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Fresh Air 's classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz is also a poet. He recently published a poem about friendship and loss on Poets.org.
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Lots of former black activists made the move into elected office, but the late Chokwe Lumumba, a one-time nationalist, assumed office without moderating or distancing himself from his previous views.
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Claremont Graduate University in Southern California announced Wednesday that 62-year-old Afaa Michael Weaver of Somerville, Mass., has won the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his book of verse "The Government of Nature."
3 hrs ago | Writer's Digest
A little later with the prompt today, but that's only because I'm shaking off a poetry hangover from last night in Hickory, North Carolina.
5 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online
Caleb Stacy, a Mingo County native and a senior English student at West Virginia University, is one of 10 students selected to attend the 2014 Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets.
The complete line-up for Dymocks 'Dead Poets Society' for the first half of the year.
Poetry can take so many forms, and sometimes it's hard to know where to start when planning a unit of study.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The poem selected by a high school student to read at a celebration of the arts has been approved after what the Division of Culture and History calls a "miscommunication."
This is Emma's second year competing in Poetry Out Loud, and she is the first participant from Indiana to be a repeat state champion after winning the state competition in 2013.
Calling all teens who love to write poetry! You're invited to submit an original poem in a contest sponsored by Lunenburg's Louise Bogan Chapter of the Massachusetts State Poetry Society.
POEM AS LOVELY AS A TREE: Students in Cuyahoga County who love trees and writing are eligible to enter a poetry contest about trees sponsored by the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District.
If you've ever played Scrabble or Words With Friends , you know how valuable landing double-letter words like "za," "xi," and "yo" can be.
George Saunders gives a speech after winning the 2014 Folio Prize in London on Monday.
Ned O'Gorman, poet and founder of the Children's Storefront, a tuition-free school in Harlem created to combat what he saw as "the pervasive lack of imagination" in children's education, died Friday at age 84 .
Hyderabad, March 10: Award winning textile and fashion designer Gaurang Shah will unveil his "Chandbali" collection of classical Indian weaves fashion innovation at Lakme Fashion Week, beginning in Mumbai Wednesday.
The following was sent in by Eileen Miller of the Block Island Poetry Project after it was announced the group had received a $2,000 grant for 2014: We are so fortunate to have received another grant from the Roosa Foundation for this year's program.
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