The Americas Poetry Festival of New York 2018

...and City College of New York professors Carlos Aguasaco, Yrene Santos and Carlos Velásquez. The free event features poets from countries around the world and poetry in various languages. Sponsored...

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WWBA Celebrates Black History Month

...member of the African American community, and in 1787 made a speech to the African Society of New York City titled “An Address to the Negroes in the State of...

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Civic Mindedness: Civil War Grades 4 – 12

...as the Poet of Democracy. Whitman often spoke of the importance of the Civil War in Leaves of Grass. In addition, he penned “Drum Taps,” a sequence of 43 poems...

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2011 Long Island Poet of the Year: Pramila Venkateswaran

...other print and electronic journals. Recent anthologies, A Chorus for Peace, En(Compass) and Writing the Lines of Our Hands, include her voice among poets from around the world. She reads...

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After All by Henry Lawson

...Let our enemies go by their old dull tracks, and theirs be the fault or shame (The man is bitter against the world who has only himself to blame); Let...

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2015 Student Grand Champions

...exploring the oceans and waterfalls of the world. Swimming like a fish in the deep blue lake. Flowing with the gushing water of the river. And in the vast ocean,...

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The Americas Poetry Festival of New York 2017

Thursday, October 6 at 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Americas Poetry Festival of New York 2017 is the fourth annual multilingual poetry festival and writers’ conference organized by poets...

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Whitman Noir: Black America and the Good Gray Poet by Ivy G. Wilson

The current price for this book reflects a 20% discount for our upcoming series – “The Fire THIS Time” Virtual Reading and Discussion Series. Saturdays, April 17th – May 22nd,...

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2013 Poet in Residence Naomi Shihab Nye

...in St. Louis, Jerusalem, and San Antonio. Drawing on her Palestinian-­‐American heritage, the cultural diversities of her varied homes, and her travels around the globe, Nye confirms the collective nature...

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Special Exhibit: B.A. VAN SISE

...slice a banana, in the one correct way, and I was with the little leeks, near the sweated egg, near the newts quick and the newts gone over on their...

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