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America Starts Here: On “When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry”

2020 WORKED HARD to be one of the worst years in recent memory, but for readers of Native American literature, this era is proving to be among the most exciting in the history of Indigenous writing, especially for poetry. To wit: Joy Harjo has just begun her second term as poet laureate of the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-11-09 18:00:17 UTC ]
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How Poetry Helps Us Through Grief

A former U.S. poet laureate’s new memoir reflects on the power of storytelling to reconcile past traumas—and offers lessons for surviving the cataclysms of the present. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2020-08-01 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Narrative of My Heart: A Conversation with Natasha Trethewey

NATASHA TRETHEWEY’S Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir is a breakthrough book that artfully balances prose and lyricism as it guides us through unspeakable trauma. Prior to our conversation, I felt a bond with Natasha since I spent much of my youth “as the girl whose brother committed suicide.”... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-07-28 12:30:40 UTC ]
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The Poet Laureate and Her Mother

Pulitzer Prize–winning poet and former poet laureate Natasha Trethewey’s memoir tells a tragic and inspiring story that shaped her life and work. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jury Announced for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature

News and Events Top Row (left to right): Jonathan Auxier, Monica Brown, Tanita S. Davis. Middle row: Adib Khorram, Sonia Patel, Randy Ribay. Bottom row: Cynthia Weill, Tanaya Winder, Janet Wong. World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-14 19:33:34 UTC ]
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‘Everyone wants a place where they feel safe,’ says Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate

She says our global community is at a dire environmental moment in our collective history. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Native American writer Joy Harjo is the next U.S. Poet Laureate

A member of the Muscogee Nation, Harjo has authored eight collections of poetry. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate

Naomi Shihab Nye has become the first Arab American author to be named the Young People's Poet Laureate. Nye, a Palestinian American writer and longtime fixture of the San Antonio literary scene, is the seventh poet to be named to the post by the Poetry Foundation. Foundation Director Katherine... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon Armitage appointed new UK Poet Laureate

Simon Armitage is replacing Dame Carol Ann Duffy as Poet Laureate, the government has announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Naomi Shihab Nye is first Arab American author named Young People's Poet Laureate

Naomi Shihab Nye has become the first Arab American author to be named the Young People's Poet Laureate. Nye, a Palestinian American writer and longtime fixture of the San Antonio literary scene, is the seventh poet to be named to the post by the Poetry Foundation. Foundation Director... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-13 19:30:00 UTC ]
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W.S. Merwin, Former U.S. Poet Laureate, Has Died at 91

W.S. Merwin, who served as the 17th Poet Laureate of the United States, won two Pulitzer Prizes, and was widely admired by readers and peers, has died. He was 91 years old. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Donald Hall, Former Poet Laureate, Dies at 89

The recipient of the National Medal for the Arts, whose poetry and prose meditated on rural life and mortality, died in his home in Wilmot, N.H., on June 23. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Poet Laureate up for Forward Best Collection

The shortlist for the 2018 Forward Prize for Best Collection (£10,000) includes US poet laureate Tracy K Smith and Vahni Capildeo, who won the same prize in 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tracy K. Smith Is the New Poet Laureate

Tracy K. Smith has published three volumes of poetry and won the Pulitzer Prize. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet our new U.S. Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith

Tracy K. Smith is a highly accomplished poet (she has a Pulitzer Prize), but at 45, she's several decades younger than many recent US poets laureate Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tracy K. Smith Named U.S. Poet Laureate

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of 'Life on Mars' has been named to the highest public office reserved for an American poet. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Casia Wiliam to become Wales' children's poet laureate

Casia Wiliam has been announced as the Bardd Plant Cymru (children's poet laureate) for 2017 to 2019. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Fugitive Pieces' Author Anne Michaels Named Toronto’s Poet Laureate

The appointed three-year position, which includes an annual C$10,000 honorarium, means that Michaels will be the city’s advocate for poetry and language. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Levine, Former U.S. Poet Laureate, Dies at 87

Philip Levine, poet of the American working class and U.S. Poet Laureate from 2011-2012, has died at 87. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fisher first Wales' Young People's Poet Laureate

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 08:00 Fantasy children’s author Catherine Fisher will be officially named Wales’ first Young People’s Poet Laureate later today (18th October). The Newport writer will be given the title by Literature Wales, which was established in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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