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Current Poetic Events Celebrating Ohio's Poets and Poetry
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 17, 2014 (15:20:00)

The Cleveland Public Library (CPL), The Ohio Center for the Book, and special guest Beverly Cain, State Librarian of Ohio, are celebrating Ohio Poem in Your Pocket Day with a variety of events and fun on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Main Library for poet laureates and novices alike..

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Current Poetic Events CA- Poet and Singer Collaborate In Campbell Hall
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 (15:42:37)

Arts and Lectures will present an acoustic music and poetry event at Campbell Hall titled "Words and Music: An Evening with Billy Collins and Aimee Mann" tomorrow night, featuring former U.S. Poet Laureate and best-selling poet Billy Collins alongside acclaimed singer-songwriter Aimee Mann, best-known for her soundtrack for the film "Magnolia."

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Current Poetic Events MA- Lowell taking part with pop-up poetry
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 11, 2014 (15:00:00)

The Cultural Organization of Lowell (COOL), in partnership with FreeVerse!, UMass Lowell Arts & Ideas, and UMass Lowell, is celebrating National Poetry Month this month with a Pop-Up Poetry Project. Visit more than 12 venues in downtown Lowell to see a variety of poems on display throughout the month of April..

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Current Poetic Events RI- The Block Island Poetry Project - It's not 10, it's 11
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (15:01:33)

Returning favorites like Rumi translator and poet Coleman Barks and South Carolina Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth will be joined by the poet Carol Ann Davis and the world-renowned storydancer Zuleikha..

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Current Poetic Events MA- In our own words: Poetry month events invite community
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (14:57:53)

Poetry News: Contemporary poet reads his work: Poet Spencer Reece's debut collection of poetry, 'The Clerk's Tale,' was chosen for the Bakeless Poetry Prize and adapted into a short film by director James Franco.

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Current Poetic Events OR- Cowboy Poet to perform at libraries
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (14:53:46)

Jessica Hedges will headline the annual National Cowboy Poetry Week, performing in Lakeview, Paisley, and Christmas Valley April 22-23..

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Current Poetic Events IL- Library offers Teen Poetry Contest
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (14:50:00)

Throughout April, students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades as well as high school can submit their poetry for a chance to win prizes from area bookstores. The winning poems also will be posted online. The deadline to submit poems is 9 p.m. April 30, and the winners will be announced May 14..

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Current Poetic Events WA- Family calendar - Thu, 10 Apr 2014 PST
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (14:46:13)

Get Lit! Poetry Slams - Part of the 16th annual Get Lit! festival. Poets may work in teams or individually. Middle School Slam (ages 13-15), register at 4:30 p.m. and begin at 5 p.m.; and College Poetry Slam (for college students of any age)..

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Current Poetic Events VT- Maggie Dietz, Robert Pinsky savor sound in 'An Invitation to Poetry'
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (14:44:22)

In partnership with the Bennington Free Library, the Robert Frost House, Hiland Hall School and Mount Anthony Union High School, SVC will host the program, "A Community Reads Favorite Poems," with readings by students, their family members, and faculty and staff from SVC and the other participating schools..

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Current Poetic Events What's Happening in April?
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (14:40:43)

Poetry News: Get your notebook, cup of black coffee and start writing - April is National Poetry Month! Poetry isn't dead; it is alive and well on USF's campus, and reverberates rythmically within the student body.

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Current Poetic Events MN- Cracked Walnut event celebrates Poetry Month
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (13:50:27)

Poetry News: In celebration of Poetry Month, Cracked Walnut reading program presents published poets and students reading at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Thomas Academy, 949 Mendota Heights Road, Mendota Heights.

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Current Poetic Events OH- St. Lawrence University Writer Series to host editor, professor and author
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (13:49:50)

CANTON -- The St. Lawrence University Writers Series will present Mary Biddinger at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, in the Sykes Common Room..

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Current Poetic Events OR- Get Up & Go: Thursday, April 10
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (13:30:49)

OPEN-MIC POETRY SESSION: Poets can read their works at an open-mic session at 7 p.m. at Downtowne Coffee House, 200 Talent Ave., Talent. This month's theme is "loss of a friend." Chapbooks are welcome..

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Current Poetic Events Syracuse Poster Project, Cuse Comedy Showcase: 5 things to do this weekend
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (13:25:27)

The Syracuse Poster Project will unveil its 14th annual poster series, which brings together community poets and Syracuse University artists to create an annual series of poetry illustrations for the city's poster panels..

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Current Poetic Events Eavan Boland talks about her new work
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (13:03:58)

Boland will appear at 7 p.m April 10 in Buttrick Hall at Vanderbilt University as part of the Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series. The event is free and open to the public..

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Current Poetic Events Mike Doughty to Bring Question Jar Show to Bridge Street Live, 4/24
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 09, 2014 (16:00:00)

Doughty, joined by the inimitable Andrew "Scrap" Livingston, picks audience questions and requests out of a jar--and his audience is wickedly good at coming up with extremely weird things to ask..

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Current Poetic Events CT- Free Concert at Simsbury High April 10
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 09, 2014 (15:00:00)

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the music for the evening includes American, Irish and Scottish folk songs, many based on the work of famous poets, including Robert Lewis Stevenson and Robert Burns..

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Current Poetic Events Cambodian Son: Minneapolis Screening on April 15
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 09, 2014 (14:28:48)

Poetry News: Bao Phi has been a performance poet since 1991. A two-time Minnesota Grand Slam champion and a National Poetry Slam finalist, Bao Phi has appeared on HBO Presents Russell Simmons Def Poetry, and a poem of his appeared in the 2006 Best American Poetry anthology.

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Current Poetic Events London Book And Poetry Events: 10-16 April 2014
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 09, 2014 (14:22:43)

The New Arrival, which tells the story of a trainee midwife in Hackney in the 1970s. A 2.50, prebook, 8pm KOREAN POETRY : Southbank Centre hosts an evening of poetry by one of South Korea's most important contemporary poets, Kim Hyesoon..

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Current Poetic Events An evening with Nebraska State Poet Twyla Hansen at Abrahams library today
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 09, 2014 (14:21:17)

Poetry News: Nebraska's recently named state poet, Twyla Hansen, will read from her poetry and sign books at the Abrahams branch of the Omaha Public Library Tuesday beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event , scheduled to end at 8:30 p.m., will be in a meeting room of the library at 5111 N. 90th St..

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Current Poetic Events Yerba Buena Gardens Festival announces stellar lineup for 2014
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 (14:27:13)

Interview with Linda Lucero, Executive/Artistic Director of the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. The festival begins on May 4th with a season kick-off event that features the Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, and runs through October..

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Current Poetic Events WA- Poetry Reading Tonight at the Fremont Library
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 (14:25:05)

This evening from 6:30-7:45 pm the Fremont Library will host An Evening of Poetry featuring Sylvia Byrne Pollack, Jennifer Bullis, and Michael Schmeltzer..

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Current Poetic Events Author Robert Begiebing at Water Street Bookstore
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 (14:15:52)

EXETER — Water Street Bookstore is hosting Robert Begiebing, author of the new memoir "A Berkshire Boyhood: Confessions and Reflections of a Baby Boomer," tonight at 7 p.m. for a reading and signing..

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Current Poetic Events Writer of book on son's autism featured
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 (13:39:54)

Local writer Joan Goodreau will present and discuss her new book, "Strangers Together: How My Son's Autism Changed My Life," starting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Lyon Books, 135 Main St..

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Current Poetic Events First Friday's Art Walk to include poetry crawl
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 (04:15:27)

Loretta Ross reads from one of her poems. She will read during the poetry crawl at Warehouse 414, 414 S.E. 2nd.

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