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Poetry and Poetics at Northwestern

The home of interdisciplinary scholarship on poetics at Northwestern.



Darrel Alejandro Holnes wins the 2020 Drinking Gourd Poetry Chapbook Prize

We are excited to announce that Darrel Alejandro Holnes‘ manuscript Migrant Psalms is the winner of the 2020 Drinking Gourd Poetry Prize. We are delighted...
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OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS: 9th Annual Drinking Gourd Poetry Chapbook Prize

  9th Annual  Drinking Gourd Chapbook  Poetry Prize   Application & Guidelines: Award                                                                                                                             Winner receives $350 prize money, publication by Northwestern University Press...
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Futures of Poetics

An occasional discussion series and working group devoted to open questions and new avenues for poetics scholarship.
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Reading Series 2018-2019

This year's exciting slate of readings, lectures, and workshops includes poets and scholars from around the world.
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Ama Codjoe: Winner of the 2019 Drinking Gourd Poetry Prize

We are truly excited to announce that the winner of the 2019 Drinking Gourd Poetry Prize is Ama Codjoe, with her manuscript Blood of...
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2018 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize Celebration!!

On Tuesday, January 29th, poets Thiahera Nurse & Andrew E. Colarusso will read from their newly released chapbooks: Some Girls Survive on Their Sorcery...
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A Look at “Spaces for Exchange”: A Symposium on Mandorla

On Friday, October 12th, 2018, several gathered on the Northwestern Evanston campus to celebrate Mandorla’s inclusion in the OpenDoor Archive. Here are a few...
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