Anita Skeen, founder of the RCAH Center for Poetry, in full Ravenclaw regalia. We were thrilled to find this February 11 story in MSU Today about our beloved founder, Anita Skeen. Click this link to read more about Anita’s fascinating journey from Appalachia to East Lansing, and her campaign to start our Center for Poetry.
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Folklorists visit Center for Poetry as part of Fall Writing Festival
My heart, my soul, my spirit flies, As I walk with granny one more time… Folklorists Michael and Carrie Nobel Kline joined the RCAH Center for Poetry as part of the annual Fall Writing Series. Throughout the week of October 27, the musicians visited classes, facilitated conversations and gave a performance in the RCAH Theater.Continue reading “Folklorists visit Center for Poetry as part of Fall Writing Festival”
Barbara Presnell at the Fall Writers Series
Today, the RCAH Center for Poetry is pleased to welcome North Carolina poet Barbara Presnell to our Fall Writers Series. At 3 pm in Snyder C302, she’ll be leading a conversation about documentary poetry, which includes exploring family documents (letters, journals, and such), census reports, and family legends and giving them life on the page. Then,Continue reading “Barbara Presnell at the Fall Writers Series”