Artist Index

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Paul Muldoon Named Poetry Editor, The New Yorker

By pwsadmin | September 20, 2007

September 20th, 2007 Alice Quinn, 58, the poetry editor of The New Yorker, is stepping down after twenty years and will be succeeded by Paul Muldoon, 56, who will remain chairman of…

Donald Hall Next U.S. Poet Laureate

By pwsadmin | June 14, 2006

June 14th, 2006 The 77 year old will begin his tour of duty this fall and make his first appearance in DC on September 30 at the National Book Festival.…

Youngest Wales Children’s Poet Laureate

By pwsadmin | May 31, 2006

May 31st, 2006 You might be more surprised to learn that Wales has a Children’s Poet Laureate than to learn that Gwyneth Glyn, age 26, recently became the youngest to…

New Spears Poem — written to a horse?

By pwsadmin | May 22, 2006

May 22nd, 2006 Wait no longer, exhale, we have another poem from Britney Spears (www.britneyspears.com) Remembrance of Who I Am No more chainsThat you gave me. Enough of painNow I’m…

Stanley Kunitz dies at 100

By pwsadmin | May 14, 2006

May 14th, 2006 American poet Stanley Kunitz died.

Damn, What the Hell is Wrong with Auden?

By pwsadmin | May 6, 2006

May 6th, 2006 In Reno, Nevada, a 14-year-old ninth grader had to get a court order to read W.H. Auden’s “The More Loving One” during the 2006 National Poetry Month.…

Want to be Ottawa’s next Poet Laureate?

By pwsadmin | May 4, 2006

May 4th, 2006 The search has begun to replace Ottawa’s poet laureate Pauline Michel, whose two-year term expires out on Nov. 16, 2006. Nominations for the job close July 31.

New Music Featuring Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins

By pwsadmin | May 3, 2006

May 3rd, 2006 Sean O’Leary of Liverpool has set Gerard Manley Hopkins� poetry to music in a double album entitled ‘The Alchemist’. The album has been gaining attention from both…

Richard Wilbur Wins Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

By pwsadmin | April 30, 2006

April 30th, 2006 The 85 year old former U.S. Poet Laureate and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner will receive $100,000 at ceremony on May 25th in Chicago. Since 1986 The Ruth…

Fleur Adcock Wins Queen’s Poetry Prize

By pwsadmin | April 26, 2006

April 26th, 2006 Her collection, Poems 1960-2000, has won of the 2006 Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. Since 1933 this intermittently issued award has been given in recognition of an…