weekly poem

  • October 4, 2010   BY Tom LeGro  

    John Taggart is the author of 14 volumes of poetry. From 1969 to 2001, he taught in the English Department and directed the Interdisciplinary Arts Program at Shippensburg University. Taggart’s new book of poems, “Is Music,” will be published in October.
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  • September 27, 2010   BY Tom LeGro  

    Matthew Zapruder is the author of three collections of poetry: “American Linden,” “The Pajamaist” and “Come On All You Ghosts” (Copper Canyon, Fall 2010). He is editor for Wave Books and teaches in the low residency MFA program at UC Riverside-Palm Desert.
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  • September 20, 2010   BY Tom LeGro 

    John Taggart is the author of 14 volumes of poetry. From 1969 to 2001, he taught in the English Department and directed the Interdisciplinary Arts Program at Shippensburg University. Taggart’s new book of poems, “Is Music,” will be published in October.
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  • September 13, 2010   BY Tom LeGro  

    Sandra Beasley is the author of “I Was the Jukebox,” winner of the 2009 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and “Theories of Falling,” winner of the 2007 New Issues Poetry Prize.
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  • September 7, 2010   BY Tom LeGro  

    Peter Balakian is the author of many books, including a new volume of poems, “Ziggurat,” just published by University of Chicago Press, and “June-tree: New and Selected Poems, 1974-2000.”
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  • August 30, 2010   BY Tom LeGro  

    Natasha Trethewey has written three collections of poetry: “Domestic Work,” “Bellocq’s Ophelia” and “Native Guard,” which won the “2007 Pulitzer Prize. Her latest book, “Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast,” is a mix of prose and poetry.
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  • August 23, 2010   BY Tom LeGro 

    Sandra Beasley is the author of “I Was the Jukebox,” winner of the 2009 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and “Theories of Falling,” winner of the 2007 New Issues Poetry Prize.
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  • August 16, 2010   BY Molly Finnegan 

    Mary Ruefle is the author of, most recently, “Selected Poems” (Wave Books, 2010). She lives in Bennington, Vermont, and teaches in the MFA program at Vermont College.
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  • June 14, 2010   BY Tom LeGro  

    Philip Schultz won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2008 for his book of poems, “Failure.” He is the founder and director of the Writers Studio in New York. Schultz’s latest book, “The God of Loneliness: Selected and New Poems,” came out in April.
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