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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/

Poetry in the News…

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Billy Collins: ‘When I start a poem, I assume the indifference of readers’

http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/billy-collins-when-i-start-a-poem-i-assume-the-indifference-of-readers-1.1891332

Out of the ordinary poetry

http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/features/out-of-the-ordinary-poetry-279437.html

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Vietnamese poetry collection to be published in US

http://www.thanhniennews.com/entertainment/vietnamese-poetry-collection-to-be-published-in-us-29663.html

More on North Carolina Poet Laureate

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/08/01/5080801/final-thought-on-poetry.html#.U-2EkPldWR4

When poetry goes beyond the surface

http://rapidcityjournal.com/entertainment/columnists/steve-thorpe/ted-kooser-when-poetry-goes-beyond-the-surface/article_aaaa973a-62ba-5c31-adc4-adfe57f56c02.html

Calling Central New York Poets

http://www.posterproject.org/participate/index.php

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Through the eyes of a poet

http://bd.thedailystar.net/entertainment/through-the-eyes-of-a-poet-37146

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Why Bill Wolak thinks poetry can change the world

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/books/Why-Bill-Wolak-thinks-poetry-can-change-the-world/articleshow/40193355.cms

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Poet Amy Lowell revived at the Mount

http://www.berkshireeagle.com/berkshiresweek/ci_26328957/chasing-amy-lowell

Carol Ann Duffy, Poetry At The Palace

Poems, palaces and butts of sherry: exhibition brings poets laureate to life

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/aug/06/poet-laureates-edinburgh-exhibition-dryden-duffy-sherry-butt