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Poetry in the News

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Egyptian poet Abnoudi dies at 76

http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/legendary-egyptian-poet-abdel-rahman-al-abnoudi-dies-76-1077039163

Interview with The Poet

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-malik/interview-with-the-poet_b_7096066.html

BOA poet wins Israel ‘Nobel’ Prize

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/lifestyle/art/blogs/

community/2015/04/21/boa-poet-wins-israel-nobel-prize/26122187/

At 84, Poet Gary Snyder Lives In ‘This Present Moment’

http://www.npr.org/2015/04/18/400573636/at-84-poet-gary-snyder-lives-in-this-present-moment

Poet laureate Natasha Trethewey signals start of Sandburg Festival

http://www.galesburg.com/article/20150422/NEWS/150429917

The 50 Best American Poetry Books of the Decade so Far

http://flavorwire.com/515268/the-50-best-american-poetry-books-of-the-decade-so-far

Willingboro native wins Pulitzer for poetry

http://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/news/local/willingboro-native-wins-pulitzer-for-poetry/article_96205a5d-1a2d-5dcb-a216-e716eb3cab28.html

It’s National Poetry Month and You Haven’t Read a Single Poem Yet, Have You?

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/121543/its-national-poetry-month-and-you-havent-read-single-poem-yet

Poetry in the News

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Chicana Novelist and Poet Ana Castillo Discusses Poetry, Fiction and the Xicanisma Experience

http://www.latinpost.com/articles/30717/20150108/chicana-novelist-and-poet-ana-castillo-discusses-poetry-fiction-and-the-xicanisma-experience.htm

Miller Williams, Arkansas poet who read at Clinton inauguration, dies at 84

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/miller-williams-arkansas-poet-who-read-at-clinton-inauguration-dies-at-84/2015/01/03/fd51f59a-936f-11e4-ba53-a477d66580ed_story.html

Phoenix Poet Myrlin Hepworth: “The Poetics of My Time Are in Hip-Hop”

http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/uponsun/2015/01/phoenix_poet_myrlin_he

pworth_the_poetics_of_my_time_are_in_hip-hop.php

 Poetry in motion: mobile site brings new audience to African writers

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/29/africa-poetry-badilisha-mobile-phone-site

The Electric Poetry of Kwame Dawes

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diriye-osman/the-electric-poetry-of-kw_b_6421468.html

UWM’s Kimberly Blaeser named the next Wisconsin poet laureate

http://www.jsonline.com/entertainment/arts/uwms-kimberly-blaeser-named-the-next-wisconsin-poet-laureate-b99420687z1-287782671.html

Bridgewater College to host International Poetry Festival

http://augustafreepress.com/bridgewater-college-host-international-poetry-festival/

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey at Winter Words in Aspen

http://www.aspentimes.com/news/14512747-113/poetry-trethewey-book-brown

Natasha Trethewey Ends Her Tenure As U.S. Poet Laureate

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An interview at WBUR in Boston: http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/05/21/poet-laureate-trethewey

In the News…

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America’s oldest poetry journal celebrates 125 years of great verse

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-blog/wp/2014/04/30/

The Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013, review

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/10795580/

Why Read Poetry?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dan-chelotti-/why-read-poetry_

Poet Marie Howe On ‘What The Living Do’ After Loss

http://www.npr.org/2014/04/25/306528499/poet-marie-howe-on

Just Asking: Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/just-asking

Clive James on poetry, family and illness: “I’m a bit terrified, this really is the mark of the end”

http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/2014/04/clive-james-poetry-

Mass Poetry Festival to bring local & world renowned writers to Salem

http://www.nobomagazine.com/2014/04/28/mass-poetry-

For troubled teens, making and sharing poetry may be unexpected source of happiness

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At PBS

Jeffrey Brown and U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey learn more about a program that empowers young people in crisis to express themselves. A video worth watching.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/troubled-teens-poetry-offers-happiness-after-hardships/

Poet Natasha Trethewey – 19th U.S. Poet Laureate

Poet Natasha Trethewey will be named the 19th U.S. Poet Laureate tomorrow. For more information on her appointment and background please check out the following links:

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/indepth_coverage/entertainment/poetry/profiles/poet_trethewey.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/07/books/natasha-trethewey-is-named-poet-laureate.html

http://www.mercurynews.com/celebrities/ci_20799816/natasha-trethewey-named-19th-us-poet-laureate

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/06/06/4544191/a-poem-by-natasha-trethewey-next.html

http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/442

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/natasha-trethewey