Ford Foundation

David Hassler, director of the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University, reads a poem during the River of Words poetry reading in the center’s Poetry Park. The Poetry Coalition, of which the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University is a founding member, will benefit from a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation. To be given over two years, the grant, which will be administered by the Academy of American Poets, will enable the founding members of the coalition to produce national programs on themes...

David Hassler, director of the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University, reads a poem during the River of Words poetry reading in the center’s Poetry Park. Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center to benefit from grant The Poetry Coalition, of which the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University is a founding member, will benefit from a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation. To be given over two years, the grant, which will be administered by the Academy of American Poets, will enable the founding...