Harlem Home Receives Grant/ Children’s Laureate/The Postman to be Performed in Tehran – Poetry News Roundup July 10th

 

Today on My Poetic Side we take a look at the grant given to a poet's former home, the new children’s laureate and the play based on the novel Neruda’s Postman. Harlem Home of Langston Hughes Receives Grant The brownstone in Harlem that was one the home of the poet Langston Hughes is one of ...

Marie Ponsot Passes Away – Poetry News July 8th

We begin the week here on My Poetic Side with the news that the poet Marie Ponsot has passed away aged 98. Marie Ponsot Dies at 98 Marie Ponsot, who was a winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and a poet, passed away on Friday in hospital at the age of 98. Born in Ponsot, ...