Schlagwort: Poetry Foundation

28. Nathaniel Mackey Awarded 2014 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

Award recognizes lifetime accomplishment with $100,000 prize May 6, 2014 The Poetry Foundation is honored to announce the winners of two poetry awards. The 2014 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, which honors a living U.S. poet for outstanding lifetime achievement, is awarded to Nathaniel Mackey;…

24. 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship Winners Announced

$75,000 in prizes awarded to five young poets CHICAGO —The Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine are pleased to announce the five recipients of 2013 Ruth Lilly Fellowships: Harmony Holiday, Matthew Nienow, Hannah Sanghee Park, Natalie Shapero and Phillip B. Williams. Among the largest awards offered to…

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…

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…

74. 2011 Prizes for Contributors to Poetry Announced

Nine prizes awarded to poets, critics, and essayists featured in the magazine over the past year CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine are proud to announce the winners of nine awards for contributions to Poetry over the past year. The prizes are awarded for poems and…

2. 2011 Ruth Lilly Fellowship Winners Announced

Geldregen für junge Dichter: $75,000 in prizes awarded to five young poets CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine are pleased to announce the five recipients of 2011 Ruth Lilly Fellowships: Olivia Clare, T. Zachary Cotler, Farnoosh Fathi, Alison Seay, and Marcus Wicker. Among the…

75. Poetry Foundation Announces Library Open House

CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetrymagazine, will host an open house to celebrate the expanded hours and programs of its library. Festivities include readings by local poets of favorite poems from the library collection, poetry fortune-telling, poetry recording sessions, and a scavenger hunt….

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…

39. American Life in Poetry Celebrates Sixth Anniversary

Free Column Restores Tradition of Poetry in Newspapers CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce the sixth anniversary of American Life in Poetry, a project that brings free poetry content to newspapers around the country. Founded by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser,…

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…

117. “Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Poetry” Released

Compiled by the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute in collaboration with American University’s Center for Social Media and Washington College of Law CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetrymagazine, is pleased to announce the publication of “Code of Best Practices in Fair Use…

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…

45. 56th Annual Poetry Day with Frank Bidart

Acclaimed Poet to Read at Chicago’s Harold Washington Library CHICAGO—The Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine are pleased to present the 56th annual Poetry Day. Award-winning poet Frank Bidart will be the featured reader at the celebration in Chicago. What:     56th Annual Poetry Day featuring…