Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Poetry News

News on Poetry continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Herald Gazette

Bilingual Poetry Night is April 29

Poetry Month Rockland, Rockland Public Library and the Penobscot School will present the annual Bilingual Poetry Night Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at the Penobscot School, 28 Gay St. Poems will be read in French and Spanish, along with their English translations.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Belfast, ME, Camden, ME

Tue Apr 15, 2014

La Prensa

Celebrating Ohio's Poets and Poetry

Ohio has a rich history of talented poets that have shared their gifts and talents through their insightful poems.

Comment?

Related Topix: Ohio, Arts, Libraries, Education Etc.

USA Today

Attention retirees: You can still have fun. Here's how.

Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY. Contributors agree to our Terms of Service and are responsible for the content of their videos and photos.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bethesda, MD, Arts, Autos

The White Plains Daily Voice

Sarah Lawrence Professor Wins Pulitzer Prize For Poetry

Vijay Seshadri, a writing professor at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, according to a release.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

Examiner.com

National Poetry Month, 2014 Poet and Mystic, Rabi'a al-Basri

"There is nothing so secular that it cannot be sacred, and that is one of the deepest messages of the Incarnation."

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Religion, Judaism

The Island Packet

This is the year to hike the Dylan Thomas trail

In his short life, Dylan Thomas became one of the world's first multimedia superstars through his spellbinding poetry, stage readings, and dramatic writing for the stage, screen, radio and television.

Comment?

Related Topix: Dylan Thomas, Arts, John Lennon, Pop/Rock, World News, Prince Charles, Ceredigion County, Wales, United Kingdom,

Examiner.com

What is National Poetry Month?

The Academy of American Poets stated, "The concept is to widen the attention of individuals and the media-to the art of poetry, to living poets, to our complex poetic heritage, and to poetry books and journals of wide aesthetic range and concern.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

National Public Radio

Hip-Hop Dreams Lead To Penning Poetry

Tell Me More continues its national poetry month series "Muses and Metaphor." Regular contributors Michael Skolnik and Laura Martinez share their Twitter poems.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

Newsday

Celebrate Poetry Month on Long Island

The bronze statue of Walt Whitman, called "Whitman with Butterfly," was commemorated on the 50th anniversary of a Buddhist community leader's visit to the Walt Whitman Birthplace.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Hofstra University, York College

Mid-Day Mumbai

Bangalore-born Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer for poetry

Washington: Bangalore born Indian-American poet Vijay Seshadri has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "3 Sections", called "a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia."

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Columbia University, New York

Mon Apr 14, 2014

IcChuddersfield

Robert Sutcliffe: Poetry that failed to please

He was an intensely religious man while I was more a wine, women and song kind of guy so there was an insurmountable barrier that we could never bridge.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Opinion

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

New bill would create a 4-year term poet laureate

Florida has not had a poet laureate for two years now. This bill would bring it back and with new rules TALLAHASSEE, Florida -- Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore."

Comment?

Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Arts

Examiner.com

Exclusive: Benghazi 'scapegoat' Raymond Maxwell on life and poetry

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Raymond Maxwell is moving forward with his life, as he told the Examiner that the "garbage in the rear view mirror [is] getting smaller and smaller..." Maxwell was one of the four officials inexplicably "disciplined" in the wake of the Benghazi terror attack on September 11, 2012.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

New Hampshire Public Radio -

4.14.14: The Age Of Radiance, The Girls Of Atomic City, Russian National Fitness & Poetry Out Loud

Happy Monday, everyone! Halfway through April and the nice weather is finally here.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Oak Ridge, TN, UC San Diego

Asbury Park Press

Georgian Court hosts Mark Hillringhouse for National Poetry Month

Lakewood, N.J., April 15, 2014---In honor of National Poetry Month, Georgian Court will host noted poet and photographer Mark Hillringhouse Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Little Theatre on GCUs Lakewood campus.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Lakewood, NJ, Photography

Northfield.org

National Poetry Month 2014

April is National Poetry Month! Although the month is already half over, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate poetry this April.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Poetry Out Loud: Eden Suoth

What national competition includes poetry, high school students, and more enthusiasm than e.e. cummings with an all-punctuation typewriter? Poetry Out Loud , of course! Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation contest in which high school students memorize and recite poems in front of an audience.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Education Etc.

Zap2it.com

'Mad Men' coming attractions poetry: The 'Time Zones' teaser in verse

"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner is famously spoiler-averse, so much so that the show's "next on" teasers have become all but inscrutable -- a string of quick-cut non-sequiturs that say next to nothing about the next week's episode, except that often someone is telling someone else to shut the door or sit down.

Comment?

Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Mad Men, Television, Arts

Patch.com

Poetry Slam at Assabet Valley Celebrates National Poetry Month

Assabet Valley Technical High School again hosted poets associated with The Massachusetts Literary Education and Performance Collective - also known as MassLEAP.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Clark University, Worcester, MA, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon, Education Etc.

Missourian

MU's Scott Cairns weaves poetry and religion

An icon featuring St. Issac of Syria hangs on the wall of Scott Cairns' office on April 7. St. Issac is Cairns' name saint and has been an influence in his poetry and life.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arts, Religion, Orthodox Church

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••