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JFK at Amherst: Honoring Robert Frost and Poetry

WBUR’s Radio Boston recently ran a segment on one of John F. Kennedy’s most memorable speeches. In 1963, Kennedy spoke at the Robert Frost Library groundbreaking ceremony held at Amherst College. “When power corrupts, poetry cleanses,” Kennedy said, referencing Frost’s purposeful union between poetry and power. We love this speech by Kennedy. It reminds us why poetry and Robert Frost … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 31, 2017, 1:47 pm

Upcoming Deadline: Conference on Poetry Applications Due June 1

Time is running out to apply to the Conference on Poetry at The Frost Place! Don’t let this amazing poetry opportunity pass you by! Apply today. What participants have said about the Conference on Poetry at The Frost Place: “The Frost barn poetry readings were magic.  I’ll never forget those nights.  Group sessions, workshops & just … Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 30, 2017, 7:17 pm

Valley News’s Article About Vievee Francis

Check out this awesome write-up about poet Vievee Francis in Valley News. Francis is a former Frost Place poetry program faculty member and current member of the Board of Trustees at The Frost Place! Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 30, 2017, 3:20 pm

Sneak a Peak at “Henry Kissinger, Mon Amour” by Conor Bracken

Check out this great article from the University of Houston about Conor Bracken, 2017 chapbook fellow at The Frost Place. The article also features a poem from Bracken’s upcoming chapbook, Henry Kissinger, Mon Amour, which will be published by Bull City Press this summer!   Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:32 pm

Watch Cornellcast’s “In a Word” featuring Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon and Dagmawi Woubshet

2016 Poetry Seminar faculty member Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon was featured on Cornellcast’s “In a Word” yesterday. Catch the event here! Continue reading
Author: thefrostplace
Posted: May 24, 2017, 12:56 pm

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