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Tracy K. Smith Named U.S. Poet Laureate

The U.S. Library of Congress has named Tracy K. Smith as the new U.S. Poet Laureate. Smith, 45, won the Pulitzer-Prize for her poetry collection Life on Mars and was a National Book Award finalist for nonfiction three years later for her memoir, Ordinary Light. She will serve a one-year term. According to Newsday: The […]

Summer Stories

The following is a message from author and editor Liza Wieland, who will lead the fiction workshop at the 2011 Squire Summer Writing Residency, July 14 – 17 in New Bern: “I first had a sense of myself as a writer when I attended a conference much like the Squire Summer Writing Residency, in Atlanta, […]