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Alton Senior High School Poetry Grant: We can do it.

Awhile back I funded an annual program that provided monthly guest presenters to talk to students in the creative writing class at Alton Senior High School. There was a fine line-up, including a presentation on the Kwansaba form developed by the Eugene Redmond writing club. The St. Louis Poetry Society administered the grant. I dedicated […]

Poetry Out Loud Video Highights from AHS Competition

Last Saturday I was one of a panel of four judges for the regional Poetry Out Loud contest at Alton High School (Illinois). My fellow judges included the city editor of the Telegraph newspaper, a popular radio host, and the Madison County tax assessor. It was both fun and funny to be part of this […]