, who wrote the final draft of her novel The Luminaries.

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News in Poetry Poetry and visual art converge in 'Ekphrasis' at Kittery Art Association
Posted by induce on Friday, August 29, 2014 (14:27:36)

Poetry News: In an impressive combination of sight and sound, the Kittery Art Association will open its next exhibit, "Ekphrasis: Poetry and Photography," on Friday, Aug. 29. The new show - a combination of photo show and poetry reading - opens with a reception.

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News in Poetry Warm tributes to celebrated Limerick poet Desmond O'Grady
Posted by Essex68 on Friday, August 29, 2014 (09:51:39)

Poetry News: ... but apart from that, he was conducting himself gracefully." He added: "Desmond would like to be remembered by his poetry. He spent his entire life become the premier poet in Ireland. His books should be in every school in Ireland and the world. ...

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Current Poetic Events Foursome to perform Poetry at The Station Bistro
Posted by Essex68 on Friday, August 29, 2014 (09:49:57)

Poetry News: Poetry at The Station Bistro presents the works of Dennis Caswell, David D. Horowitz, Judith Skillman and Michael Spence on Wednesday, Sept.

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News in Poetry New postage stamp issued to celebrate Seamus Heaney
Posted by Essex68 on Friday, August 29, 2014 (07:57:34)

Poetry News: ... a special First Day Cover envelope shows an extract from his 1969 poem, Bogland, alongside details from Heaney's own poetry notes. Both items may be viewed and purchased at all main post offices, at the GPO Stamp Shop and online at irishstamps.ie . ...

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Current Poetic Events Poet Nancy Mitchell to join Tom Horton at Sept. 13 ESWA meeting
Posted by Essex68 on Friday, August 29, 2014 (07:52:25)

Poetry News: ... Tom Horton will be the featured speaker. Mitchell, a Pushcart Prize 2012 recipient, is the author of two volumes of poetry, "The Near Surround" and "Grief Hut," and her poems have appeared in Poetry Daily and in national journals such as Agni and ...

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News in Poetry 10 New Indie Books and Zines That We Love Right Now
Posted by Essex68 on Friday, August 29, 2014 (07:32:26)

Poetry News: ... Vik here . 6. I Am Here by Ashley Opheim I Am Here is your mystical aura reading on the go. It's also an excellent poetry book that attempts to reconcile the spiritual with the digital. By I Am Here from Metatron Press, here . 7. The Billy Joel Book ...

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News in Poetry Book News: Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass Wins $100,000 Poetry Prize
Posted by Essex68 on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (17:55:28)

Poetry News: ... laureate Robert Hass has won the $100,000 Wallace Stevens prize for "outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry" from the Academy of American Poets. Hass is much-lauded: he was a MacArthur Fellow, won a National Book Award in 2007, and ...

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News in Poetry Eugenia Loyster, 1917 - 2014
Posted by Essex68 on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (17:42:42)

Poetry News: Eugenia Loyster, a 23-year resident of Point Reyes Station, a longtime member of the Mainstreet Moms and a voracious reader who wrote sparse but striking poetry, died this month at 96 years old.

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News in Poetry Book News: Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass Wins $100,000 Poetry Prize
Posted by Essex68 on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (17:41:49)

Poetry News:

In this 1998 photo, President Bill Clinton and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton are seen at the White House with Poets Laureate Robert Pinsky Rita Dove and Robert Haas .



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News in Poetry Obituary: Simin Behbahani
Posted by Essex68 on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (17:41:26)

Poetry News: EVEN as a child, she knew how poetry should sound. The rhythm of the rhyme her teacher gave her to recite-"I am a yellow rose, the Sultan of all the flowers, the Sultan of all the flowers"-was wrong.

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News in Poetry Poems from the Hoot
Posted by zhaul on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (13:45:25)

Poetry News: The Portsmouth Poetry Hoot, sponsored by the Portsmouth Poet Laureate Program, is usually held on the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Cafe Espresso, 738 Islington St., Portsmouth.

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News in Poetry Books & Poetry
Posted by zhaul on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (13:43:41)

Poetry News: Little Free Libraries in New Bedford: The Friends of the New Bedford Free Public Library are building four "little free libraries" in the city.

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News in Poetry Go and Do: Ricky Skaggs and poetry out loud
Posted by zhaul on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (13:40:45)

Poetry News: ... of spoken word and images at the opening reception for the Kittery Art Association's latest exhibit, "Ekphrasis: Poetry & Photography," from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Sight and sound collide in this exhibit, and the high point of the evening will be a ...

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News in Poetry Imaginary Beasts to Premiere Knock! the Daniil Kharms Project, 9/27-10/18
Posted by zhaul on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (13:32:25)

Poetry News: ... premiere and once-in-a-lifetime event. Working with carefully curated selections of his micro-prose, short plays, and poetry in new translations by Irina Yakubovskaya and adapted by the ensemble, the beasts have assembled an evening high ...

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News in Poetry Turnaround teen poet to be featured at - open mike' night
Posted by zhaul on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (13:31:03)

Poetry News: Terry Johnson, a young man who faced up to 10 years in prison, will be the featured poet at the First Tuesday Poetry Open Mike on Tuesday at the Trent River Coffee Company.

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News in Poetry Open to Love: Mark Nepo, Author of Reduced to Joy, Featured for His Inspirationa
Posted by zhaul on Thursday, August 28, 2014 (13:26:46)

Poetry News: ... are exhausted of our differences until our hearts are opened to realize that we are at heart the same." His prose and poetry teach readers "how to uncover that original center and how to live there once it is restored." Auburn Hills, MI September ...

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