Poets and Poetry in the News

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Local poet receives 2015 Langston Hughes Society Award

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20150413/NEWS/150419718/101193

Steve Kowit dies at 76; San Diego poet championed numerous causes

http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-steve-kowit-20150413-story.html

Editor’s Choice: The brilliant poetry of Wislawa Szymbourska

http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/editors-choice-the-brilliant-poetry-of-wislawa-szymbourska-20150412

A tale of two poets, Thom Gunn and Elizabeth Bishop

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/apr/11/poets-thom-gunn-elizabeth-bishop-colm-toibin

Local Poet Carolyn Forché on Why American Poetry Still Matters and How 9/11 Changed it 

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk/books/2015/04/13/local-poet-carolyn-forche-on-why-american-poetry-still-matters-and-how-911-changed-it/

A Craftsman of Russian Verse Helps Ukraine Find Its New Voice

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/11/world/europe/a-russian-poet-helps-ukraine-navigate-its-new-identity.html?_r=0

Maverick freedom fighter and poet of romance

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/books/Maverick-freedom-fighter-and-poet-of-romance/articleshow/46904536.cms

Russia opens 1st museum for Jewish Nobel-winning poet

http://www.timesofisrael.com/russia-opens-1st-museum-for-jewish-nobel-winning-poet/

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