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Walt Whitman's Tomb

Located about five miles from Philadelphia, Harleigh Cemetery is home to the tomb of American poet and transcendentalist Walt Whitman (1819-1892), who designed the burial site himself. The cemetery is open Monday through Saturday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

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Bennington Band Honors Late Poet

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A. N. Devers
7.1.09

A group of writing instructors and students who over the years formed a ragtag band during late-night impromptu jam sessions at the Bennington Writing Seminars released their first CD earlier this year. Titled Let's Doghouse: A Tribute to Liam Rector, the compilation serves as a memorial to the founding director of the Writing Seminars, a poet, who passed away two years ago.

An Editor Remembered: Postcard From New York City

by
Todd Boss
2.17.09
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Against a backdrop of snowfall and accompanied by the jazz strains of “A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square,” a memorial service for the legendary W. W. Norton editor Carol Houck Smith, who died late last year at the age of eighty-five, was held recently at St. Peter’s Church in New York City.

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