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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.
"There is nothing so secular that it cannot be sacred, and that is one of the deepest messages of the Incarnation."
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.
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.
Tell Me More continues its national poetry month series "Muses and Metaphor." Regular contributors Michael Skolnik and Laura Martinez share their Twitter poems.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Happy Monday, everyone! Halfway through April and the nice weather is finally here.
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.
April is National Poetry Month! Although the month is already half over, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate poetry this April.
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.
"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.
Assabet Valley Technical High School again hosted poets associated with The Massachusetts Literary Education and Performance Collective - also known as MassLEAP.