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Posts Tagged: Major Jackson

The Sealey Challenge

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The Challenge creates community through ongoing engagement with it.

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What to Read When You Want to Celebrate Poetry

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Rumpus editors share share new and forthcoming collections we’re especially excited about!

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The Rumpus Guide to AWP 2020

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A selection of AWP 2020 panels, readings, and events that we are especially excited for!

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Notable Philadelphia: 2/25–3/2

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Literary events in and around Philly this week!

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Notable Chicago: 2/14–2/20

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Literary events in and around Chicago this week!

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Notable NYC: 9/22–9/28

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable Los Angeles: 4/30–5/6

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Visitations: Gwendolyn Brooks at One Hundred

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A visitation is how I describe the past weeks walking with Gwendolyn Books. It is like she is just around every corner.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat for Max Ritvo

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Kaveh Akbar, Shon Arieh-Lerer, Justin Boening, Sarah Blake, and Ariella Ritvo-Slifka about Max Ritvo’s Four Reincarnations. Max Ritvo died on August 23, 2016.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Jonterri Gadson

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Jonterri Gadson about Blues Triumphant, her love of editing, and the intersection of poetry and comedy.

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Homesteading Detroit

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Detroit has a large inventory of vacant homes. Two years ago, Toby Barlow thought a great way to repopulate the city–and get new taxpayers–would be giving houses away to writers. Write a House plans on giving away its first house this year with Billy Collins and Major Jackson judging applicants’ writing. Poets & Writers has […]

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Notable New York, This Week 4/26 – 5/2

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This week in New York the sixth annual PEN World Voices Festival (PWVF) opens its week-long celebration of international writing with such notable literary figures as Sherman Alexie, Claire Messud, Yiyun Li, Salman Rushdie and Lewis Lapham among others (Full Schedule Here), Agriculture Reader holds a launch party, the Dead or Alive exhibition opens at […]

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