Rebecca Foust Named as Marin County Poet Laureate
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Rebecca Foust Named as Marin County Poet Laureate

2014 Dartmouth Poet in Residence at The Frost Place, Rebecca Foust, has been named as Marin County’s Poet Laureate! Her debut as Marin County Poet Laureate is set to take place on April 4 in San Rafael, CA, where she will read some of her poetry to the Marin County Board of Supervisors. Foust is the fifth … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Poet in Residence at The Frost Place The Frost Place in Franconia, New Hampshire, invites applications for a six-to-eight-week residency in poet Robert Frost’s former farmhouse, which sits on a quiet north-country lane with a spectacular view of the White Mountains, and which serves as a museum and conference center. The residency begins July … 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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Dartmouth on the Poet in Residence at The Frost Place – A History of Writing and Discovery

“The New England landscape [Frost] was writing about was already imperfect,” McLarney said. “It is not like he lived this pastoral ideal that most people think. He was also looking at a real, compromised world, but was able to create incredibly beautiful poems that are critical of humanity while never failing to find the beauty … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry | Luci Tapanahonso on The Favorite Poem Project

For the last three years, Luci Tapahonso, a creative writing professor and the first Navajo Nation poet laureate, has organized UNM’s reading in honor of the project. She said she has made it a tradition at every school she’s taught at to host a Favorite Poem Project reading during National Poetry Month. “I celebrate poetry … Continue reading