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Poetry in the News

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Donald Hall: With a lot of poetry comes lots of bad poetry  http://www.unionleader.com/article/20150621/

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Introducing Swaziland’s Most Prominent Poetry Movement

https://globalvoicesonline.org/2015/06/21/introducing-swazilands-most-prominent-poetry-movement/

Aryeh Sivan, iconic Israeli poet, dies at 86

http://www.haaretz.com/life/books/.premium-1.662088

Lifelines: Reuniting with Roethke through poetry

http://www.record-eagle.com/news/lifestyles/lifelines-reuniting-with-roethke-through-poetry/article_40a0d61c-80f9-5edc-814e-50ed1a64c820.html

No art without poetry: Kanayi

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/no-art-without-poetry-kanayi/article7327936.ece

 

Poetry and Poets in the News

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Oxford poetry needs to broaden its accent

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jun/01/oxford-poetry-needs-to-broaden-its-accent-wole-soyinka-simon-armitage

Dread of literary parties led Philip Larkin to shun Oxford poetry professorship

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jun/01/philip-larkins-refusal-of-oxford-poetry-professor-nomination-discovered

Schild finalist for poetry award

http://www.winonapost.com/Article/ArticleID/44431/Schild-finalist-for-poetry-award

Poet Terrance Hayes On ‘The Poetics Of Liquid’

http://kuow.org/post/poet-terrance-hayes-poetics-liquid

Olivia Gatwood Poetry Video Goes Viral

http://www.adweek.com/galleycat/olivia-gatwood-poetry-video-goes-viral/104166

Louise Glück awarded Gold Medal for Poetry

http://news.yale.edu/2015/05/29/louise-gl-ck-awarded-gold-medal-poetry

An evening of poetry

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/an-evening-of-poetry/article7264768.ece

OPERA REVIEW: Whitman’s poetry shadows Matthew Aucoin’s ‘Crossing’

http://www.patriotledger.com/article/20150601/ENTERTAINMENT

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The Prison House of Post-Internet Poetry: A Critical Look at the Poetry of the New Museum’s Triennial

http://hyperallergic.com/204402/the-prison-house-of-post-internet-poetry-a-critical-look-at-the-poetry-of-the-new-museums-triennial/

Caution: World-Changing Poetry at Work

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/05/25/caution-world-changing-poetry-at-work.html

Exploring the last Mughal’s poetry as it intertwined with his life

http://www.hindustantimes.com/art/exploring-the-last-mughal-s-poetry-as-it-intertwined-with-his-life/article1-1353232.aspx

What Poet Robinson Jeffers Can Teach Christians

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/reverend-dr-malcolm-clemens-young/what-poet-robinson-jeffer_b_7472746.html

Church opens its archive on poet WB Yeats

http://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/church-opens-its-archive-on-poet-wb-yeats-1-6774363

No foul play in death of Chilean poet Neruda, researchers say

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/28/us-chile-neruda-idUSKBN0OD1QD20150528

Libyan poet wins international recognition

http://www.libyaherald.com/2015/05/29/libyan-poet-wins-international-recognition/#axzz3bunq25xd

Carl Sandburg Home preserves life of poet

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/local/2015/05/29/carl-sandburg-home-preserves-life-poet/28161273/

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Book thief vents rage on laureate’s poetry with shotgun

http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2015/05/21/book-thief-vents-rage-laureates-poetry-shotgun/27711589/

Powerful language fires poetry of Clarke in Traverse

http://thechronicleherald.ca/thenovascotian/1288715-powerful-language-fires-poetry-of-clarke-in-traverse

Utah Cowboy Poetry Festival is ‘dad burn’ fun

http://www.sltrib.com/news/2538748-155/utah-cowboy-poetry-festival-is-dad

Les Murray finds brevity in poetry anthology Waiting for the Past

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/review/les-murray-finds-brevity-in-poetry-anthology-waiting-for-the-past/story-fn9n8gph-1227361535511

Rebel Poet’s 116th birth anniversary

http://www.thedailystar.net/backpage/rebel-poets-116th-birth-anniversary-86902

Debate continues in Chile over reburying the remains of poet Pablo Neruda

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/lifestyle/2015/05/20/debate-continues-in-chile-over-reburying-remains-poet-pablo-neruda/

The Body Poetic: An Interview With Luna Miguel

http://thequietus.com/articles/17932-luna-miguel-interview-emily-berry-poetry-body-mermaids-alt-lit-death-los-estomagos

Polish Poet Zagajewski: ‘Being Optimistic Today is Rather Naive’

http://greece.greekreporter.com/2015/05/21/polish-poet-zagajewski-being-optimistic-today-is-rather-naive/

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Unthinkable: What’s the use of poetry?

http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/unthinkable-what-s-the-use-of-poetry-1.2195306

William Faulkner Makes Us Wonder: What’s So Great About Poetry, Anyhow?

http://www.npr.org/2015/04/30/402852491/william-faulkner-makes-us-wonder-whats-so-great-about-poetry-anyhow

When Poetry Went Viral In Medieval India

http://swarajyamag.com/columns/when-poetry-went-viral-in-medieval-india/

This is the way poetry ends

http://www.columbiatribune.com/arts_life/ovation/this-is-the-way-poetry-ends/article_46272116-72d3-5c74-8116-bb049be1b61e.html

Gass: Put poetry back in the classroom

http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/article/20150503/

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Why some people dislike poetry

http://michiganradio.org/post/why-some-people-dislike-poetry

Thirteen Thoughts on Poetry in the Digital Age

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mandy-kahn/thirteen-thoughts-on-poet_b_7102384.html

 

 

 

 

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Memphis Poetry

http://www.commercialappeal.com/go-memphis/book-reviews/2014-in-review-remembering-the-years-best-memphis-poetry_76647505

Nine Great Poetry Books of 2014 According to The New Yorker

http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/nine-great-poetry-books-2014

Talking about poetry, with a critical eye

http://www.thespec.com/whatson-story/5229771-talking-about-poetry-with-a-critical-eye/

Postcard from Washington: An ‘old man’s poetry’ strikes new chords

http://www.canada.com/entertainment/Postcard+from+Washington+poetry+stri

kes+chords/10681859/story.html

New poetry by area poets to be featured on buses

http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/12/21/4040325/new-poetry-by-area-poets-to-be.html

McCrory names new N.C. poet laureate

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/12/22/5401369/mccrory-names-new-nc-poet-laureate.html#.VJog4F4AAA 

Harrisburg Magazine on The Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel

http://www.harrisburgmagazine.com/November-2014/The-Almost-Uptown-Poetry-Cartel/

Imtiaz Dharker awarded Queen’s gold medal for poetry

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/dec/17/imtiaz-dharker-queens-gold-medal-poetry

African-American poets get their due

http://www.columbian.com/news/2014/dec/21/african-american-poets-get-their-due/

Calling closet poets, look what The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective is unveiling

http://yourstory.com/2014/12/closet-poets-poetry-collective/

At 86, Poet Donald Hall Writes On, But Leaves Verse Behind

http://www.npr.org/2014/12/06/368013634/at-86-poet-donald-hall-writes-on-but-leaves-verse-behind

Through poetry, Kirk Douglas reflects on ‘Life’

http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/12/01/kirk-douglas-life-could-be-verse/19603969/

‘Philip Larkin’: A small, sad man who wrote great poetry?

http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/Book-Reviews/2014/1215/Philip-Larkin-A-small-sad-man-who-wrote-great-poetry

Poetry in the news…

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The poetry and brief life of a Foxconn worker: Xu Lizhi (1990-2014)

https://libcom.org/blog/xulizhi-foxconn-suicide-poetry

Not About Heroes, Trafalgar Studios, review: ‘It’s the poetry that stays with you’

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/11225349/Not-About-Heroes-Trafalgar-Studios-review-Its-the-poetry-that-stays-with-you.html

Guelph academic produces poetry in Thoreau-like setting

http://www.guelphmercury.com/opinion-story/5024474-guelph-academic-produces-poetry-in-thoreau-like-setting/

Poetry in Translation: A Conversation With Jana Putrle Srdić

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/julie-r-enszer/poetry-in-translation-a-c_1_b_6107194.html

Concord man’s journey from illiteracy to writing poetry

http://www.contracostatimes.com/concord/ci_26922017/concord-mans-journey-from-illiteracy-writing-poetry

Ancient Chinese Tomb Reveals Vivid Murals & Poetry

http://www.livescience.com/48672-ancient-chinese-tomb-reveals-vivid-murals-poetry-photos.html

Swahili poet speaks about works written during imprisonment

http://www.dailytargum.com/article/2014/11/swahili-poet-speaks-about-works-written-during-imprisonment

A Marine Heals Through Poetry

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/1in20/post_8593_b_6136496.html

Veterans Day Poems: 9 Pieces Of Poetry To Honor Vets And Soldiers

http://www.latintimes.com/veterans-day-poems-9-pieces-poetry-honor-vets-and-soldiers-273437

Poetry in the News…

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Dylan Thomas: Rock ‘n’ roll poet

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20141016-dylan-thomas-rock-n-roll-poet

Meet the people making poetry cool again in Ireland

http://www.thejournal.ie/lingo-festival-poetry-ireland-spoken-word-1726028-Oct2014/

Oklahoma City’s poetry scene is lively, growing

http://newsok.com/oklahoma-citys-poetry-scene-is-lively-growing/article/5353660

Edgar Allan Poe Was a Vampire

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/119854/poet-edgar-allan-poe-alien-angel-jerome-mcgann-review

Syrian sisters’ singing, poetry on Mideast crises goes viral

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/media/2014/10/15/Syrian-sisters-singing-poetry-on-Mideast-crises-goes-viral-.html

Mindy Nettifee moves with inspiring poetry

http://www.sonomastatestar.com/features/2014/10/14/mindy-nettifee-moves-with-inspiring-poetry

Taipei begins countdown to poetry festival

http://www.taiwantoday.tw/ct.asp?xItem=222878&ctNode=445

Drunk Poetry Fans and the First Reading of ‘Howl’

http://time.com/3462543/howl/

Poetry and Catastrophe

http://www.thenation.com/article/181810/poetry-and-catastrophe#

215 Festival

http://www.215festival.org/