Schlagwort: John Barr

103. Was mit Geld

Amerika ist anders. Die Poetry Foundation, die von einer Millionenspende der Unternehmerin und Lyrikliebhaberin Ruth Lilly lebt und gute Werke finanziert, erhält wieder eine größere Summe, diesmal speziell zur Unterstützung junger Dichter. Amerika, du hast es besser! Gibt es in Deutschland Unternehmer, die Lyrik…

108. Preis für Marie Ponsot

The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce that poet Marie Ponsot has won the 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Presented annually to a living U.S. poet whose lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is one of the most prestigious awards…

36. Geld für junge Dichter

In jedem Jahr erhalten fünf junge Dichter mit dem Ruth-Lilly-Lyrik-Stipendium Prestige, Publicity und Geld ($15,000). Die Bekanntgabe der diesjährigen Stipendien verursachte einen kleinen Aufruhr im Internet, weil alle fünf an Männer gingen. Da hilft es nicht, daß die Stiftung eine umstrittene Einrichtung ist –…

58. David Ferry Awarded 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

Award recognizes lifetime accomplishment with $100,000 prize CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce that poet David Ferry has won the 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Presented annually to a living US poet whose lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition, the Ruth Lilly…

27. Fourth Season of Poetry Everywhere Debuts

Public television brings poetry into homes nationwide with a collection of 40 short poetry films CHICAGO—The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce the debut of a new season of Poetry Everywhere with Garrison Keillor. This April, the short poetry film series returns to public television…

116. Poetry and Place

Annual Letter from John Barr, President of the Poetry Foundation   Dear Friends of   Poetry, Like the Jurassic shrew, poetry may seem an unlikely candidate to survive the next comet, let alone inherit the earth. Yet like that first of all mammals, poetry has…

33. Poet Ilya Kaminsky Appointed Director of Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute

Will lead Poetry Foundation’s ‘think tank’ for two-year term CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetrymagazine, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ilya Kaminsky as the new director of the Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute (HMPI). Kaminsky—a poet, critic, and translator—will begin his tenure…

107. Poetry Foundation Builds a Home in Chicago

Poetry Foundation building to be one of nation’s leading poetry centers, new Chicago cultural destination, and permanent home for Poetry magazine CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation announced today that it has begun construction of a new home (poetryfoundation.org/building) that will be Chicago’s first building…

189. In Memoriam: Ruth Lilly, 1915-2009

The staff and trustees of the Poetry Foundation are greatly saddened by Ms. Lilly’s death and honor her extraordinary legacy. CHICAGO—The Poetry Foundation is grateful for Ruth Lilly’s extraordinary generosity and kindness. The staff and trustees of the Poetry Foundation are greatly saddened by…

188. Ruth Lilly gestorben

Ruth Lilly, a noted philanthropist and last surviving great-grandchild of pharmaceutical magnate Eli Lilly, died Wednesday night at 94, a family spokesman said Thursday morning. Over the course of her life, Lilly gave away the bulk of her inheritance, an estimated $800 million. Yet…