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Goggin Repeats as NC Representative for Poetry Out Loud

Moore County high school student Casey Goggin was crowned the North Carolina champion of the 2014 Poetry Out Loud Competition for the second year in a row. That’s back-to-back championships for the sixteen-year-old from Pine Crest High School—officially making him a dynasty. At least in our books. Goggin recited complex poems “The Bad Old Days” […]

Poetry Out Loud Registration Now Open

From our friends at the North Carolina Arts Council: The N.C. Arts Council, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, and the Greensboro Public Library, invites NC students to participate in Poetry Out Loud to gain a deeper appreciation of great poetry through memorization and recitation. Poetry Out Loud seeks […]

The NEA and NC

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced the winners of its 2013 Grant Awards, and the Writingest State is well-represented. Ansel Elkins and Rachel Richardson, both of Greensboro, and David Rigsbee of Raleigh, who led the poetry workshop at the Network’s 2010 Squire Summer Writing Residency, received literature fellowships for poetry. In addition, the […]