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Verse Like Water presents poet Kwame Dawes

Verse Like Water: the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College presents poet, actor, and novelist Kwame Dawes at noon on November 19 in the Chalberg Theatre, Brainerd campus. This live event will be followed by a book signing and craft talk. The community is invited to attend this free...
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Kwame Dawes and the Poetry Foundation reintroduce ‘American Life in Poetry’

On March 15, 2021, award-winning poet, author, and editor Kwame Dawes, Ph.D., published his first weekly column as editor of “American Life in Poetry,” a free weekly column for newspapers and online publications featuring a poem by a contemporary American poet as part of a partnership between the Poetry Foundation in Chicago and University of Nebraska Lincoln. Dawes also relaunched americanlifeinpoetry.org as a new and engaging website to connect people to poetry through interests, geography and representation.
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Kwame Dawes, Ph.D., and the Importance of Poetry in American Life.

Award-winning poet, author, and Editor Kwame Dawes, Ph.D., joined American Life in Poetry as its new editor in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Dawes is the author of twenty-two books of poetry and numerous other books of fiction, criticism, and essays. His awards include an Emmy, National Press Club Joan Friedenberg Award for Online Journalism, the Forward Poetry Prize, and the Musgrave Silver Medal for contribution to the Arts in Jamaica, the Governor’s Award for service to the arts in South Carolina, a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Windham Campbell Prize for Poetry.
CHICAGO, IL

Kwame Dawes

“The site allows for readers to dig deeper into what they may see in the newsletter or on social media,” Dawes said. “We want readers to stay on the site for awhile and get comfortable with poetry, or to find new ways to engage with poems whether that’s through a love of sports or geography.”
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Kwame Dawes and the Poetry Foundation reintroduce American Life in Poetry

Award-winning poet, author, and editor Kwame Dawes, PhD, has published his first weekly column as American Life in Poetry editor, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and relaunches a new and engaging website to connect people to poetry through interests, geography, and representation. Dawes carries the...
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Kwame Dawes and the Poetry Foundation reintroduce ‘American Life in Poetry’

On March 15, 2021, award-winning poet, author, and editor Kwame Dawes, Ph.D., published his first weekly column as editor of “American Life in Poetry,” a free weekly column for newspapers and online publications featuring a poem by a contemporary American poet as part of a partnership between the Poetry Foundation in Chicago and University of Nebraska Lincoln. Dawes also relaunched americanlifeinpoetry.org as a new and engaging website to connect people to poetry through interests, geography and representation.
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Kwame Dawes and the Poetry Foundation Reintroduce American Life in Poetry

CHICAGO, March 15, 2021 — Award-winning poet, author, and editor Kwame Dawes, PhD, today published his first weekly column as American Life in Poetry editor, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and relaunches a new and engaging website to connect people to poetry through interests, geography, and representation.
CHICAGO, IL