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The Fire’s Edge by Nancy Richardson Available for Pre-Order

Friend of The Frost Place Nancy Richardson’s poems concern coming of age in the rust-belt of Ohio during a period of decay of the physical and political structures that made the region once solid and predictable.  These are poems that chart the shifting of the foundations upon which a life is built and the unpredictability of … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Magazine Article by Luci Tapahanso, 1995 Dartmouth Poet in Residence

At the beginning of Navajo time, the Holy People (Diyin Dine’é) journeyed through three worlds before settling in Dinétah, our current homeland. Here they took form as clouds, sun, moon, trees, bodies of water, rain and other physical aspects of this world. That way, they said, we would never be alone. Today, in the fourth world, when a Diné (Navajo) baby is born, the umbilical cord is buried near the family home, so the child is connected to its mother and the earth, and will not wander as if homeless. . . Continue reading

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DEADLINE JUNE 29: Poetry Seminar at The Frost Place

2016 Poetry Seminar Faculty: Patrick Donnelly, Ilya Kaminsky, and Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon Friends in poetry–the deadline to apply for the Poetry Seminar at The Frost Place is just around the corner. This is the last chance to experience a transformative week of writing, reflecting, and learning in the White Mountains with our incredible faculty. Apply … Continue reading