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Monday’s Poems: ‘Hearsay’ and ‘First Frost on Windshield,’ by L.S. Klatt
November’s odd and cruel surprises will wake us up. With notes from Poetry Editor Lisa Russ Spaar.
Art Schools Offer High-School Students a Summer Preview
Potential applicants get a feel for serious, full-time art immersion, and art schools get on talented students’ radar. That’s win-win, writes Daniel Grant.
Monday’s Poems: Three by Jane Hirshfield
With notes from poetry editor Lisa Russ Spaar on “Bruises,” “The Promise,” and “Sometimes the Heart Is a Shallow Autumn River.”
The Word on Writers’ Conferences
They can inspire you or mire you. Choose wisely, Elise Blackwell counsels in her monthly column.
Monday’s Poems: ‘Vanished Harvest’ and ‘Bludgeon-Man,’ by Larissa Szporluk
Welcome to the heartland noir of a dangerous autumn. With notes from A&A poetry editor Lisa Russ Spaar.
Alum Gives Bard Conservatory $9.2M
The money from László Z. Bitó will be used for a new building at the rapidly growing institution.
Harn Museum at U. of Florida to Open New Asian-Art Wing
The 26,000-square-foot addition will allow exhibition of more items from the Harn’s 2,000 Asian works.
Juilliard Pianist Wins Prestigious Monk Competition
Los Angeles native Kris Bowers receives $25,000 and a recording contract.
Monday’s Poem: ‘To Poetry,’ by Edward Hirsch
A wry, savvy ode to inspiration owed. With notes from A&A’s poetry editor, Lisa Russ Spaar.
Desired Learning Outcome: Go a Little Nuts
You’ve got to be a bit insane to study the arts, writes Charles O’Connor. And that’s why they’re so crucial.
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