Poetry

Join us this Thursday, April 13, at 6:00 pm at the Akron Art Museum for the first public poetry reading by the participants of our Traveling Stanzas: Writing Across Borders project. The project, made possible by a major grant from the John S. and James L.

The Wick Poetry Center is proud to be part of the twenty-two-member national Poetry Coalition (PoCo) united to promote the value poets bring to our culture and the important contribution poetry makes in the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds.

The Wick Poetry Center is proud to be part of the twenty-two-member national Poetry Coalition (PoCo) united to promote the value poets bring to our culture and the important contribution poetry makes in the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds.

The Wick Poetry Center is proud to be part of the twenty-two-member national Poetry Coalition (PoCo) united to promote the value poets bring to our culture and the important contribution poetry makes in the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds.

The Wick Poetry Center is proud to be part of the twenty-two-member national Poetry Coalition (PoCo) united to promote the value poets bring to our culture and the important contribution poetry makes in the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds. During the month of March, the Poetry Coalition launches its inaugural effort, Because We Come from Everything: Poetry & Migration.  

We are thrilled to be a finalist for the Knight Arts Challenge and to have our Traveling Stanzas project promote the voices of students, immigrants, and refugees in the city of Akron!

 

 

October 15 is National Poetry Day!  Please join us at the May Prentice House to celebrate. "Celebrating Our Own" is an annual poetry reading hosted by the Wick Poetry Center featuring our high school and undergraduate scholarship winners.

May Prentice House
Tuesday, October 15, 2014
7:30 p.m.

Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center presents the World Poetry Reading, a celebration of poetry from around the globe, on Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 317 at the Kent Student Center. The event is free and open to public.

The event, co-sponsored by Kent State’s Office of Global Education, will feature 12 readers from places such as Hungary, Syria, Colombia, Jordan, Georgia, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Russia, Germany, China and Saudi Arabia. They will share poems from their home countries.