Terrance Hayes

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Local Poet Awarded MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

Twenty-one people, many of whom are doing work that touches on race relations, same-sex marriage, climate change and other issues that are dominating the news, have each been awarded “genius grants” from the MacArthur Foundation.


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Best Local Poets In Pittsburgh

Between our unique culture and the inspiration that can be pulled from our big city feel of downtown to the rural areas of our suburbs, it’s no wonder that the Steel City has become home to many of the country’s best poets.


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Best Local Poets In Pittsburgh

When you think Pittsburgh, you might not think poetry. But in fact, Pittsburgh boasts one of the friendliest and most vibrant poetry communities in the United States.

CBS Pittsburgh–04/30/2011