Tag Archives: Boston Globe

RIP Franz Wright 1953–2015

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https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/05/15/franz-wright-waltham-pulitzer-prize-winning-poet-dies/kkYxHZXge3tsxS87EmDx4O/story.html

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http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/franz-wright

Poetry in the News

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Ancient poetry connects with modern society

http://utdailybeacon.com/news/2015/feb/20/ancient-poetry-connects-modern-society/

New African poetry finds voice on the Web

http://www.frostillustrated.com/2015/new-african-poetry-finds-voice-web/

Best new poetry for February

http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/best-new-poetry-for-february/2015/02/17/670a4428-b22f-11e4-827f-93f454140e2b_story.html

Confronting Israel in poetry

http://www.jewishjournal.com/culture/article/confronting_israel_in_poetry

The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry’: top-notch

http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/books/2015/02/22/The-Autumn-House-Anthology-of-Contemporary-American-Poetry-top-notch/stories/201502220027

Empowering Poetry

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/empowering-poetry/article6916770.ece

In Boston’s snowpocalypse, some find inspiration

http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/2015/02/21/the-poetry-boston-snowfall/maV2CoJKQfkbFAAdnh08tL/story.html

Poetry in the News

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Poetry lovers fear its role in schools is in decline

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/05/14/critics-call-new-school- 

Trethewey talks to students taking poetry beyond the page

http://news.emory.edu/stories/2014/05/upress_trethewey_pbs_final_install

My View: Gloucester’s underrated poets and poetry

http://www.gloucestertimes.com/opinion/x2117404314/My-View- 

UPenn ‘Writers House’ building recording studio for treasure trove of spoken poetry

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/homepage-feature/item/68146-upenn-

Nuyorican Poet Willie Perdomo Chats About ‘The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon’ and the Poetry Process

http://www.latinpost.com/articles/12761/20140519/nuyorican-poet-willie- 

AMERICAN LIFE IN POETRY: Straightforward language makes this poem

http://www.mywebtimes.com/life/american-life-in-poetry-straightforward-

The Great Poets’ Brawl of ’68

http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2014/apr/23/great-poets-brawl-68/

RIP Jack McCarthy 1939-2013

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From Chad Parenteau of Stone Soup

There will be three memorial services to celebrate the life, the love and the words of Jack McCarthy. Jack had specific wishes for these events, beautifully conveyed here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGlwxdSMwF8

The Northeast memorial will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the Follen Unitarian Church in Lexington, Massachusetts at 2PM. The service will be followed by a reception at the church and an open mic at 6PM at the Chelmsford Public Library.

The Washington memorial service will be on Saturday, February 16, 2013 in Marysville, Washington at the Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 2PM, followed by a reception.

Finally, the California memorial service will be at 4PM on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center in Venice, California.

JACK’S WEBSITE

Thanks to the talent and generosity of Jack’s dear friend Steven Clough, Jack’s website has been completely revamped. Visit the new site to see, hear and enjoy him. You can also purchase books and CDs here => www.standupoet.net

JACK’S OBITUARIES

The Boston Globe will be publishing an obituary sometime this week. The Seattle Times will also do a piece. The Worcester Telegram & Gazette already ran their’s http://www.telegram.com/article/20130118/COLUMN86/130119557/0
All will be included on the website when available