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Ontario’s Laureate/Monument for Kazakhstan Writer – Poetry News Roundup December 16th

 

In our first poetry news round-up of the week, we look at the newly created position of poet laureate in Ontario. We also look at the monument to the national writer of Kazakhstan. Ontario’s Poet Laureate Position Created Efforts by Percy Hatfield, Windsor-Tecumseh MPP have finally paid off, and Ontario has ...

Wordsworth Bridge Sale/Belarusian Poet Honoured/Slam to Help Save Building – Poetry News Roundup December 13th

 

Our final poetry round-up of the week takes a look at the sale of a bridge linked to Wordsworth, a Belarusian poet honoured and a poetry slam competition raising money to save a historic building. Bridge Sale Surrounded in Secrecy A while back we brought you a story about a bridge in ...

Wallace Stevens Winner/Guest Speaker for Dr Martin Luther King Jr Commemoration – Poetry News Roundup December 5th

 

Today in our poetry news round-up, we take a look at the poet Rita Dove who is the winner of this years Wallace Stevens award. We also look at the guest speaker for the 35th Annual Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration. $100k Literary Award Won By Rita Dove CAMBRIDGE, MA - OCTOBER 22: Award recipient ...