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An Armenian family receiving food relief, 1915 (source: Wikimedia)

Remembering the Armenian Genocide: an Interview with Dana Walrath

Today on the 100-year anniversary of the Armenian genocide, we talk to Dana Walrath, the author of a YA book about two Armenian children fleeing the violence.

by × April 24, 2015 ×

Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Winners Announced

Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Winners Announced

Last night two major poetry awards were announced. Based out of Claremont Graduate University in California, the awards are given only to Americans. In honor of National Poetry Month, I hope you’ll take a minute today to take a closer look at the stellar writers honored at last night’s ceremony.[…]

by × April 18, 2015 ×

Frost Award 2015 Winner Announced: Congratulations to Kamau Brathwaite

Frost Award 2015 Winner Announced: Congratulations to Kamau Brathwaite

The Poetry Society of America has chosen to give their highest honor, the Frost Award, to Kamau Brathwaite. This is the twelfth award Brathwaite has received. Some other honors bestowed on the poet include the Guggenheim fellowship, the Fulbright fellowship and the Griffin Poetry Prize. He is the author of[…]

by × April 8, 2015 ×