Here’s your poetry in the news for this week.
Denver is hosting its first National Poetry Slam, and Suzy Q Smith will be there, which is reason enough to go; she’s an incredible performer!
This is a really nice article in the New York Times about poetry.
The Australian Poetry Slam‘s heats are currently taking place.
An article on taking poetry to heart/learning it by heart.
Why children need poetry according to the Huffington Post.
And finally, Wild Hollowfields at Upper Hollowfields Farm will be holding a series of workshops on everything from archaeology to poetry; an eclectic enough mix to get anyone’s attention!
Happy weeks all round!