Poetry

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Best Local Poets In DFW

North Texas has its share of nationally and internationally known poets who are published or perform at slams and other events. Here is a short list of some of DFW’s best poetic artists.

11/18/2013

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Best Poetry Events In DFW

There are several venues in North Texas that offer writing workshops, competitions and performance opportunities for aspiring poets and those who enjoy listening to poetry.

04/01/2013

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Best Venues For Spoken Word and Poetry Readings In DFW

Slams provide an avenue for poets to share their work with an enthusiastic audience. Celebrate National Poetry Month this April with some of these amazing spoken word events in the Dallas and Forth Worth areas.

03/26/2012

Maya Angelou speaks during the AARP Magazine's 2011 Inspire Awards at the Ronald Reagan Building on December 9, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Maya Angelou Cancels Denton College Appearance

Nationally renowned poet Maya Angelou is recovering from a brief illness that forced her to cancel a planned speech in Texas.

02/21/2012

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Barrett & Browning Love Letters Go Online

The 573 love letters capturing the courtship, blossoming love and forbidden marriage of poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, have fascinated scholars and poetry fans.

02/14/2012