Wick Poetry Center News

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 5:04pm
A poem about the presidency. Jane Hirshfield is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Her most recent collection is “The Beauty.” She will read this poem from the stage at the March for Science on April 22.  
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:20pm
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 proj...
March for Science banner
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:17pm
On April 22, 2017, demonstrators around the world will participate in a March for Science in a call to support and safeguard the scientific community, fact-based decision making, basic research, and freedom of sp...
Ya Too
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:47pm
The Wick Poetry Center is proud to be part of the twenty-two-member national...
Linda Zhao
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 5:28pm
The Wick Poetry Center is proud to be part of the twenty-two-member national...
Day Soe Wah 2
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 4:40pm
The Wick Poetry Center is proud to be part of the twenty-two-member national...
Usama Halak
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 9:08am
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...
Traveling Stanzas illustrations on utility boxes
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:44am
The Wick Poetry Center, in collaboration with the City of Kent and the university, have begun two new projects to place poetry into the heart of Kent. Each project will provide more opportunities for students and the people of Kent to be exposed to poetry in their daily lives thr...
Scribbles Coffee Co. Logo
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:06am
The Future Absence Tour kicked off at Scribbles Coffee Co. in Kent, Ohio on October 7. The Future Absence Tour was created by Monster House Press and features poet Richard Wehrenberg Jr. and short fiction writer Bella Bravo. The October 7 reading also featured Mallory Whitten, an...
Luna Negra logo
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 3:32pm
If you’re interested in sharing your writing or artwork with the Kent State Community, consider getting involved with Luna Negra, Kent’s own student-run literary journal. Submissions are now open for both visual arts and writing. Luna Negra has been a staple in the Kent State Co...

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