By Elena Goodenberger MFA Graduate Student Ten years ago, Barack Obama was finishing up his first year in the White House, the must-have new technology was the iPhone 3GS, and Tabula Poetica: The Center For Poetry at Chapman University was founded. Over the past ten years, Dr. Anna Leahy and her Tabula Poetica team have
How To Take Part in National Poetry Month by Meg Boyles April is more than a time for showers; it’s National Poetry Month. Since 1996, the Academy of American Poets has spearheaded this month-long celebration of the art form, in order to remind us to appreciate and be inspired by the power of poetry. If you’re
Tabula Poetica’s Annual Poetry Reading Series continues Monday, November 27, 2017 with poet Genevieve Kaplan. Genevieve Kaplan is the author of In the ice house (Red Hen Press, 2011), winner of the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s poetry publication prize, and three recent chapbooks: In an aviary (Grey Book Press, 2016); travelogue (Dancing Girl,
Tabula Poetica continues on October 6th with poet, memoirist, and novelist Alan Shapiro. His most recent book is the collection of poems Life Pig. The Boston-born poet has published numerous collections, and his book of poems Reel to Reel was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012. He works in both free verse and
Tabula Poetica Fall Poetry Series for 2015 ends on Thursday, December 17, 2015 with the MFA Reading. Please join us in the Fish Interfaith Center at 4 p.m. to hear MFA students read their work. Refreshments will be served. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of English and History, Chancellor’s Office,
Tabula Poetica’s Annual Poetry Reading Series begins on Thursday, September 10, 2015 with poet Carolyn Forché. Her books of poetry include The Country Between Us (which received the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award and was the Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets), The Angel of History (which received the
Tabula Poetica concludes the 2013 Poetry Reading Series with two student readings next week. On Monday, December 9, 2013 at 11 a.m., Professor Jim Blaylock , author of Zeuglodon and Homunculus , will introduce the poets at the Undergraduate Poetry Reading in Wilkinson Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center. On Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at
You are invited for a night of spoken word focused on intersections of identity with local artist, Matt Sedillo on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 7 p.m. on the student stage of Argyros Forum. Matt Sedillo is a two-time national slam poet, grand slam champion of the Damn Slam Los Angeles and the author of
Poet and author Victoria Chang visited Chapman University as a guest of the Tabula Poetica reading and lecture series September 2012. Here is a look at her talk and reading! Be on the look-out for more Tabula Poetica videos throughout the summer!
Poet and author Mark Jarman visited Chapman University as a guest of the Tabula Poetica reading and lecture series October 2012. Here is a look at his talk and reading! Be on the look-out for more Tabula Poetica videos throughout the summer!