poetry

  • February 25, 2013    

    Gerald Stern is the author of several collections of poetry and is the winner of numerous awards, including the National Book Award for “This Time: New and Selected Poems” (1998).
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  • January 31, 2013    

    At 87, Gerald Stern has been writing poetry for a long time and has been one of the nation’s most honored poets. He recently received a new honor for a collection called “Early Collected Poems: 1965-1992”: the prestigious Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress.
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  • January 31, 2013    

    At 87, Gerald Stern has been writing poetry for a long time and has been one of the nation’s most honored poets. He recently received a new honor for a collection called “Early Collected Poems: 1965-1992”: the prestigious Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress.
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  • January 31, 2013    

    At 87, Gerald Stern has been writing poetry for a long time and has been one of the nation’s most honored poets. He recently received a new honor for a collection called “Early Collected Poems: 1965-1992”: the prestigious Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress, given to the most distinguished book of verse published in the last two years.
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  • January 22, 2013    

    Jeffrey Brown talks with Richard Blanco, the poet chosen to read at President Obama’s second swearing-in, about what it means to be a part of the festivities. Blanco, a Spanish born Cuban-American, is the first Latino, openly gay, as well as the youngest poet to ever at a presidential inauguration.
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  • January 22, 2013    

    Jeffrey Brown talks with Richard Blanco, the poet chosen to read at President Obama’s second swearing-in, about what it means to be a part of the festivities. Blanco, a Spanish born Cuban-American, is the first Latino, openly gay, as well as the youngest poet to ever at a presidential inauguration.
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  • January 18, 2013    

    Extended interview, reading: inaugural poet Richard Blanco.
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  • January 18, 2013  

    Jeffrey Brown talks with Richard Blanco, the poet chosen to read at President Obama’s second swearing-in, about what it means to be a part of the festivities. Blanco, a Spanish born Cuban-American, is the first Latino, openly gay, as well as the youngest poet to ever at a presidential inauguration. Continue reading

  • January 9, 2013    

    The Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Wednesday that Richard Blanco has been chosen to read a poem at President Obama’s inauguration on Jan. 21. Blanco will become the first Hispanic and first gay poet to read at a presidential inauguration. At 44, he is also the youngest poet ever given that task.
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  • January 7, 2013    

    James Arthur is the author of “Charms Against Lightning,” a debut poetry collection published by Copper Canyon Press in October. He has received the Amy Lowell Travelling Poetry Scholarship, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry, a residency at the Amy Clampitt House and a Discovery/The Nation Prize.
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