poetry

  • August 8, 2012   BY Jeffrey Brown  

    Poet Priscila Uppal of Canadian Athletes Now reads “Obsessive Compulsive Cycling Disorder.”
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  • August 8, 2012   BY Tom LeGro 

    Writer and professor Priscila Uppal is serving as “Poet in Residence” for Canadian Athletes Now, a non-profit group supporting Canada’s athletes at the 2012 London Olympics.
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  • August 8, 2012   BY Tom LeGro 

    Priscila Uppal
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  • August 8, 2012   BY Margaret Myers 

    Writer and professor Priscila Uppal is serving as “Poet in Residence” for Canadian Athletes Now, a non-profit group supporting Canada’s athletes at the 2012 London Olympics. Uppal talks to Jeffrey Brown about her residency and where she’s found inspiration, as well as sharing some of her poetry.
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  • August 8, 2012  

    Writer and professor Priscila Uppal is serving as “Poet in Residence” for Canadian Athletes Now, a non-profit group supporting Canada’s athletes at the 2012 London Olympics. Uppal talks to Jeffrey Brown about her residency and where she’s found inspiration, as well as sharing some of her poetry. Continue reading

  • August 6, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Gibson Fay-LeBlanc is a writer and teacher. His first collection of poems, “Death of a Ventriloquist,” won the Vassar Miller Prize and was published by the University of North Texas Press in 2012. He lives in Portland, Maine, with his family and is working on a novel.
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  • July 30, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Patricia Smith is the author of five volumes of poetry, including “Blood Dazzler,” a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award, “Teahouse of the Almighty,” a National Poetry Series selection, and most recently “Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah.” She is a professor for the City University of New York and a Cave Canem faculty member.
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  • July 16, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Eavan Boland is one of Ireland’s most prominent poets. Her poems often examine the lives of women, looking at larger cultural issues through the lens of the details of everyday life. She’s published more than 10 books of verse, most recently, “New Collected Poems.” She is also professor of English and director of the creative writing program at Stanford University.
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  • July 9, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Tracy K. Smith’s poem is from her book “Life on Mars” (2011, Graywolf Press), which won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry earlier this year. She is the author of two other collections of poetry: “Duende” (Graywolf, 2007), winner of the 2006 James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets, and “The Body’s Question” (Graywolf, 2003), winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Smith is an assistant professor of creative writing at Princeton University.
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  • July 2, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Gregory Djanikian has written several books of poetry, including “So I Will Till the Ground” (2007), “Years Later” (2000), “Falling Deeply into America” (1989) and “The Man in the Middle” (1984). He directs the creative writing program at the University of Pennsylvania.
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