For The First Time Ever, City Of Dallas Seeks Poet Laureate For Serious EndeavorThe gig lasts two years, come with a $20,000 honorarium and Deep Vellum will publish a collection of their work.
Bonnie Parker's Poetry Book, Clyde Barrow's Watch Up For AuctionA book of poetry handwritten by Bonnie Parker and a watch belonging to Clyde Barrow are among items from the outlaw Texas couple being offered at auction.
America's Poets Fight Trump With WordsAmerica's leading poets are averse to Donald Trump, and they're not about to go gentle into that good night. Poetry slams and other literary events are being organized nationwide in the run-up to Trump's inauguration.
USPS Dedicates New Maya Angelou StampThe U.S. Postal Service is set to unveil a new limited edition forever stamp honoring the renowned poet and author Maya Angelou at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.
Best Local Poets In DFWNorth 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.
Best Poetry Events In DFWThere are several venues in North Texas that offer writing workshops, competitions and performance opportunities for aspiring poets and those who enjoy listening to poetry.
Best Venues For Spoken Word and Poetry Readings In DFWSlams 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.
Maya Angelou Cancels Denton College AppearanceNationally renowned poet Maya Angelou is recovering from a brief illness that forced her to cancel a planned speech in Texas.
Barrett & Browning Love Letters Go OnlineThe 573 love letters capturing the courtship, blossoming love and forbidden marriage of poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, have fascinated scholars and poetry fans.