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Search on for burial site of America’s first published poet

Anne Bradstreet was the North American continent's first published poet, yet her legacy has largely been lost to time.

Leah Naomi Green wins Walt Whitman Award for debut poet

A debut poet from Greensboro, North Carolina, has received a prize named for one of the country's greatest writers.

Prison Poetry Workshop Volunteer Day

Do you believe our system of mass incarceration needs to change? Do you want to support the creative growth of those inside our nation's...

Tribute to Dreamers & MLK Poetry Contest

Submit the best original poem about today’s challenges associated with retooling God’s way to fulfill your dream. 1st & 2nd place award prizes. Open...
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UNCW’s Lumina Festival of the Arts happening until July 29

Whether you like painting, opera or slam poetry, there's something for everyone at UNCW's Lumina Festival of the Arts.
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Vietnam veteran uses poetry to heal, cope with PTSD

A Vietnam Veteran is helping veterans cope with post-traumatic stress disorder through poetry.

Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, whose work focused on war atrocities and denounced anti-Semitism and tyrannical dictators, has died. He...

Student’s poem predicts Panthers Super Bowl win

Watching the Carolina Panthers cap their season by hoisting the Vince Lombardi trophy would be poetic for a lot of fans. It already is for a student in Bladen County.

Shelby Stephenson is next NC poet laureate

An award-winning writer from Johnston County is Gov. Pat McCrory's choice as North Carolina's next poet laureate after his original pick departed last summer following criticism from the arts community over the selection process.

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