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Renowned poet Thomas Sayers Ellis to speak at York College 7 p.m. March 13

Poet, photographer, professor and York College writer-in-residence Thomas Sayers Ellis will discuss his work 7 p.m. Mar. 13 in DeMeester Recital Hall, Evelyn and Earle Wolf Hall. From a press release: A literary activist and innovator in the poetry community, … 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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It’s been 50 years since Plath was writing poems

Feb. 11, 2013 marks 50 years since American poet Sylvia Plath committed suicide.

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York College embraces Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou spoke Feb. 4, 2013, at York College of Pennsylvania.

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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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I’m Stacia, and I love poetry

Poets, aspiring poets, readers of poetry, naysayers looking to repent: hello and welcome to Versify! The first 10 people to share this link on Facebook will receive a Got Poetry? coffee mug. I’m kidding, I can’t back that up. What … Continue reading

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