Academy of American Poets

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Name: Academy of American Poets
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

new pulizer prize winner plus odd obsession

**The India born poet, Vijay Seshadri is the most recent recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for his work, “3 sections.” He was born in Bandladore in 1954, but he grew up in Ohio where his dad taught chemistry at a nearby university.His poetry books are ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

What is National Poetry Month?

After consulting poets, publishers, booksellers, librarians, and teachers, The Academy of American Poets designated April as National Poetry Month in 1996. Sponsors and partners include the American Booksellers Association , American Libraries , Art ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Five Events to Celebrate National Poetry Month in Dallas

Dallas Poetry Slam"April is the cruelest month," TS Eliot penned to open his poetic triumph, The Wasteland. Poets have written at length about this month filled with spring showers and a sense of renewal. Odgen Nash exhorted readers to marry an April ... [Published Dallas Observer - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Library celebrates ‘Poem in Your Pocket Day’ next week

Poetry has had a special place in literature, and our hearts, for many centuries. There’s just something about a rhyme that can really stick with you.Of course, not every poem has to rhyme; poems come in all shapes and sizes. Some are long and meticulously ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

National Poetry Month

In 1996, the Academy of American Poets deemed April as .“In coordination with poets, booksellers, librarians and teachers, the Academy chose a month when poetry could be celebrated with the highest level of participation ... April seemed the best time ... [Published Aiken Today - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Free poetry reading April 23 at S&T to feature acclaimed poets

Acclaimed poets Katy Didden and Terry Kennedy will read from their works at a poetry reading to be held on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus later this month. Welcoming remarks will be given by Maxwell C. Weiner Professor Charlotte ... [Published Rolla Daily News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

At the Library: Celebration in April brings attention to art of poetry

“Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Dylan ThomasDuring April we celebrate National Poetry Month, an annual monthlong celebration of poetry established in 1996 ... [Published Marco Island Sun Times - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Blog Post: Celebrating National Poetry Month with the National Student Poets!

Ed note: This is a cross-post from the  AYAW Blog .  You can find the original blog post  here .In just a few days, the  2013 Class of National Student Poets  will begin to pack their bags and depart to a new city for their National Poetry Month events ... [Published Institute of Museum and Library Services - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrate National Poetry Month with award-winning poets

Updated:  Thursday, April 3, 2014 14:04National Poetry Month was started in April 1996 by the Academy of American Poets.In honor of National Poetry Month, Celebration Circle, a local nonprofit organization that promotes spirituality and creativity, will ... [Published San Antonio College Ranger - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Express yourself: National Poetry Month

Read below to learn about the events Morton Grove Public Library is holding in honor of National Poetry Month:April is National Poetry Month! Established by the Academy of American Poets, poets, libraries, schools, and booksellers celebrate National Poetry ... [Published Morton Grove Champion - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

38 Gifted Poets on Twitter

April marks the 18th annual National Poetry Month, a 30-day celebration of poets and poetry established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Every year, schools, organizations and individuals take advantage of this time to create a dialogue ... [Published Mashable! - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

April Poetry for families

When we read aloud with our children we naturally introduce fluency. To become fluent a reader each child needs to hear a variety of texts. If parents take the time to read poems not only are their children introduced to new text but begin to build an ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 30 2014]

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"The performance concludes as Shakespeare's original productions did, with a traditional Bergomask dance" Bucker said
WASHINGTON: "With sixty staring me in the face, I have developed inflammation of the sentence structure and definite hardening of the paragraphs" the celebrated American wit, author, and poet James Thurber once said...
Bangalore born Indian-American poet Vijay Seshadri has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "3 Sections", called "a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia."
About today's key hearing on the proposed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger? ( "Will Comcast and the cable guys show, once again, that they own the nation’s capital?" John Cassidy asks. are also worth considering.) —Steve Bogira

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Louise Glück at Mon... [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - Apr 16 2014]
new pulizer prize winner plus odd obsession [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
Celebrate Shakespeare's birth [Published Sumter Item - Apr 16 2014]
The Pulitzer Poet: Bangalore-born Brooklyn Poet... [Published News India Times - Apr 15 2014]
This Morning: A poetry Pulitzer for Bangalore-b... [Published Times of India - Apr 15 2014]
What is National Poetry Month? [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
Bangalore-born Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer for... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 15 2014]
Five Events to Celebrate National Poetry Month ... [Published Dallas Observer - Apr 14 2014]
Library celebrates ‘Poem in Your Pocket Day’ ne... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Apr 14 2014]
National Poetry Month [Published Aiken Today - Apr 12 2014]
Free poetry reading April 23 at S&T to feature ... [Published Rolla Daily News - Apr 12 2014]
April poetry month events return to downtown Ku... [Published Berks-Mont News - Apr 11 2014]
Hannah Sanghee Park Takes Walt Whitman Award [Published Media Bistro - Apr 10 2014]
FXX to air 552-episode Simpsons' marathon [Published Journal-Gazette - Apr 10 2014]
More than showers and May flowers [Published Murray Ledger and Times - Apr 10 2014]
Korean-American poet receives Walt Whitman Award [Published Centre Daily Times - Apr 09 2014]
Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Monmouth... [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 09 2014]
Did you read about Manischewitz, Malort, and mi... [Published Chicago Reader - Apr 09 2014]
At the Library: Celebration in April brings att... [Published Marco Island Sun Times - Apr 09 2014]
Blog Post: Celebrating National Poetry Month wi... [Published Institute of Museum and Library Services - Apr 08 2014]
Poet to present works in Monroe [Published Pocono Record - Apr 05 2014]
For National Poetry Month, Five Teen Poet Ambas... [Published School Library Journal - Apr 04 2014]
Bringing poetry to pre-k children - National Po... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 04 2014]
ICS honors National Poetry Month [Published The Beacon.net - Apr 04 2014]
Celebrate National Poetry Month with award-winn... [Published San Antonio College Ranger - Apr 03 2014]
Express yourself: National Poetry Month [Published Morton Grove Champion - Apr 03 2014]
Poetry reading, artists reception at Berwick Ac... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 03 2014]
Express Yourself: National Poetry Month [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 02 2014]
Email Announcements We Are Receiving Today: See... [Published High Country Press - Apr 02 2014]
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38 Gifted Poets on Twitter [Published Mashable! - Mar 31 2014]
April marks the 18th annual National Poetry Month, a 30-day celebration of poets and poetry established by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Every year, schools, organizations and individuals take advantage of this time to create a dialogue ...
City Council Approves Seattle's Bid to Become a... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jan 27 2014]
The City Council just unanimously endorsed Seattle's bid to become a UNESCO City of Literature. Councilmember Nick Licata introduced the resolution and explained the importance of the UNESCO program, which helps "recognize cities that are leaders in ...
Seattle City Council to Vote on Endorsing Seatt... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jan 27 2014]
As we've reported , novelist Ryan Boudinot is leading a charge to have Seattle recognized by the United Nations as a UNESCO City of Literature. (To learn more about this program, and to see what it would mean for the city of Seattle, you should click ...
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