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  • Natasha Trethewey, 46, named U.S. poet laureate

     
    The Library of Congress announced that 46-year-old Natasha Trethewey will be U.S poet laureate for 2012-2013.
  • Poetry Magazine gets a little rock 'n' roll with Lou Reed

     
    Rocker Lou Reed exposes his literary side in a piece in Poetry Magazine addressed to his onetime teacher, the ill-fated writer Delmore Schwartz.

    City Lights: The Poet Laureate of reader comments

    Last week, Times Community News got a surprise visit from a poet. No, Rita Dove or Mark Strand didn't stop by the newsroom. But our story on DrunkRescue, a new Huntington Beach business that offers rides home for out-on-the-town drunks, got an online...

    Authors rock Chicago's Metro with Story Week

    Authors rock Chicago's Metro with Story Week
    Does the term "literary rock 'n' roll" sound like an oxymoron? When you hear the word "reading," do you think of a self-important blowhard droning on while you snooze? Each year since 1996, the Fiction Writing Department of Columbia College Chicago...

    National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medals announced

     
    The White House announced the recipients of the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medals today. Poet Rita Dove (above) is the leading literary figure among the seven who will receive the National Medal of Arts, joining actor...