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Semana Poética X Makes the News!

Dickinson’s 10th annual Poetry Week made the news in Prensa Latina thanks to an announcement made by Víctor Casaus! Take a look:  http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?optio…

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Eco-Friendly Paper Books

Margaret Atwood has been concerned about sustainability and the environment for years, and now her new book–In Other Worlds–will be printed on Eco-friendly straw paper! Read more about the project here: http://www.phillyburbs.com/blogs/book_ch…

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The Big Read

Margaret Atwood will be giving the keynote address at The Center For Fiction’s month-long series, “The Big Read: A Wizard of Earthsea.” The keynote event is on Wednesday, October 21st in New York City, and the entire Big Read celebration … Continue reading

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Sirena Poets coming to Dickinson College

This year is a big year for Sirena. We are currently in the midst of preparing our latest issue for publication, and we are in a unique position to welcome four Sirena poets to Dickinson College! Noel Luna, Víctor Casaus, … Continue reading

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The Poetry Society of America

Today The Poetry Society of America celebrates 100 years of existence. There will be a reading and celebration this evening at Cooper Union in New York. No less than five poets laureate will participate in the reading. Actress Maria Tucci … Continue reading

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Poetry in the News

Don’t miss this report on the Dodge Poetry Festival: http://nyti.ms/9PaTCd

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Our Facebook Image

For our Facebook icon we have chosen the illustration poet Michael Augustin contributed for the cover of our inaugural issue back in 2004. Over the years Michael and poet Sujata Bhatt have developed close connections to Sirena. They have also … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview

Readers of SIRENA will soon be able to enjoy some of Kristin Dykstra’s translations of Cuban poet Ángel Escobar. Not too long ago a few of her translations appeared in Jacket. http://jacketmagazine.com/38/escobar-poems.shtml

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Ana Merino Interview

If you read Spanish, please take a look at this fascinating interview with poet Ana Merino. Some of Ana’s poems appear in the new issue of SIRENA.  http://revistaliterariaazularte.blogspot…

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Welcome! Bienvenidos!

Welcome to the Sirena blog. On October 27th we present the 2010.2 issue of Sirena here at Dickinson College. This issue is dedicated to the poet Manuel Alcántara. In addition to an ample selection of his work, we include essays … Continue reading

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