USPS Whitman Bicentennial Stamp Release Event

USPS Walt Whitman Bicentennial 2019 Stamp Release Walt Whitman Birthplace Huntington Station, NY, September 12th 2019, 11:00AM – 12 noon The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is delighted to be hosting this event in our Interpretive Center on September 12th, 2019 at 11:00AM.  Free and open to the public. All are

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Dana Gioia, Writer, NEA Advocate Named A ‘Champion of Literacy’

      By Jano Tantongco jtantongco@longislandergroup.com Award-winning poet, writer and former National Endowment of the Arts chair Dana Gioia will be honored by the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association on April 30 with an award dubbing him a “Champion of Literacy” for his work supporting the arts. Gioia served as

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Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan Named Long Island Poet Of The Year

Publication: The East Hampton Press & The Southampton Press   By Lisa Daffy Apr 4, 2017 1:04 AM “You know, you write like a guy.” Those might be fighting words for another woman, but Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan took them as a high compliment, coming as they did from a fellow poet,

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Grad Student Discovers A Lost Novel Written By Walt Whitman

February 21, 2017 Heard on All Things Considered Glen Weldon A literary treasure buried for more than a century has been unearthed by Zachary Turpin, a grad student at the University of Houston. It’s a work of short fiction: a 36,000-word novella published anonymously, in six parts, in a New

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University of Houston student uncovers an unknown work by Walt Whitman

Published by Chron By Alyson Ward Updated 2:58 pm, Friday, April 29, 2016 Photo: Walt Whitman Quarterly Review At The University Of Iowa Walt Whitman’s “Manly Health and Training” series was published in the New York Atlas in 13 installments in 1858. The first installment fills much of the left two

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In Newly-Discovered Manifesto, Walt Whitman Says You Should Eat Leaves Of Grass

Forbes Apr 29, 2016 Shelby Carpenter , Forbes Staff Walt Whitman was a man wise beyond his time in the ways of diet and exercise. Turns out, the American poet was a proponent of what is known today as the Paleo Diet. American scholars were stunned by the recent publication of

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Volvo commercial features Walt Whitman’s Song of the Open Road

Volvo’s breathtaking S90 commercial features Walt Whitman’s Song of the Open Road. The Walt Whitman Birthplace is open Wednesday – Sunday now through June. Come see where Whitman’s journey started!

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Rare Walt Whitman letter, written for a dying soldier, found in National Archives

The Washington Post story also found here. Rare Walt Whitman letter, written for a dying soldier, found in National Archives The Washington Post By Michael E. Ruane March 9 Pvt. Robert N. Jabo, of the 8th New Hampshire infantry, was dying of tuberculosis in Washington’s Harewood Hospital and needed to

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Volvo commercial features Walt Whitman’s Song of the Open Road

Volvo’s breathtaking S90 commercial features Walt Whitman’s Song of the Open Road. The Walt Whitman Birthplace is open Wednesday – Sunday now through June. Come see where Whitman’s journey started!

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