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News in Poetry Meet The GP Poet: Judih Weinstein Haggai
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, February 27, 2014 (17:48:16)

An ongoing interview series exclusively for and about GotPoetry poets. Volume 1, March 2014.

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News in Poetry Poetry Out Loud: Hannah Gould
Posted by fogglethorpe on Saturday, April 19, 2014 (15:00:00)

Poetry News: Today marks our final Poetry Out Loud feature! Hannah Gould, a Junior at Jesse Remington High School, joined us in studio to recite the poem that won her the competition, "Sanctuary" by Jean Valentine.

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News in Poetry Video: Norwalk Celebrates National Poetry Month
Posted by fogglethorpe on Saturday, April 19, 2014 (15:00:00)

Poetry News: Local leaders and community members each had the chance to share a poem at the Norwalk Public Library, as Mayor Harry Rilling proclaimed April as national poetry month Thursday afternoon.

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News in Poetry Books: In All at Once poet C.K. Williams turns to prose
Posted by fogglethorpe on Saturday, April 19, 2014 (15:00:00)

During the middle decades of Williams' poetic oeuvre he used very long lines, lines so long that perhaps it's not that much of a stretch for him to dispense with line breaks entirely in All at Once and switch to prose..

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News in Poetry Spring is in thee Air! Poets, Writers, Dreamers...
Posted by mamta on Saturday, April 19, 2014 (14:44:16)

Cool The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves expressing their innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful art of poetry and/or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Welcome to all having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes. All works must be original. www.dreamquestone.com

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News in Poetry GWU professor talks National Poetry Month
Posted by mamta on Saturday, April 19, 2014 (14:36:58)

Poetry News:

Some of the first literary pieces introduced to children are nursery rhymes and Mother Goose poems.



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News in Poetry Survivor Tells Realistic Account of Violence
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:40:00)

Linda Abraham's new poetic account of domestic violence really conveys the message of ‘Lessons Learnt’.

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News in Poetry SEE GHOST OF KING HAROLD FOR USA POETRY MONTH
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

New Novel In Verse About England's 1066 Norman Curse

THE RHYME OF KING HAROLD (Volume I) is a first novel by English journalist Ian Macgill, who reveals that:
'England's Anglo-Saxon times
were The Great Age of Rhymes,
when every conversation
was a work of poetic translation.'


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News in Poetry Nonprofit seeks San Luis Obispo County poet laureate
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

The San Luis Obispo County Arts Council, Arts Obispo, is seeking nominations for a San Luis Obispo County poet laureate to “act as an ambassador of … literary arts and inspire a new generation of writers,” according to an Arts Obispo news release..

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News in Poetry What Is the Value of Poetry?
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

Every so often, there’s some kind of “death or uselessness of poetry” post or article that runs all viral on the Internet. So I’ve been meaning to write a post on why I think there’s value in poetry for a long while, but it was still simmering in me until I received this message on Facebook..

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News in Poetry C.K. Williams on his foray into prose poetry
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

C.K. Williams, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, is known for work that stretches the poetic form. His new book, “All At Once,” crosses into prose poetry, which he says allows him to be sometimes more narrative, sometimes more intellectual..

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News in Poetry Jack Prelutsky Recites 'Today is a Very Boring Day' Poem On 'Arthur'
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

Poetry News: To celebrate National Poetry Month, we found a video featuring Jack Prelutsky's guest appearance on the animated TV series, Arthur .

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News in Poetry From the desk of Jared Carter: Braking for Poetry
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

Jared Carter has received the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets, the Poets’ Prize, a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and two literary fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts..

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News in Poetry IU English professor Adrian Matejka wins 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship for poetry
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

Poetry News: Indiana University professor Adrian Matejka is a recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for 2014 in poetry, the only IU faculty member this year to be named a winner of the prestigious award.

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News in Poetry Tom Hiddleston Calls Shakespeare's Poetry 'A Labyrinth'
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

Internationally celebrated stage and screen star Tom Hiddleston eloquently discusses the the finer points of the poetry implicit in the language of William Shakespeare as part of a preview clip of a forthcoming documentary centering on the Bard..

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News in Poetry UK- Writing helped Newport man cope
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

AN inspirational Newport granddad who suffered double tragedy after his son was killed and death of his wife has channelled his grief into writing and has just had his first book published..

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News in Poetry 'Pockets of Life' by Juliette Pipe
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

This book is neither an autobiography nor is it a normal poetry book. It is composed of heartfelt poems, writings and musings that follow a time in the author's life..

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News in Poetry Author Florence Strait Reveals an Engaging Tale in Poetry
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (15:00:00)

New book paints a picture of the Chin life through the eyes of village boy..

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News in Poetry The Land Before Yoghurt: Sunderland lecturer launches poetry collection
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (14:57:57)

Lecturer Alistair Robinson, the degree programme leader for Journalism and News Journalism at the University of Sunderland, is launching The Land Before Yoghurt next week. The book will be published by Northumberland-based Red Squirrel Press and will be unveiled on Wednesday, to coincide with World Book Day.

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News in Poetry MINUTE: Rock Bridge senior places 2nd in state poetry contest
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (14:56:17)

Poetry News: Ten high school students from across Missouri competed in the Poetry Out Loud state poetry contest on March 13 in Jefferson City.

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News in Poetry Video: Austin Notables Read Poetry by Kealing Middle School Students
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (14:55:57)

Poetry News: To commemorate National Poetry Month, we've been airing poems by the students of Kealing Middle School' s Blank Page writing program every day this April.

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News in Poetry Books by the Bay
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 18, 2014 (14:49:40)

Poetry News: New novels by Ayelet Waldman, Heather Brittain Bergstrom and Jessica Levine and poetry by Matthew Zapruder and Viola Canales are among this month's new releases by Bay Area authors, as is a collection of short novels by the late Gina Berriault.

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News in Poetry Blame The Typewriter - The Poetry Of Rodger Martin
Posted by mamta on Friday, April 18, 2014 (14:40:55)

Poetry News: As part of National Poetry month, NHPR's Sean Hurley has been introducing us to a New Hampshire poet every Friday.

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News in Poetry The Poetry of Abraham Lincoln
Posted by mamta on Friday, April 18, 2014 (14:39:27)

Poetry News: The Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site will celebrate National Poetry Month on , author of nine books, including three on Lincoln, will present a program of poems, notes and stories about the 16th president and his family at the historic site's /his hand and pen/he will be good but/god knows When."

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News in Poetry Writers' festival honours Heaney
Posted by mamta on Friday, April 18, 2014 (14:36:55)

Young students will read Heaney's best-loved work in a special 'Poetry Aloud' event at this year's Listowel Writers' Week from May 28 to June 1. Heaney, who passed away last August, had spent ...

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