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Dodge Poetry Festival Canceled

By pwsadmin | January 21, 2009

January 21st, 2009 The largest North American poetry festival will indefinitely cease. The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation states that they cannot afford to fund the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival (Waterloo Village, NJ) planned for…

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In Honor of the Inauguration

By pwsadmin | January 20, 2009

January 20th, 2009 The full text of Elizabeth Alexander’s poem, “Praise Song for the Day” can be found here. Take a look at other inauguration poems: Robert Frost’s “Dedication” and “The…

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Edgar Allen Poe Turns 200

By pwsadmin | January 19, 2009

January 19th, 2009 America’s favorite terrible poet turns 200 today. For our Baltimore readers, we suggest trying to uncover the identity of the Poe Toaster who will no doubt be…

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W.D. Snodgrass Dies at 83

By pwsadmin | January 14, 2009

January 14th, 2009 W.D. Snodgrass (William DeWitt Snodgrass), born Jan. 5, 1926 in Wilkinsburg, PA, died at his upstate New York home after a four-month battle with inoperable lung cancer.…

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BMA Poetry Reading, Jan 16, 2009

By pwsadmin | January 5, 2009

January 5th, 2009 The Baltimore Museum of Art is starting an audio tour of the collection that will feature poems from Baltimore poets. The launch party will happen on Jan. 16, 2009,…

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Adrian Mitchell Dies at 76

By pwsadmin | December 21, 2008

December 21st, 2008 Poet Adrian Mitchell (sometimes playwright, novelist, and children’s writer) died on Saturday morning of pneumonia. A writer interested in the poetics of nuclear war, racism, and Vietnam,…

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Inaugural Crashaw Prize Winners

By pwsadmin | December 20, 2008

December 20th, 2008 Six debut poets are to have their first collections of poetry published around the world after winning the inaugural Crashaw prize, due to be awarded annually by…

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Elizabeth Alexander Selected as Inaugural Poet

By pwsadmin | December 17, 2008

December 17th, 2008 Elizabeth Alexander, a professor of African-American studies at Yale, will recite one of her poems immediately following Barack Obama’s inaugural address on January 20, 2009. She is…

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Poets & Writers Receives $2M Donation

By pwsadmin | December 15, 2008

December 15th, 2008 Poets & Writers, a nonprofit literary organization that publishes a magazine where Smartish Pace is sometimes reviewed/mentioned, has received a $2 million donation to support its Jackson Poetry Prize,…

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Smartish Pace Accepting E-Mail Submissions

By pwsadmin | December 5, 2008

December 5th, 2008 We’ve switched entirely from postal mail submissions to e-mail submissions. Please check our guidelines section for details. We still accept postal submissions for the two prizes (see contest section) and for…