Posts Tagged ‘Poet Laureate’

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 [...]