Posts Tagged ‘Poetry’


Prof. Joseph Heithaus Discusses Inaugural Poem with Maine Newspaper

“The poem that was read aloud Monday at President Obama’s second inauguration was deeply personal to the Maine poet who wrote it, scholars said, but its theme was universal: This country offers tremendous possibility, yet its real greatness stems from the unity of its citizenry,” writes Eric Russell in Maine’s Portland Press Herald. “Richard Blanco, […]

Originally posted: January 23, 2013

Denison University Professor David Baker Awarded Roethke Prize in Poetry

GRANVILLE, Ohio—Poet and Professor of English at Denison University David Baker has been awarded the prestigious Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize for his most recent volume of poetry, “Never-Ending Birds.” The Roethke Poetry Prize is awarded once every three years and is given for a book of poetry that has made an important contribution to […]

Originally posted: August 26, 2011