From the Awards

Poet’s House Events

This flyer comes to us from Poet’s House, a fantastic organization in downtown Manhattan.  Besides the normal, excellent workshops, this week they are announcing a special (free) workshop with Naomi Shahib Nye and Kim Stafford.   It takes place in January, but space is limited, so reserve a spot today! Click to see the flyer! Poet’s […]

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ANNOUNCING: The 2013 Class of the National Student Poets Program

The second class of National Student Poets was appointed at the Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, DC on September 22, 2013. The Poets will serve as literary ambassadors through the National Student Poets Program (NSPP), the nation’s highest honor for young poets presenting original work. Sojourner Ahebee, age 17, of Interlochen, MI […]

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More Great News!

Three more NYC Scholastic winners are going to be featured in a special exhibition. The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities are going to showcase the following works: Jasmine Clarke’s Me Megan Basladua’s Waterfall 1 Anya Katz’s Besia The yearlong exhibition will be held at The Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education building […]

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Best Teen Writing heads up!

Six students from New York are going to be appear in The Best Teen Writing of 2013! Congratulations to all them! 1. Isabella Giovannini, a Portfolio Gold Medalist, Thin Ice (Personal Essay/Memoir) 2. Serina Chang, 10th grade, Skipping Rocks (Flash Fiction) 3. Gabriella Gonzales, 11th grade, Bronx Rooftop Song (Poetry) 4. John Lhota, 9th grade, […]

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Butterfield

My New York is not a city; it is a town. While I walk the streets of my neighborhood, I feel sheltered from the hustle and bustle of city life, and one of the local establishments that makes my New York unique is Butterfield Market. Butterfield Market is a traditional and inviting green grocer that […]

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