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Robert Hass wins Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

By pwsadmin | April 4, 2008

April 4th, 2008 Former U.S. poet laureate Robert Hass has won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in poetryfor his latest book, Time and Materials. Hass teaches at UC Berkeley, is chancellor of…

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SP Issue 15 Reviewed

By pwsadmin | March 29, 2008

March 29th, 2008 Issue 15 of Smartish Pace was reviewed by poet and translator Andrew Shields at The complete review can also be found on our website in the Reviews section.

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SP Pushcart Prize Nominations

By pwsadmin | December 3, 2007

December 3rd, 2007 Smartish Pace 2007 Pushcart Prize Nominations (from Issue 14; April 2007) Nominated by Smartish Pace Editor Stephen Reichert:Claire Keyes: “At Schuest Point, Easter”Phillis Levin: “The Museum of Stolen Things”Lisa Lewis:…

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Sherman Alexie Wins National Book Award

By pwsadmin | November 15, 2007

November 15th, 2007 Sherman Alexie won the National Book Award for his autobiographical novel for young people, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Several of Alexie’s new poems will appear…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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 ( Remembrance of Who I Am No more chainsThat you gave me. Enough of painNow I’m…

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Stanley Kunitz dies at 100

By pwsadmin | May 14, 2006

May 14th, 2006 American poet Stanley Kunitz died.

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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.…