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we've featured dozens of amazing visual artists in Smartish Pace over the 20+ years and one day soon all of their information will be on this new silly baby website page of ours but until then well it's just this explanation of why there is no relevant content on this page

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Return of Poetry Northwest

By pwsadmin | April 25, 2006

April 25th, 2006 From 1959 to 2002 Poetry Northwest was published by the University of Washington. It was the longest-running poetry-only journal in the country. Not the University, but Portland…

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Ted Kooser Day!

By pwsadmin | April 8, 2006

April 8th, 2006 Ames, Iowa declared April 8, 2006 “Ted Kooser Day,” after the U.S. Poet Laureate and Ames native. Read Mr. Kooser’s new poems in Smartish Pace, Issue 11.…