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Poetry Matters Project

Mission: to build community connections through collaboration under guise of poetry.
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Congratulations to Film maker, poet and past Poetry Matter Lit Prize Judge Pauline Findlay on the release of her new book. Glad to see this for her! For more information look below.

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We are so proud of Zana Seymour AKA Nakia Jade! She worked with Poetry Matters Project as our school program coordinator. Her dream was to work with youth. Not just give back but to pay it forward. We wish her well in this new endeavor. For more on the program see below.

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May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and thanks to the Academy of American Poets, we find poets which we learn about.


Today, we share a poem by Craig Santos Perez. Craig Santos Perez is an Indigenous ...

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We are proud to celebrate and congratulate anotherGeorgia based poetry group that has made it to year twenty!
Spitfire Poetry based in Savannah Georgia has hit this milestone! Here's the funny thing, had I not met and done this interview with fellow wordsmith, Marquice Williams, I would not ha...

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In keeping the magic of National Poetry Month alive. We share the thoughts of Poet Lucille Clifton on what poetry means. Hope it give you, dear poet inspiration.
Thank you Academy of American Poets for this video.

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In Celebration of Writers
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
7:30PM ET

Gala Host
SETH MEYERS

Honoring

VIET THANH NGUYEN
JAMES PATTERSON
SONIA SANCHEZ
Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Awards

and

SALLY KIM
Editor’s Award

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Congratulations to Sonia Sanchez, who has been awarded the 2022 MacDowell Medal. Sanchez, considered one of the most important writers from the Black Arts Movement, is the author of more than twenty books of poetry, children’s stories, and plays. Read more about Sanchez, plus poems, here.

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