Schlagwort: Kay Ryan

Lustgarten Kampffeld Leseabenteuer

Ich wollte eins von den nur vier Gedichten von Louise Glück (die heute Geburtstag hat) aussuchen, die Jürgen Brôcan in seine großartige Anthologie „Sehen heißt ändern. Dreißig amerikanische Dichterinnen des 20. Jahrhunderts“ aufgenommen hat. Die Wahl fiel schwer, keines ließ kalt und jedes forderte…

16. Poems for people who think they don’t like poetry

When I was first asked to make a list of poetry collections for people who think they don’t like poetry, my first thought was, „Well, isn’t that just about everyone?“ Not quite–I do have nearly 2,000 friends on Facebook, of whom the majority are…

22. Lyrik auf die Straßen

Beim diesjährigen Sydney Writers’ Festival vom 18.-26. Mai werden die Müllautos zu Poesieträgern. Auf 11 Fahrzeuge werden Verse berühmter Dichter aufgesprüht, darunter W.B. Yeats, Judith Wright und Rainer Maria Rilke. Hier die Liste der Titel: Rainer Maria Rilke (from “Archaic Torso of Apollo”) (tr: Stephen…

98. Poetry Foundation Celebrates National Poetry Month

Free issues of Poetry, new educational resources, Record-a-Poem, and more   CHICAGO —The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce an exciting array of literary programs and poetry events across the country in celebration of National Poetry Month, April 2013. Poetry Fifty thousand free copies of Poetry’s…

3. American Life in Poetry: Column 391

BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Kay Ryan was our nation’s Poet Laureate at The Library of Congress for the 2008-2010 terms. Her poetry is celebrated for its compression; she can get a great deal into a few words. Here’s an example of a…

138. Lesbian Poet Wins Prestigious $500,000 Award

So many awards are bestowed on celebrities renowned only for their celebrity that the idea of excellence seems reduced to a sleazy walk on the red carpet in search of glitz and glam. But recently, Kay Ryan, a former U.S. poet laureate, received an…

87. Pulitzerpreis an Kay Ryan

In New York wurden die Gewinner der Pulitzerpreise bekanntgegeben. Nicht weniger als 13 verschiedene journalistische Sparten werden ausgezeichnet, während Literatur, Schauspiel und Musik zusammen mit ganzen 7 auskommen – drei davon an Geschichte, Biographie und „General Nonfiction“, also möglicherweise auch an Journalisten. (Rate mal,…

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…

29. Poetry International Web

Die erste von zwei Juliausgaben von PIW (Poetry International Web) ist erschienen mit Dichtern aus Kolumbien (zweisprachig) und den USA. Es sind aus Kolumbien Eduardo Cote Lamus Margarita Cardona und aus den USA Amy Beeder Kay Ryan Ron Silliman Außerdem mit 45 Poetry Clips…

121. Dear Fellow Poetry Lovers,

Let us remember that in the end we go to poetry for one reason, so that we might more fully inhabit our lives and the world in which we live them, and that if we more fully inhabit these things, we might be less…