Posts Tagged: Academy of American Poets
The Academy of American Poets is celebrating its 80th year and the end of National Poetry Month by relaunching Poets.org, one of the world’s largest databases for poems, information on poets, and lesson plans for k-12 educators. The revamped site has expanded to include nationwide resources for news on poetry events and literary organizations, articles on poetic terms and techniques, and in-depth interviews with notable poets....more
Bay Area readers won’t want to miss this City Arts event with poet/essayist August Kleinzahler and photographer/publisher Alec Soth.
They’ll be at the Nourse Theater in November, talking with award-winning San Francisco writer Steven Winn about the latest in their wide-ranging, international careers....more
The Academy of American Poets is featuring Terese Svoboda’s generous tribute to a relatively unknown 1920’s proletariat poet, Lola Ridge. Svoboda isn’t just knocked out by Ridge. She compares her in a single breath to H. D., Emily Dickinson, and Philip Levine....more