Philly’s arts office responds to the cultural and ethnic diversity that makes up our vibrant neighborhoods.
6 months ago
With the coronavirus pandemic in full swing and a state shutdown in place, poets are turning to the internet to stay connected.
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Thomas Devaney's new book of poems charts his complicated relationship with his home city of Philadelphia. Then, 1812 Productions, a local political satire group.
Air Date: December 24, 2019 10:00 amListen 49:01
The Liberian immigrant, social worker, and former Pew Fellow is committed to civic engagement through poetry.
12 months ago
Janet Ruth Falon is a Philly area Jewish poet who uses the intersections of her identity to make meaning of the world.
1 year agoListen 6:31
The 17th century author of “Paradise Lost” was a big fan of Shakespeare. The Free Library of Philadelphia is discovered to have his personal copy.
1 year ago
The poetry team is a safe haven and home-away-from-home for both poets and coaches — it provides a creative outlet and space to work through adversities.
1 year ago
WHYY's Morning Edition listeners celebrate their neighborhoods through haiku during National Poetry Month.
2 years ago
To mark the end of National Poetry Month, Ursula Rucker sat down with WHYY’s Jennifer Lynn to discuss her writing.
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