2020 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships Announced

The Academy of American Poets has announced its 2020 Poets Laureate Fellows. The 23 fellowships are intended to help the poets lead civic poetry programs in their communities over the next year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Inaugural Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships Announced

The Academy of American Poets has announced the recipients of its inaugural fellowships,awarding 13 poets laureate across the U.S. with a combined $1,050,000 in recognition of their literary merit and to support civic programs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 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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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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Announcing WLT’s 2020 Pushcart Prize Nominees, by The Editors of WLT

News and Events Photo: Quarantine portrait. Tulsa, Oklahoma. March 22, 2020, by Joseph Rushmore. This photograph accompanied the publication of Rilla Askew's "Cataclysm" in the Summer 2020 issue of World Literature Today. The editors of World... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-11-30 21:07:51 UTC ]
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The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists

Twenty writers from the United Kingdom and Ireland have been chosen from an initial pool of 708 Costa Book Award entries. The post The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-25 14:14:19 UTC ]
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Women Poets' Prize reveals 2020 shortlist

Nine writers have made the shortlist for the biennial Women Poets' Prize, hailed for their “ambitious, experimental and ground-breaking” work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 20:47:16 UTC ]
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The Bookseller announces the Diagram Prize 2020 shortlist

Six books will vie to win the 42nd Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 18:15:14 UTC ]
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Wax and George the Poet headline Creative Coalition 2020

Comedian and writer Ruby Wax and spoken word performer George the Poet have been announced as headliners for the inaugural live event from Creative England and the Creative Industries Federation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-14 07:46:20 UTC ]
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2020 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Award Finalists are here! The winners will be announced November 18, 2020, in a virtual ceremony. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-06 16:50:00 UTC ]
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2020 NBA Finalists Announced

The finalists for the National Book Awards in five categories have been named, and the winner in each category will be announced at a virtual ceremony in New York City on November 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Star Watch 2020 Finalists Announced

Five finalists have been chosen by the jurors of PW Star Watch for 2020 from among a group of 40 honorees. A virtual party and the announcement of this year's Superstar will be held October 13. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A.'s poet laureate isn't mincing words: 'The world's on fire. We're just trying to survive.'

L.A. poet laureate Robin Coste Lewis joins the L.A. Times Book Club Sept. 24 for Black Poets in a Time of Unrest, an evening of discussion and poetry performances. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-17 20:34:53 UTC ]
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The Whiting Foundation has announced its 2020 Literary Magazine Prize awardees.

Today, the Whiting Foundation announced the five print and digital winners for its third annual Literary Magazine Prizes. Since launching in 2018, the Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes seek to recognize, reward, and support publications that actively nurture writers who produce extraordinary... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 12:00:53 UTC ]
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2020 NBA Longlists Announced This Week

This week, the National Book Foundation is announcing the 2020 National Book Award longlists, from young people's literature to fiction, Wednesday through Friday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2020 American Book Awards.

Three cheers for more exciting book news! Today, the Before Columbus Foundation announced the winners of the 41st-annual American Book Awards. The award, which has no categories or nominees, was created to recognize extraordinary literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America’s diverse... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-14 16:38:41 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead Awarded 2020 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

The annual Prize for American Fiction, one of the LoC's most prestigious awards, honors an American literary writer "whose body of work is distinguished not only for its mastery of the art but also for its originality of thought and imagination." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival and Guadalajara Book Fair Named Princess Asturias 2020 Laureates

Operating outside its usual regal setting in Ovieda, Spain's Princess of Asturias Award honors the Guadalajara International Book Fair and Hay Festival. The post Hay Festival and Guadalajara Book Fair Named Princess Asturias 2020 Laureates appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-12 17:20:08 UTC ]
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