Posts Tagged ‘Kay Ryan’

Arts Roundup: Bieber vs. Wale Edition

Morning, readers. It's Thursday; let's see what's going on in the world.
Outgoing Poet Laureate Kay Ryan gives her farewell reading tonight at the Library of Congress. It's free and she'll be signing books afterwards. Go!
Justin Bieber was nominated for a BET Award. He's up for Best New Artist, along with local favorite Wale. Bieber's in [...]

The Exit Interview: Poet Laureate Kay Ryan

In the two years she’s been the United States' poet laureate, Kay Ryan has published a book of poetry (The Best of It: New and Selected Poems) and supported community colleges (Poetry for the Mind’s Joy, a project focusing on work by community college students)—not to mention held readings and talks across the country. Before [...]

Tonight in Poetry: Jill McDonough and Atsuro Riley at Library of Congress

Poets Jill McDonough and Atsuro Riley, winners of the 2010 Witter Bynner fellowships, will read from their work tonight at the Library of Congress. The Fellowship recipients were selected by Poet Laureate Kay Ryan (right), who will introduce them.
McDonough, who is from Boston, is the author of Habeas Corpus, a 2008 collection of 50 sonnets. [...]