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The 2014 Poetry Out Loud National Finals will be at the Lisner Auditorium, The George Washington University, April 30 (semifinals will take place on April 29). Admission is free and open to the public and the semis and finals will also be webcast live at arts.gov.
Poetry Out loud
National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa and Poetry Foundation President Robert Polito announce the 2014 National Finals of Poetry Out Loud, April 29-30, 2014 - See more at: http://arts.gov/news/2014/2014-national-finals-poetry-out-loud#sthash.kefrgKwM.dpufPoetry Out Loud Finalists 2014
Here are a few of their choices:
And a few of their related lessons:
- All Together Now: Collaborations in Poetry Writing »
- "Animal Farm": Allegory and the Art of Persuasion »
- Animating Poetry: Reading Poems about the Natural World »
- Arabic Poetry: Guzzle a Ghazal! »
- Can You Haiku? »
- Carl Sandburg's "Chicago": Bringing a Great City Alive »
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