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Four Emerging Poets Make Annual "Discovery"

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Online Only, posted 6.29.06

Four poets were recently named winners of the 32nd annual "Discovery"/the Nation Poetry Prizes.

Nicky Beer of Columbia, Missouri; Eric Leigh of San Francisco; Shara Lessley of Hamilton, New York; and Sand Tseng of Pittsburgh each received $500, publication in the Nation, and an all-expenses-paid trip to read at the 92nd Street Y in New York City.

James Richardson, Laurie Sheck, and Elizabeth Spires judged. The prizes, sponsored by the 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center and the Nation, are given to poets who have not yet published a book of poems. Previous winners include Mary Jo Bang, Nick Flynn, Debora Greger, Katha Pollitt, Mary Jo Salter, Sherod Santos, Arthur Smith, Gary Soto, David St. John, Yerra Sugarman, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and Rosanna Warren.

 

City Guide

by Jen Michalski

Author Jen Michalski takes us on a tour of the many literary sites writers should visit while strolling the gritty streets of Baltimore.

Upcoming Events
Poetry
Reading/Panel/Performance
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
October 23, 2014 - 9:00am
Fiction
Reading
Taylor Books Cafe
October 23, 2014 - 5:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Talk
Barnes & Noble DePaul Center
October 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Workshop/Panel
Poet's House
October 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading
Alpine Branch Library
October 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
Conferences & Residencies
Residency
West Cork, Ireland
Residency
Riga, Latvia
Conference
Charlotte, North Carolina
Writing Contests
Provincetown OuterMost Community Radio
University of Evansville
American Library Association
Magazine Articles

by Mira Ptacin

November/December 2014

Despite struggles, libraries are learning to navigate the ever-changing, and often cost-prohibitive, landscape of digital lending.

 

by Staff

Politics & Prose replaces Barnes & Noble as official National Book Festival bookseller; new Berryman volume and reissues released; Carlos Lozada named nonfiction book critic at the Washington Post; and other news.

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