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The special 125th Anniversary issue of Poet Lore has arrived!  It opens with a chorus of poems on race--from reportage to meditations on labor, marriage, and folklore--and includes a portfolio of historic and personal perspectives on the journal. Visit our Current Issue section for a snapshot of the issue. Order your copy today!




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Up and Coming

Upcoming Events

Short is Beautiful: Haiku, Tanka & Free Verse
Sat, 31 Jan 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Art and Craft of Screenwriting and Adaptation (Glen Echo)
Sat, 31 Jan 2015
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

How to Write A lot
Sat, 31 Jan 2015
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Playwriting Master Class
Sat, 31 Jan 2015
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Sue Eisenfeld and Saundra Rose Maley
Sun, 01 Feb 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fiction III: Going From Good to Excellent (Capitol Hill)
Tue, 03 Feb 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Writing the Personal Essay
Wed, 04 Feb 2015
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Public Speaking for Writers
Wed, 04 Feb 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poetry and the Art of Personal Transformation
Thu, 05 Feb 2015
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Plotting Your Novel (Online)
Fri, 06 Feb 2015
All Day Event

Take Action: Rev Up Exercises
Fri, 06 Feb 2015
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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