LATE BREAKING NEWS … Call for Papers; Poetry Course with Robert Pinsky; Call for Submissions

THE ASSOCIATION OF LITERARY SCHOLARS, CRITICS AND WRITERS: Call for Papers
for its 20th conference: October 27-30, 2016 at The Catholic University of America Washington, DC
The Program Committee for the 2016 Conference:
John Briggs, University of California-Riverside
Lee Oser, College of the Holy Cross
Ernest Suarez, Catholic University
Rosanna Warren, University of Chicago
Please note: everybody who participates must be a current member of the ALSCW. We encourage participation by creative writers as well as scholars and critics. The 2016 introductory membership rate for new members, graduate students, and retirees is $50. Renewals are $100. Visit our website at alscw.org for detailed information. Proposals of 300 words and a C.V. should be sent as email attachments to Ernest Suarez at <suarez@cua.edu> on or before May 1, 2016. DETAILS HERE

Robert Pinsky (b. 1940), American poet, essayist, literary critic and translator. Photo c Jarod C Bennedict under CC BY SA e.0

Robert Pinsky (b. 1940), American poet, essayist, literary critic and translator. Photo c Jarod C Bennedict under CC BY SA 3.0

THE ART OF POETRY ONLINE COURSE WITH ROBERT PINKSY: “In conjunction with Boston University and edX, Robert Pinsky is teaching a free, six-week online poetry course, which launched on March 29, 2016 [but it looks like you can still register and catch up.]. The class covers a wide range of material, from classics by Ben Jonson and Emily Dickinson to work by contemporary poets such as Elise Partridge and Yusef Komunyakaa. According to Pinsky, “this course is based on the conviction that the more you know about an art, the more pleasure you will find in it.” (Poetry Foundation DETAILS HERE

THE GALWAY REVIEW is open for submissions in English or Irish from anywhere in the world. DETAILS HERE

THE POET BY DAY: Submit your event, book launch and other announcements at least fourteen days in advance to thepoetbyday@gmail.com. Publication is subject to editorial discretion.

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