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Who will be York’s next poet laureate? YorkArts seeks applications

YorkArts has announced that the selection process for the appointment of the next poet laureate of York is now open. The poet laureate is a mayor-appointed, unpaid position tasked with increasing the visibility of the literary arts in our city. Poets … Continue reading

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Local arts TV show Culture & Main showcases region’s diversity, creativity

Stacia Fleegal interviews York poet laureate Carla Christopher on the new WRCT arts-themed show, “Culture and Main.”

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Natasha Trethewey is the new national poet laureate!

Last Thursday, the Library of Congress named Pulitzer Prize-winner poet and Emory University creative writing professor Natasha Trethewey the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States! Have I mentioned–in recent interviews with the York poet laureate perhaps–how happy I am … Continue reading

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Carla Christopher interview part II and review of Jawstruck! performances

Last Friday night, I attended my first poetry event in York county–and what a first foray into the regional literary scene it was. From the collaborative lyric efforts of the WordWide crew to the provocative theatrics of Baltimore’s Mark S. … Continue reading

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