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First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Weekly Poem: Sam Taylor puts a fecal matter to verse

The recipient of the 2014-2015 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, Sam Taylor has published two books of poetry, “Body of the World” and “Nude Descending an Empire,” which went on sale in August.Poet Sam Taylor thinks we’ve taken our environment ... [Published PBS - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

A literary evening

Regional author Kent Nelson will be in Telluride on Thursday to read selections from his latest work, “The Spirit Bird,” which won the 2014 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for exceptional short works of fiction.Nelson’s latest writing, which was selected ... [Published Telluride Daily Planet - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Reform Leader Describes his Fervor for Teaching, Learning and the Right Balance

Rabbi Aaron D. Panken is the new president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. The future belongs to the young, they say, and the man tasked with guiding tomorrow’s Reform leaders kept that truism in mind during his recent visit ... [Published Hebrew Union College - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

ELEVATED | ‘Spirit Bird’ Writer, Boettcher Retreat

CO/BKLYN – Salida artist Mel Strawn huddled with Brooklyn artist Gabrielle D’Angelo, above, on opening night at the collaborative Gallery 81435 exhibit, CO/BKLYN. The show is up through September 29. (Courtesy photo)Author Kent Nelson in Ouray and Te ... [Published Telluride Watch - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Elizabeth Gilbert, David Sedaris among the fall's literary headliners

click to enlargeAuthor Kent Nelson, Oct. 2, at the National AviaryFrom internationally known novelists to local poets, there'll be plenty of literature to hear between now and the holidays.Pittsburgh's biggest reading series, Monday Night Lectures, kicks ... [Published Pittsburgh City Paper - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Deadline to Apply for Bucks County Poet Laureate is Tuesday

To enter, submit 10 original poems along with an entry form to the college’s Department of Language and LiteratureTuesday is the deadline to apply tobe the 38th Bucks County Poet Laureate.The contest is run by Bucks CountyCommunity College. It is the ... [Published Northampton Patch - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Valuing the public in science advice

_ Citizens need to play a role in determining science and technological futures. Photograph: dbphots/Alamy There is now a growing consensus about the importance of science advice in government. Although there are occasional departures from this position, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Search for 38th Bucks County Poet Laureate is On

Applications are being accepted for the 38th Bucks County Poet Laureate.So you think youcan write?Poetry, that is.Bucks County Community Collegethis week launched its search for the 38th Bucks County PoetLaureate. It is the longest-running poet laureate ... [Published Lower Southampton Patch - Aug 26 2014]

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..."The Kingsley Tufts Award is one of the most prestigious prizes a poet can win, and I'm delighted to see it go to Afaa," Twichell said. "His father was a sharecropper. After serving for two years in the Army, he toiled for 15 years in factories, writing poems all the while. When he learned that he'd won a National Endowment Fellowship, he quit his job and attended Brown University on a full scholarship. He essentially invented himself from whole cloth as a poet. It's truly remarkable." Harvey's poetry and prose have appeared in jubilat, Callaloo, Crab Orchard Review, Rattle, The Volta, and elsewhere...

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Weekly Poem: Sam Taylor puts a fecal matter to ... [Published PBS - Sep 29 2014]
A literary evening [Published Telluride Daily Planet - Sep 25 2014]
Reform Leader Describes his Fervor for Teaching... [Published Hebrew Union College - Sep 23 2014]
ELEVATED | ‘Spirit Bird’ Writer, Boettcher Retreat [Published Telluride Watch - Sep 18 2014]
Elizabeth Gilbert, David Sedaris among the fall... [Published Pittsburgh City Paper - Sep 10 2014]
Deadline to Apply for Bucks County Poet Laureat... [Published Northampton Patch - Sep 08 2014]
Valuing the public in science advice [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Search for 38th Bucks County Poet Laureate is On [Published Lower Southampton Patch - Aug 26 2014]
Afaa Michael Weaver Wins Claremont Graduate Uni... [Published PRWeb - Mar 12 2014]
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