Celebrate Whitman’s 200th Birthday, and His Poetry, at Birthplace

Walt Whitman may have been born 200 years ago, for which there will be a celebration this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, at Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, but his legacy, and poetry in general, are alive and well in the area. Just ask WWBA’s Executive Director Read More …

Walt Whitman Birthplace Honors Over 100 Student Poets

The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association handed out awards Sunday at  its 32nd annual Student Poetry Contest award ceremony. This year’s theme was “Tribute” and the WWBA had hundreds of  people as well as local government officials attend, including Town Supervisor Chad Lupinacci. Pulitzer Prize-winner Vijay Seshadri Read More …