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Glascock Poetry Contest

Apr 15, 2009 by Leigh Mantle

Kathryn Irene Glascock Photo It's time for the 86th Annual Kathryn Irene Glascock '22 Intercollegiate Poetry Contest!  The two day event will begin on Friday, April 17, 2009 with a "Life and Letters" conversation with the judges in the Stimson Room (a poet's haven on the 6th floor of Williston Library) at 3:00pm.  The competition will be held that night at 8:00pm in Gamble Auditorium, Art Building.  On Saturday, April 18, 2009 there will be a Judges' Reading and announcement of the winner in the Stimson Room at 10:30am. 

Participating Schools and Students                              Poet-Judges
American University - Miriam Callahan                              
Erica Dawson
Bennington College: Sarah Brenner                                  
Rachel Hadas
Mount Holyoke College: Emily Yates '11                        Baron Wormser
Smith College: Georgia Pearle
University of Pittsburgh: Kelly Forsythe
Yale University: Elisa Gonzalez

If you can't wait for Friday, check out the Stimson Room display this week for participating judges' poetry. 

It's also National Poetry Month, so here are a few websites to help celebrate!

* Poetry & Literature Center and Poetry Resources from the Library of Congress

* Massachusetts Poetry Events in April from the Academy of American Poets

* Poetry Society of America and the Poetry Foundation

From The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot / 2009 National Poetry Month Poster

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