Learn About Georgia’s Poetry History

Ever wonder which Poets The great state of Georgia claims?  Check out the history provided by Academy of American Poets. http://www.poets.org/state.php/varState/GA

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We have posted our Poetry Month News letter! Want to thank Daphne Tredore for all her help  with layout and editing! Newsletter 4-2-14

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Poetry at the End of the World / The Poetry Magazine Podcast : The Poetry Foundation

New podcast for Poetry Month:  Poetry at the End of the World / The Poetry Magazine Podcast : The Poetry Foundation.

 

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Against Slogging: Engaging Poetry in the Classroom by Eileen Murphy

This is a great read for those interested in adding new ideas for promoting and and sharing poetry. Against Slogging: Engaging Poetry in the Classroom by Eileen Murphy. This is published by Poetry Foundation.

 

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New York Times Found Poetry Contest

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Georgia Poet Laureate Prize for H.S. Students

Poet Laureate’s Prize

 Georgia’s Poet Laureate, Judson Mitcham, in collaboration with Georgia Council for the Arts and Atlanta Magazine, is pleased to announce the creation of the Poet Laureate’s Prize, to be awarded annually for an original poem written by a Georgia high school student. A winner and four finalists will be selected by the poet laureate and announced in early April 2014. The winning poet and four finalists will have the opportunity to meet Governor Deal and the Poet Laureate and will be honored at the Georgia State Capitol in the spring. The winning entry will be published in the June 2014 print edition of Atlanta Magazine. All finalists will also be published at atlantamagazine.com. Entry details are included in the guidelines. The entry deadline is March 5, 2014. Contact Allen Bell at abell@gaarts.org l address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

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Effie Waller Smith- Poem-A-Day

 

Effie Waller Smith was born in Pike County, Kentucky, in 1879. Her parents, both former slaves, insisted that Smith and her siblings receive the highest quality education available. After attending Kentucky State University, Smith began submitting her work, and published three volumes of poetry before her death in 1960.

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