Monthly Archives: April 2012

Tracy K. Smith wins the Pulitzer for poetry!

Last week, Tracy K. Smith won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her collection Life on Mars. I actually just finished reading these poems a month or so ago, and can say with absolute certainty that Smith deserves this recognition. … Continue reading

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A conversation with former York Poet Laureate Carol Clark Williams

One of the first poets I became acquainted with on moving to the area is Carol Clark Williams. I’m grateful my boyfriend is proud of what I do and talks me up to people he meets because when his and … Continue reading

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York poetry “to do” list for second half of National Poetry Month

The first half of National Poetry Month is almost behind us. Don’t let NaPoMo get away from you! Check out these York poetry events for the second half of April, direct from YDR’s Flipside PA calendar:

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National Poetry Month, RIP Adrienne Rich, Poem a Day Challenge

April is National Poetry Month, so happy holidays! Some of my writer friends have talked me into “celebrating” this holiday by pledging to write a poem every day. Hmm. Do my other writer friends work? Of course they do. And … Continue reading

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