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York’s poet laureate will launch women’s writing group May 19

Christine Lincoln, York’s poet laureate, will launch a writing group for women who have experienced trauma, and the first meeting will be 5 to 7 p.m. May 19 at The Community Progress Council (CPC) 226 E. College Ave., York. According to … Continue reading

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Watch York’s new poet laureate being inducted by Mayor Bracey April 1

On April 1, Christine Lincoln was sworn in as York’s fifth poet laureate by Mayor Kim Bracey. In definition of the laureate post, Mayor Bracey said, “A poet laureate works to bring the power and beauty of poetry and spoken … Continue reading

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YorkArts, Mayor Bracey announce Christine Lincoln is York’s next poet laureate

Today the office of Mayor Kim Bracey and YorkArts announced that Christine Lincoln will be the next poet laureate of York, Pa. According to a press release, Lincoln “holds degrees in creative writing from Washington College and the University of … Continue reading

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Application deadline for York poet laureate extended to Feb. 10

Heads up, procrastinating poets! The deadline to apply to be York’s next poet laureate has been extended to Feb. 10. The previous deadline was Jan. 31. According to the YorkArts Facebook page, due to “weather related issues and business closings, … Continue reading

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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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Watch Carla Christopher read an original Civil War poem

Part of the job of a poet laureate is to write and sometimes perform verse for special occasions and historical or cultural holidays. York’s Poet Laureate, Carla Christopher, has written a poem called “June 28, 1863,” in the style of … Continue reading

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York County poets, prepare to be JAWSTRUCK!

National Poetry Month may be over, but poetry lives, as it always has and will. Carla Christopher is doing the good work of a poet laureate by promoting JAWSTRUCK! The First Annual Spoken Word and Performance Poetry Competition and Festival, … Continue reading

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