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MFA creative writing students are going Rogue

Students from the Fresno State Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing and the English department will join acts from across the state in Fresno’s 16th annual Rogue Festival during the first two weekends of March. The Rogue Festival ...

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Words from third grade teacher inspires U.S. Poet Laureate

“She invited me to the front of the class and [I] sang ‘Three Blind Mice,’” Juan Felipe Herrera said. “It’s really funny, but to my surprise, now I go, ‘How did I do that?’” That was the moment the current ...

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Working-class poet

As Fresno’s first poet laureate, James Tyner is now tasked with endorsing poetry and literary arts, with the goal of increasing awareness of the city’s history of poetic accomplishment.

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Levine reception blends wine and friendship

Philip Levine, one of Fresno State’s most treasured professors of English and poetry, returned briefly from retirement over the weekend to celebrate the love of wine.

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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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