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PEN America Awards Announced, Rowan Ricardo Phillips Wins in Poetry August 15, 2013: The 2013 winners are in! And this year Rowan Ricardo Phillips takes home the Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry, while Tomás Q. Morín is the runner up. A little about the award: The PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry of $5,000 is given in odd-numbered years and recognizes the high literary character of the published work to date of a [...] by

Taxi Cab Workshops with Mark Nowak May 6, 2013: Mark Nowak is at it again, taking the poetry workshop out of the classroom and situating it in some unexpected place. This time, we find ourselves in a NYC taxi. The New York Times reports on the culmination of Nowak's efforts at the PEN World Voices Festival, where veteran cab drivers performed poetry written in Nowak's workshop: These [...] by