Poetry of the Golden Generation: A Celebration of Southern Poets 50 Years of Age and Older

Kennesaw State University's CAREing Center‚ in partnership with the English department…

Georgia (Mar 20, 2002) — Poetry of the Golden Generation: A Celebration of Southern Poets 50 Years of Age and Older

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Kennesaw State University's CAREing Center‚ in partnership with the English department‚ sponsored a poetry competition for poets 50 years of age and older. Georgia's Poet Laureate David Bottoms judged the competition and will award prizes to the winners at a celebration Thursday‚ April 25. Keynote speaker will be Memye Curtis Tucker‚ poet and senior editor of "Atlanta Review." KSU English faculty and other poets will lead afternoon poetry workshops. The cost for the celebration day is $25. For reservations or information call 770−499−3340.



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Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚000‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.




A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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