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Poets and Poetry in the News

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A poet thinks he was laid off after 40 years at Howard U., but he isn’t sure.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2015/04/07/a-poet-thinks-he-was-laid-off-after-40-years-at-howard-u-but-he-isnt-sure/

Postal Service Issuing Stamp To Honor Late Poet Maya Angelou Features Someone Else’s Quote

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/07/maya-angelou-stamp_n_7020084.html

At iHeART poetry night, diverse voices create unique poems

http://www.dailyuw.com/news/article_344d7fd6-ddaf-11e4-94b3-13eeead64623.html

American Life in Poetry

http://www.petoskeynews.com/news/community/american-life-in-poetry/article_cf488a67-af0a-541b-95c9-8f112133002e.html

Adonis bags Kumaran Asan World Prize for poetry

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kozhikode/adonis-bags-kumaran-asan-world-prize-for-poetry/article7073431.ece

This Is Belgian Chocolate: Manifestations of Poetry

http://www.brooklynrail.org/2015/04/books/this-is-belgian-chocolate-manifestations-of-poetry

Andrew Motion radio programme wins Ted Hughes poetry award

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-32160200

On Poetry: Poetry is more than just a month

http://www.record-eagle.com/news/lifestyles/on-poetry-poetry-is-more-than-just-a-month/article_28dc1a94-d2f5-59b8-a481-1c0467ba345e.html

April is Poetry Month, Part II

http://www.independent.com/news/2015/mar/31/april-poetry-month-part-ii/

On an overcast evening, Urdu poetry soars in Jashn-e-Bahar 2015

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/On-an-overcast-evening-Urdu-poetry-soars-in-Jashn-e-Bahar-2015/articleshow/46809710.cms

 

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

R.I.P. Carolyn Kizer 1925-2014

Harry Naltchayan-The Washington Post
No -one explains me because
There are tears in my bawdy song.
Once I am dead
Something will be said.
How nice I won’t be here
To see how they get it wrong.
– Carolyn Kizer
.This 1984 photo provided by David Rigsbee, literary executor for the Estate of Carolyn Kizer(courtesy of abc)

Poetry in the News…

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Sweet Spot of Poetry; Celebrating the Poet by Reading Her Words – See more at:

http://mvgazette.com/news/2014/09/18/sweet-spot-poetry-celebrating-poet-reading-her-words?k=vg541c2ed4ec9c4&r=1#sthash.oThcviDl.dpuf

Poetry longlist for the National Book Award

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-blog/wp/2014/09/16/draft-created-on-september-15-2014-at-622-pm/

In search of poetry

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/features/blink/watch/in-search-of-poetry/article6426023.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

How One Poet’s ‘Genius Grant’ Became A Gift To Future Generations

http://www.npr.org/2014/09/17/349036112/how-one-poets-genius-grant-became-a-gift-to-future-generations

U-M Arabic poetry translator wins ‘genius’ grant

http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2014/09/17/um-macarthur-fellow/15752847/

Uttering the Holy: On Poetry and Politics

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dean-rader/post_8343_b_5825796.html

Carnegie Library opens poetry series

http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/books/2014/09/16/Carnegie-Library-opens-poetry-series/stories/201409150156

Turbulent events in Oakland spark emotion in alumna Hollie Hardy’s poetry

http://www.goldengatexpress.org/2014/09/17/hollie-hardy-poetry/

WCU poetry director’s removal results in canceled conference

http://www.dailylocal.com/general-news/20140916/wcu-poetry-directors-removal-results-in-canceled-conference

Poetry in the news…

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And The Winners Are…

http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/stanza/academy-american-poets-announces-recipients-2014-american-poets-prizes

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The Poetry and Prophecy of Edgar Allan Poe

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/oliver-tearle/the-poetry-and-prophecy-o_b_5699435.html

Hebridean poet wins UK’s richest poetry prize with debut collection

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/aug/17/hebridean-poet-wins-uks-richest-poetry-prize-with-debut-collection

Post, Simin Behbahani

Simin Behbahani, celebrated poet known as the ‘lioness of Iran,’ dies at 87

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/simin-behbahani-celebrated-poet-known-as-the-lioness-of-iran-dies-at-87/2014/08/23/7438fbda-28b9-11e4-958c-268a320a60ce_story.html

Scott Andrew Christensen’s poetry sings simply

http://thechronicleherald.ca/books/1231778-scott-andrew-christensen-s-poetry-sings-simply

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Remembering UR Ananthamurthy: The literary icon who took a stand against Modi

http://www.firstpost.com/living/ur-ananthamurthy-pioneer-kannada-literatures-navya-movement-1677817.html

Nevadan poets making a mark on literary community

http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/nevada/nevadan-poets-making-mark-literary-community

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Giant of Turkish poetry remembered on 100th birthday

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/giant-of-turkish-poetry-remembered-on-100th-birthday.aspx?pageID=238&nID=70931&NewsCatID=386