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Deaf poet Raymond Antrobus wins Ted Hughes award (via BBC News)

London poet Raymond Antrobus, who was thought to be dyslexic with severe learning disabilities until his deafness was discovered at the age of six, has won the Ted Hughes Award for new work in Poetry. He has won the £5,000 prize for his debut collection The Perseverance. The poems explore loss and legacy through his … Continue reading Deaf poet Raymond Antrobus wins Ted Hughes award (via BBC News)

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(Video) Paola Murillo | Accent

Additional Info: Button Poetry is committed to developing a coherent and effective system of production, distribution, promotion and fundraising for spoken word and performance poetry. We seek to showcase the power and diversity of voices in our community. By encouraging and broadcasting the best and brightest performance poets of today, we hope to broaden poetry's … Continue reading (Video) Paola Murillo | Accent

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Local poets present to EMS seventh-graders (via The Emporia Gazette)

Did you hear alliteration in the air? Could you feel brains growing and passion seeping? Was Johnny Cash singing a song written by Shel Silverstein? That was what students who were a part of the Emporia Middle School poetry presentation experienced Wednesday. Five local poets visited with the seventh-grade language arts classes to talk about … Continue reading Local poets present to EMS seventh-graders (via The Emporia Gazette)

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Kinsale Hueston uses poetry to explore her Native identity (via Yale Daily News)

Full Title: "Kinsale Hueston ’22 B.A. uses poetry to explore her Native identity (via Yale Daily News)" Her grandmother is a recurring figure in Kinsale Hueston’s poetry. In “squashblossom,” the narrator kisses her departed grandmother’s forehead during the funeral ceremony “to whisper her to sleep.” In “Grandmother,” she struggles to accept her grandmother’s declining health. Hueston, a … Continue reading Kinsale Hueston uses poetry to explore her Native identity (via Yale Daily News)

The Poet's List - Poet - Poetry News Spokenword Video - Michael Agnew

(Video) Michael Agnew | Lost for Words – A Conversation with God

Additional Info: This spoken word poem is the hardest one I've ever written, but I realized that God isn't afraid or intimidated by our emotions. He wants us to be honest and open with Him during our times of grief, confusion, anger [and loss]. Whenever we open ourselves up to Him then He will respond … Continue reading (Video) Michael Agnew | Lost for Words – A Conversation with God

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The Best Spoken-Word, Readings and Poetry in L.A. (via L.A. Weekly)

Full Title: "L.A. Is Lit: The Best Spoken-Word, Readings and Poetry in Town (via L.A. Weekly) Spoken word is more popular than ever these days, with a seemingly endless array of live performances that pop up in a wide variety of formats and settings in the Los Angeles area. But what used to be a mainly … Continue reading The Best Spoken-Word, Readings and Poetry in L.A. (via L.A. Weekly)