Making up for lost time: Postcards from the Voyage of Robin Coste Lewis

By Laurie Hollinger Robin Coste Lewis closing out the Spring Poetry Festival, on April 27, 2016. Click the image to view more photos from her visit.       On April 27, the Center for Poetry hosted a visit by Robin Coste Lewis, author of the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry winning Voyage ofContinue reading “Making up for lost time: Postcards from the Voyage of Robin Coste Lewis”

2016 Haiku Hike at MSU Science Festival

Photo by Michael Rehling   On Sunday, April 17, the Center for Poetry took part in the 2016 MSU Science Festival, a 12-day annual event that takes place not only on campus, but at various locations in the East Lansing region, and also in greater Detroit. The Center’s contribution was the haiku hike, during whichContinue reading “2016 Haiku Hike at MSU Science Festival”

Poem of the Week: “Ein Künstlerroman,” by Alan Michael Parker

With an eye toward summer break, we leave you with our final poem of the week selection for 2015-16.   Ein Künstlerroman   When I was young, I lived for a summer   in an apartment with five other graduate students in a city called Here We Go,   and we had no shower, noContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “Ein Künstlerroman,” by Alan Michael Parker”