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Tag Archives: A.R. Ammons

Tar River Poetry Offers Expedited Submissions

Tar River Poetry was born in 1978, which means they’re coming up on their fortieth anniversary! Produced at East Carolina University in Greenville, Tar River Poetry publishes twice each year. The Spring 2017 issue featured a review of Peter Makuck’s collection Mandatory Evacuation, as well as poems by NCWN regional reps Catherine Carter and Karen […]

The A. R. Ammons Literary Scholarship

Southeastern Community College in Whiteville, North Carolina, has established the A. R. Ammons Literary Scholarship. A.R. Ammons, an inductee of the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame, was born in Columbus County in 1926. He has been described as a major American poet in the tradition of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman. Generally opting […]

The Wall Poems of Charlotte

In Charlotte, the writing is on the wall—literally. The Wall Poems of Charlotte is a poetry initiative founded in April of this year. The goal? To create murals that “bring poetry to the people, all of whom deserve access to it and to whom it belongs.” The murals, designed by students in the Advertising and […]

Poems by A.R. Ammons Basis for New Song Cycle

Poems by North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductee A.R. Ammons form the basis for a new song cycle by Raleigh composer Dr. J. Mark Scearce. On Saturday, October 27 at 8:00 pm, the Mallarmé Chamber Players will present a concert of art songs, including the world première of a song cycle based on The […]