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Seeking Former Winners of Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest

Whether you were a first, second or other winner of the Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest between 2014 and 2017 or perhaps earlier when the contest was managed by the Pawtucket Arts Council; I am seeking former winners to participate in … Continue reading

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Fourth Year of Grant Funding

Just learned I will receive another year of grant funding for Galway Kinnell Poetry. However, this year I will be trying something different. Instead of a contest, I plan on gathering past year contest winners to hold a festival of … Continue reading

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Borrowed From The Wild A Celebration of Nature and Environment in Poetry

Borrowed From The Wild A Celebration of Nature and Environment in Poetry Borrowed from the Wild, A celebration of nature and the environment in Poetry. Stillwater Books, 175 Main Street will host a National Poetry Month event to honor Earth … Continue reading

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Stillwater Publishing opens Bookstore in Pawtucket

Last week Pawtucket gained a bookstore, opened by Steve and Dawn Porter of Stillwater Publishing. I am sure Galway Kinnell would be pleased to see this new venture in his home city. I invite all poets and book lovers who … Continue reading

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Third Annual Galway Kinnell Pawtucket Celebrates Poetry Reading Highlights – September 24, 2017

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Winners and Third Annual Pawtucket Poetry Celebration!

The Pawtucket Arts Festival, The Samaritans of Rhode Island and Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest coordinator, Patti McAlpine invite you to attend the third annual Pawtucket Poetry Celebration on Park Place. This arts festival event will take place Sunday, September 24, … Continue reading

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Twenty plus Poets and Sixty-Three Poems

Thanks to all that submitted poems this year to the Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest. We received sixty-three poems from twenty plus poets from around Rhode Island and New England. Over the past week, I have had the pleasure of reading … Continue reading

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