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 Bringing poetry to pre-k children - National Poetry Month: Poetry News: As we celebrate National Poetry Month with the focus on preschool age children that provides them the opportunity to learn new vocabulary words, ideas and real-life experiences through th...
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 Ethan shows his poetry prowess at Housman toast: Poetry News:

A CATSHILL Middle School student has two reasons to celebrate after winning both the Housman School Poetry Speaking Competition and the Housman Cup this week.



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 Poetry Gets a Hip New Look: Poetry News: The Academy of American poets, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, is one of the most important American organizations entirely devoted to poetry.

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 Fresno County Poetry Contest runs through April: Poetry News: All poems will be judged by local authors and poets and an awards ceremony will be held May 31 at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 2 p.m. Poets in grades 3-12, college students from a...
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 Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting by Kevin Powers: Poetry News:

"I am home and whole, so to speak," writes Kevin Powers in his debut poetry collection.



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 Book review: Translations From Bark Beetle: Poems, Jody Gladding: Poetry News: Translations From Bark Beetle , by Jody Gladding of East Calais, is more than a simple collection of poetry.

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 Your guide to the Minnesota Book Award finalists: It's almost here: The Minnesota Book Awards gala happens this Saturday. Every year, a large pool of nominees is announced, and, from that list, four finalists from each of the eight categories are cho...
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 Sidewalk Poetry Content opens for submissions: Poetry News: Sidewalk Poetry Content opens for submissions on sctimes.com: For the third year, the St. Cloud Sidewalk Poetry Contest is looking for submissions.

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 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 5: I don't think I've mentioned it yet, but I actually have a little challenge going on related to my debut poetry collection, Solving the World's Problems . The winner of that challenge gets $500. Click...
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 Australia- Stephane Cordier exorcises cancer ghosts with poetry collection: Slow Ghost Among the Quick will be launched at Cliff Place in Tathra on Thursday at 5.30pm. Everybody is welcome. Another presentation of the book will take place at Booktique in Merimbula on A...
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 Michele Zackheim: The Sing-Song Passion of Galway Kinnell: Poetry News: It's National Poetry Month, and the novelist Michele Zackheim . Anita Felicelli is also a fan , calling it "the last poem I loved."

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 Introducing the winners of the 20th annual INDY Poetry Contest: All three winners of the INDY 's 20th annual poetry contest make that incredible leap through language. We hold our breath as they arc through the air, exhaling only when they ...

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 Canada- Reading series welcomes Nisga'a writer: Nisga’a writer Jordan Abel will read from his latest book, The Place of Scraps, which poet Ray Hsu has described as “an anthropology of anthropology, done as only an Aboriginal /Indigenous poet co...
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 Duh, It's Postmodern Poetry: Jon Rutzmoser’s thin book of poetry packed with thick descriptions of dicks, dire and dramatic Oedipal complexes, heavy-petting psychoanalytic theory references, and Disneyland descriptors made me l...
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 Last call for Belfast Poetry Fest teams: Poetry News: The 10th annual Belfast Poetry Festival, Oct. 17 and 18, seeks teams of poets, performers and artists for the annual juried presentation of original collaborative works featuring poetry c...
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 Learn About the Art of Haiku at the Library: Poetry News: April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate by learning about these tiny poems and try your hand at writing some.

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 April is Poetry Month: Dan Chiasson's 'Opening Lines': Three for the price of one: here are three sections excerpted from Dan Chiasson's poem "Opening Lines." The poem appears in Bicentennial , a book about how we experience time, fatherhood, and the cult...
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 GFH poets find their muses in newspaper stories: The shortest used only four words while others told complex tales. April is National Poetry Month, so why not celebrate by following the students' examples to create a poem of your own? Bang and gas...
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 Poets invited to the first annual Kalamazoo Poetry Festival: They could all be poets, and you don't even know it. George Martin doesn't write poetry himself, but he founded the Kalamazoo Poetry Festival after "I became aware of the tremendous talent that we hav...
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 New Book by American Poet Norbert Krapf is Released: Krapf, 70, who resides in Indianapolis, IN, is a former Pulitzer Prize nominee for poetry (2002), Indiana Poet Laureate (2008-2010) and was a Professor of English at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Islan...
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 Media Alert: America SCORES Celebrates National Poetry Month: Poetry News: America SCORES will celebrate National Poetry Month with a National Poetry SLAM! on Monday, April 7 at the New York Stock Exchange featuring performances by 26 students from across the co...
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 The Westmorland Gazette: Highly acclaimed poet-performer Patience Agbabi: Poetry News: POPULAR poet-performer Patience Agbabi reads from her modern reworking of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales during next weekend's much awaited Dorothy Wordsworth Festival of Women's Poetry at Gr...
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 Fourth-grader wins poetry contest: South Canton Scholars Charter Academy fourth-grader Rhea Sridhara won the poetry category in the Kroger “I Can Make History” writing contest. The contest was held during Black History Month.
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 WA- Poetry Reading Tonight at the Fremont Library: 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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 'I Am Woman' Poet & Author Stands On The Shoulders of Truth: This book by Amazon best-selling author, Latorial Faison, is sure to satisfy readers who fancy bold, passionate, empowering writing at the hands of one of today's best contemporary female voices in po...
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