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Jun 08 2018

Dear Readers,

I’m proud that Poets.org is a trusted source of information about poets and poetry that is relied on by millions of readers of all ages, and many thousands of teachers and students. I, and our staff members, understand, therefore, that producing Poets.org comes with great responsibility.

May 31 2018

Two students have been named the winners of the Golden Shovel Anthology International Poetry Competition. More than 150 poems were submitted. The Golden Shovel Anthology (University of Arkansas Press, 2017) is a collection of poems inspired by a new poetic form invented by Academy Chancellor Terrance Hayes.