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Alaska Poetry Out Loud registration open until Oct. 16

...Loud offers teachers a standards-based program to help students discover a range of poets from William Shakespeare to Rita Dove. Participating teachers receive free materials including a teacher's guide, lesson plans, and video and audio on...
Ordaz repeats as Poetry Out Loud champ

...Gilberto, a sophomore at Thunder Mountain High School, who recited "Caged Bird" by Maya Angelou" and "Testimonial" by Rita Dove.Also competing at the state level were Alexandra Dawn Weber, from Skagway School; Jillian Elaine Bjornstad from Sand...
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2011 Katchemak Bay Writers Conference registration now open

...Resort in Homer. This year's keynote presenter will be Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. The conference will feature 18 other award-winning, nationally-recognized authors, editors and agents who will...
Performer features works of int'l poets

...113 and admission is free. Davye performs the poetry of Pablo Neruda, Sharon Olds, Adrienne Rich, Philip Levine, Rita Dove and many others. Her Juneau appearance is sponsored by UAS Student Government and Activities.
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First Friday

...four U.S. poet laureates. Others include: James Agee, Robert Bly, Ursula LeGuin, Robert Hass, Jane Hirshfield, Rita Dove, Stanley Kunitz and Howard Nemerov. "How the Ink Feels" is on a six-city tour of Alaska, sponsored and coordinated...
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Students shine at state poetry competition

...immediate needs."Third place went to Whitney Winders from Wasilla's Colony High School, who read "American Smooth" by Rita Dove, "Bright Star" by John Keats and "Conversation" by AI. Winders' sonorous voice and confidence reminded this listener...


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