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Indiana seeks poet laureate candidates

INDIANAPOLIS | The deadline to apply for a two-year appointment as Indiana's poet laureate is Thursday.

July 26, 2013 11:30 am Related

PNC English Club offers poetry competition with prizes

WESTVILLE | The Purdue University North Central English Club will present its PoetryPalooza 2013 Competition and Open Mic event from 7 to 9 p.m. April 18 in the Library-Student Faculty Building Assembly Hall, Room 02.

March 31, 2013 12:00 am
Poet with local ties captures spirit of lakeshore using haiku

Poet with local ties captures spirit of lakeshore using haiku

For Paula McHugh, who grew up in Gary, summers in the 1950s meant time at Indiana Dunes State Park where her father, Gene Czarnecti, was a lifeguard.

September 02, 2012 12:00 am
Best of Show artist is happy to share her many talents

Best of Show artist is happy to share her many talents

Several Crown Point High School art students received awards at the 38th annual Tri-County Junior/Senior High School Art Exhibition hosted by South Shore Arts at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster.

July 12, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana poet laureate coming to PUC Tuesday

HAMMOND | Indiana Poet Laureate Karen Kovacik will help Purdue University Calumet observe National Poetry Month when she comes to campus to read several of her published pieces at 11 a.m., Tuesday in YJean Chambers Hall of the Student & Union Library, accessible from 173rd Street, three …

March 29, 2012 12:00 am
Poet reflects on family, friends and life after 93 years

Poet reflects on family, friends and life after 93 years

David Gott says he thinks in poetry, and at 93, he is finally printing those thoughts to share with others.

March 14, 2012 12:00 am
Westchester Intermediate School students learn from local poet

Westchester Intermediate School students learn from local poet

Author Ryan Steinbeck offers some suggestions to sixth-grader Jacob Waters about his poem about a globe Friday at Westchester Intermediate School in Chesterton.

January 27, 2012 2:35 pm
Westchester Intermediate School students learn from local poet

Westchester Intermediate School students learn from local poet

Kendall Klaiber ponders how to begin her poem about a chair Friday during a session with Chesteron poet Ryan Steinbeck, who visited with students at Westchester Intermediate School. Steinbeck, a published author, encouraged the kids to work at writing because success is possible.

January 27, 2012 2:35 pm
Westchester Intermediate School students learn from local poet

Westchester Intermediate School students learn from local poet

Poet Ryan Steinbeck talks to sixth-graders Friday at Westchester Intermediate School.

January 27, 2012 2:35 pm

H-F alumnus takes part in celebration of new Poetry Foundation

FLOSSMOOR | In June, Homewood-Flossmoor High School alumnus and Flossmoor resident Kanoa Mulling was invited to become a part of literary history, as he read and recorded a poem at the dedication of the new Chicago headquarters of the Poetry Foundation.

July 29, 2011 12:00 am
Writers "PoPP" into action

Writers "PoPP" into action

CROWN POINT | The attire was festive and the smiles were broad as the Indiana Writers' Consortium awarded Lake Street Elementary School's poetry winners with "Power of Poetry" medallions, a magazine containing their winning poems and monetary gifts.

May 12, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Poetry Club remembers student killed

Poetry Club remembers student killed

The Thornridge High School Poetry Club's annual Renaissance honored a former student Destin Hernandez with a day of poetry, art and music. Hernandez was killed in a drive-by shooting in May 2010.

May 04, 2011 5:39 pm
School dedicates Renaissance to shooting victim

School dedicates Renaissance to shooting victim

Thornridge High School Poetry Club member and senior Davion Russell rehearses before the poetry club's annual TR Renaissance event Wednesday in which students show off their artistic talents. This year's event was a tribute to the late Destin Hernandez, a 15-year-old student, who was shot an…

May 04, 2011 4:55 pm
School dedicates Renaissance to shooting victim

School dedicates Renaissance to shooting victim

Thornridge High School Poetry Club member Tyrell Vaughn reads his poem "The Longest Interlude" during the annual TR Renaissance event Wednesday in which students show off their artistic talents. This year's event was a tribute to the late Destin Hernandez, a 15-year-old student, who was shot…

May 04, 2011 4:55 pm
School dedicates Renaissance to shooting victim

School dedicates Renaissance to shooting victim

Family members of Destin Hernandez listen to students from the Thornridge High School Poetry Club read at the annual TR Renaissance event Wednesday in which students show off their artistic talents. This year's event was a tribute to the late Destin Hernandez, a 15-year-old student, who was …

May 04, 2011 4:55 pm

Reception and poetry reading celebrate 4th Friday Arts

CROWN POINT | 4th Friday Arts will celebrate its fourth year from 6 to 9 p.m Friday with an Artists' Reception in the lower level shops of the Old Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square, and a Poetry Reading and Open Mic Night at South Shore Arts Center, 138 S. Main St.

March 24, 2011 12:00 am
Nikki Giovanni urges locals to mine Gary's history

Nikki Giovanni urges locals to mine Gary's history

Writers aspiring to follow in the footsteps of poet Nikki Giovanni should survey their own backyards. That includes you, budding talents in Gary.

February 25, 2011 12:00 am Related
Poetry in the 21st Century

Poetry in the 21st Century

The words of Frost, Browning and Poe, written so long ago, endure in our lexicon with a tenacity that defies the whirlwinds of fads and technological revolutions. But does poetry really have relevance today?

January 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Poetry in the 21st Century

Poetry in the 21st Century

Artist Kitty Wolf makes the connection between poetry and art: “Poetry is a very big part of the arts picture. The arts articulate what’s going on in the world around us, and poetry is a voice in the arts.”

December 21, 2010 10:53 am
Poetry in the 21st Century

Poetry in the 21st Century

Ninety-four-year-old Yvonne Elshout is a two-time La Porte County laureate winner and Coffeen poetry club member. Her poetry has been published in the book “Perceptions.”

December 21, 2010 10:57 am
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