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1 hr ago | KLTV Tyler

Streep, Fey among readers at poetry gala

Sir Patrick Stewart wasn't about to miss the chance to appear on the same stage with Meryl Streep, Tina Fey and Kevin Kline.

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1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

Streep, Fey among readers at poetry gala

In this Feb. 24, 2013, file photo, Meryl Streep appears at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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1 hr ago | Northern Michigan News

Streep, Fey among readers at poetry gala

You won't often find a thousand people in evening dress attending a poetry reading.

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2 hrs ago | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Poetry in the Archives

"Ode to a Chromosome," found in the papers of biologist Francis Otto Schmitt , is one of the poems we came across recently.

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6 hrs ago | Saveur.com

Food Poetry: SouthSick

The intersection of food and poetry is a natural one: both are subjects that concern themselves with experience, memory, sense, and self.

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11 hrs ago | Patch.com

Renowned Poets Performing at Newark's Dodge Poetry Festival

The 2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival will feature dozens of internationally acclaimed poets when it returns to Newark this year.

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15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

New Poetry Collection by Angela Filla is Released

For believing in God's message , Angela Filla was able to write her amazing book of poetic homage to His grace and mercy entitled "Poems from the Heart ."

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19 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

Celebrate Poetry Month Tonight With Poetry Bomb and Poet's Corner

Poetry Bomb and Poet's Corner When: Starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24 Where: Turnip Green Creative Reuse and Scarritt-Bennett Center Technically, this event is titled "Poetry, Printmaking and Popsicles," but we thought "Poetry Bomb" would better get your attention.

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23 hrs ago | KCSB-FM Santa Barbara

Poet Emma Trelles on the places poetry happens

Poetry Month continues! Emma Trelles is the author of Tropicalia , winner of the 2010 Andres Montoya Poetry Prize, published by the University of Notre Dame Press.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Herald Gazette

Poetry discussion and lunch with Maine poet, Betsy Sholl on April 24th in Damariscotta

Elizabeth "Betsy" Sholl has an MFA in poetry writing from Vermont College as well as an M.A. from the University of Rochester and a The Maine Women Write Book Club is open to the public.Purchase of Ms.

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Alabama Live

Wenonah High students marked National Poetry Month with contest, offshoot of BPL's 'Word Up!'

Joel McCandless and Jabriel Jones, second- and first-place winners, respectively, of recent Wenonah High School 'Word Up!' poetry contest.

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Berkshire Eagle

Mass MoCA will hold an evening of poetry to honor Agha Shahid Ali

Artist Izhar Patkin created rooms and walls of painted gauze in collaboration with poet Agha Shahid Ali.

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Times-Herald

Poetry kicks off Monday's council meeting

Greg Simison, Moose Jaw poet, read some of his poetry at the meeting after city administration invited him to do so for National Poetry Month in April.

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Greenwich Citizen

Bourque wins Louisiana Writer Award

Louisiana poet Darrell Bourque has won the 2014 Louisiana Writer Award, given annually to recognize outstanding contributions to Louisiana's literary and intellectual life.

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CBS Local

Understanding Poetry

Most of us have friends who love to read and are intelligent, sensitive readers but simply "don't get" poetry.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Decorah Journal

Charlie Langton featured artist at final poetry slam of season Friday night

ArtHaus presents its last Poetry Slam of the season Friday, April 25, at 8 p.m. This energetic spoken-word event is held at Decorah's Elks Lodge , and is sponsored by Dragonfly Books.

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Indybay.org

Stand Up! Women Write Resistance - Poetry Reading

One of the most pernicious forms of violence enacted against women is the silencing of those who have been violated and abused.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Musical based on 'Found' aims for Atlantic Theater

This fall, the Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere of "Found," a show built around discarded notes and other ephemera that litter the streets.

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The Salinas Californian

Poetry takes center stage in city of Salinas

This week in the city of Salinas Let nothing or no one come between us We will celebrate rhyme Well, it's about time! So the world can acknowledge Salinas -- Anonymous There is rhyme to the reason and reason to the rhyme.

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Derby Shire Times

Glossop station's poetry platform

The Friends of Glossop Station had their WW1 exhibit unveiled by Neill Manchee of the Royal British Legion and Jean Wharmby of the Legion's Womens Section Friends of Glossop Station has unveiled a poetry platform to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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