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In Awe! Dorothea Lasky at Huffington Post January 3, 2014: They've done it again! We're in awe after reading Travis Nichols's superb interview with poet and trailblazer, Dorothea Lasky, just published at Huffington Post. There are almost 60 full-time performing arts high schools in the U.S., but no schools that focus primarily on poetry. How do you think kids could benefit from using poetry as a [...] by

Travis Nichols Goes Into the Vortex with Paul Killebrew at Huffington Post October 14, 2013: Travis Nichols talks with Paul Killebrew about his newly published second book, Ethical Consciousness, at Huffington Post. Why did you call your book Ethical Consciousness? Fair warning, I'm going to give you a really roundabout explanation for this. When I wrote these poems I worked at Innocence Project New Orleans, where I represented [...] by

‘I don’t think of the distance as safe at all’: Talking With Ron Padgett October 7, 2013: The Huffington Post smartly got poet, novelist, and former Harriet editor Travis Nichols to talk with national treasure Ron Padgett! Padgett's Collected Poems will be out in November from Coffee House Press; the book gathers material written over the past fifty years. "I return to Padgett's poetry again and again when I need inspiration, [...] by

The National Mall, Washington, D.C. January 21, 2013: Who: Richard Blanco What: President Obama's Second Inauguration When: January 21st, 2013 Where: The National Mall, Washington, D.C. *** “Knock knock.” “Who's there?” “Inaugural poem!” That's the approach I settled on as I biked down to the National Mall this morning. A good way in, I thought, much more likely to get [...] by