4th Fresno State Art Song Festival, 2021: Prize Winners

Top left to right: Micah Byers, Allen Gallego and Kana Kains. Bottom left to right: Lana Kains, Jeremy Boulton and Joshua Bravo

Six students were named as winners in the 4th Annual Art Song competition at Fresno State. During the competition, the poetry and composition finalists worked with vocalists to perform original works during the festival

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Reading series features Levine Prize winner, new podcast interviews

The university’s Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing will feature a virtual reading from the 2019 Philip Levine Prize for poetry winner and a half-dozen new podcast interviews with Fresno writers for its 2020-21 Fresno Poets’ Association reading series.

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Provost celebrates National Poetry Month with Levine and Boone’s ‘Our Valley’

"Our Valley" Poetry by Philip Levine, Music by Benjamin Boone from "The Poetry of Jazz, vol. 1"

In celebration of National Poetry Month, Fresno State Provost Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval offers a message of how poetry contributes to a greater sense of community and presents “Our Valley” a fusion of poetry and music by Philip Levine, an emeritus professor of English at Fresno State and former poet laureate of the United States, and Benjamin Boone, a Fresno State Music professor.

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Reading Series Features a Trio of Prize-Winning Poets

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Marisol Baca, Mark Irwinand

The Fresno State Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing will feature the Fresno Poet Laureate, the 2018 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry winner, and one of the founders of the groundbreaking Undocupoets campaign in its spring 2020 Fresno Poets’ Association reading series.

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Reading Series Features New Faculty, Professor Emeritus

C. G. Hanzlicek

The fall 2018 Fresno Poets’ Association reading series celebrates Fresno State writers, including an accomplished poet and professor emeritus, and a featured reading with two new fiction faculty from the Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing. Admission is free to all three community readings, which are sponsored by the Fresno State College of […]

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