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The passion of poetry lives on through Levine

The Philip Levine Reading Room opened on May 5 in honor of the late poet laureate who died in 2015. “It was a journey of exploration, a journey of discovery, a journey of poetic imagination that brought us to this ...

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Philip Levine’s legacy remembered by student

He was just an average guy wearing a blue hospital gown and funky colored socks and who had a passion for poetry. “He had to stop and breathe every few minutes, but I waited patiently because I wanted to know ...

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Honoring Philip Levine with reading room

A national poet laureate’s legacy lives on and will give students a space to be inspired and explore their own creativity.   Philip Levine was a Pulitzer Prize winner who taught at Fresno State from 1958-92 and was the national ...

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Remembering Philip Levine

Philip Levine: A Celebration comes almost exactly one year after the professor emeritus and former National Poet Laureate, passed away. Levine was in the department of English for 30 years, however, passed away during Valentine’s Day in 2015. Saul Jimenez-Sandoval, ...

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Prominent Poets Perform at Tower Theater

Former Fresno State Professor and 18th Poet Laureate of the United States Philip Levine recites poetry at the Tower Theater. Former Fresno State Professor Peter Everwine also recited poetry.

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U.S. Poet Laureate visits campus

Once a year, the Librarian of Congress picks an American poet who will spend October through May raising awareness and appreciation of poetry. This year’s United States Poet Laureate is Fresno State’s own Philip Levine, who returned to campus Saturday night to be honored and to honor those who supported him during his long tenure at Fresno State.

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Library of Congress recognizes former Fresno State professor

The Library of Congress has appointed former Fresno State English professor Philip Levine new poet laureate consultant on Aug. 10.

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