Long Island Poet of the Year Award

Each year, the Board of Trustees selects a notable poet as the WWBA Poet of the Year. They are a nationally known and well-respected poet who champions poetry through their...

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Corona – 1 Copy

...they who have understood that to know the present, we must examine the small manifestations, not only the great. These poets serve as harbingers and witness to the essential truths...

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WWBA Celebrates Black History Month

...the funds. Phillis Wheatley, who had once been internationally celebrated, died alone in a boarding house in 1784. She was thirty-one years old. Many of the poems for her proposed...

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“Writing Life Stories”: Virtual Memoir Workshop for Non-Writers with Barbara Field

...2021 at 6:00PM EST. Once you have purchased this product, you will be given access to a Word document that will contain the Zoom link and instructions you will use...

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The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of “Poetry” Magazine by Don Share & Christian Wiman

When Harriet Monroe founded Poetry magazine in Chicago in 1912, she began with an image: the Open Door. “May the great poet we are looking for never find it shut,...

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Walt Whitman International Conference (WWIC)

***UPDATE*** Follow this link to a photo album put together for the conference by guest and cinematographer H. Paul Moon Walt Whitman International Conference (WWIC) August 9, 10, 11, 2019...

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Now Accepting Videos & Artwork for Leaves of Grass Marathon Reading & Whitman-Themed Art Exhibit

...Whitman’s 202nd Birthday from anywhere in the world! WWBA is hosting a virtual world-wide Marathon Reading of “Leaves of Grass” and Whitman-Themed Art Exhibition via a live Zoom presentation event...

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...sustaining our efforts. We can only keep our weekly online programs and community engagement going with the support of individuals like you. Contributions in any amount are greatly appreciated! To...

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Create & Explore Grade 3-8

...a poetry writing workshop taught by a published poet, students are encouraged to explore the creative process by reading and writing poetry. They explore the meaning of words, build awareness...

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Walt Whitman International Conference

...books, including Walt Whitman: The Measure of His Song and Walt Whitman’s Native Representations (both Choice “Outstanding Academic Books”). He has been the keynote speaker at four international Whitman conferences,...

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