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Celebrate Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s Birthday

Alfred, Lord Tennyson is known for his short verses and is the ninth most quoted author in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

08/06/2013

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Top Poetry Events In Philadelphia

April is National Poetry Month. Whether you are an accomplished or novice poet, or you just have a real love for the spoken word, April offers up the blooming talents of many artists in Philadelphia.

04/01/2013

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iPoe App

Edgar Allen Poe’s works have easily stood the test of time, but the iPoe app shows them off in a way you probably haven’t seen before.

09/26/2012

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Remembering Adrienne Rich

Adrienne Rich died on March 27th and every major newspaper carried her obituary, many chronicling her eighty-two years as a poet, essayist and activist.

04/09/2012

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It’s The 27th Annual Celebration Of Black Writing

The theme of this year’s celebration is “Let’s Have Some Serious Fun” with over 100 artists, writers, editors, publishers, scholars, spoken-word artists, playwrights, and filmmakers.

05/22/2011

Philadelphia Teens Showcase Their Talent at Poetry Slam

by KYW’s Jim Melwert Philadelphia’s City Hall played host to a poetry slam today, with members of the Philly Youth Poetry Movement showing off their skills less than a week before they head to Los […]

07/12/2010

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