Annie Balocating Prize for Poetry winner to be announced this week

By Kelsey Block On Wednesday, April 20, the Center for Poetry is hosting poet and MSU alumna Lindsay Tigue as a guest in the annual Spring Poetry Festival. In addition to her reading, Tigue will announce the winner of the 2016 Annie Balocating Undergraduate Prize for Poetry. This has been the contest’s biggest year yet,Continue reading “Annie Balocating Prize for Poetry winner to be announced this week”

Virginia poet laureate visits RCAH

By Kelsey Block “What I like most is following the words, following their sounds. A poem for me always starts as a phrase, a couple of words I hear together that just intrigue me,” Sofia Starnes, the poet laureate of Virginia, said. “Where will this word take me? It might open up a memory, somethingContinue reading “Virginia poet laureate visits RCAH”