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Mayor of Asheville, North Carolina issues Mayoral Proclamation recognizing National Poetry Month
Recognizing April as National Poetry Month, Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, North Carolina issued a Mayoral Proclamation for this literary celebration. This commemoration was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996.
The Academy of American Poets inaugurated National Poetry Month in 1996, which is celebrated every April in the United States. Schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers and poets throughout the country band together to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture. Individuals and organizations participate through readings, festivals, book displays, workshops and other poetry-related events to commemorate a genre that is reviving itself as a viable contributor to the development of creativity, awareness and education around the nation.
The City of Asheville is steeped with historic and rich roots of cultural arts and cultural development. Opportunities to sustain the growth and connections of the cultural arts community continues to thrive locally. The emphasis on the importance of artistic development on a local level, centralizes and advocates for Asheville’s art, culture and community. Poetry is a thriving and vital part of the arts in this city. Asheville Wordfest (May 2-4, 2014), is a cultural event presented by the Thomas Wolfe Center for Narrative at Lenoir-Rhyne University, that will feature poetry, poetry animation, oral history, fiction, music and workshops. Asheville is the hometown of Thomas Wolfe, a major American novelist of the early 20th century. In addition, the national historical site for the home of American writer and poet Carl Sandburg is about thirty miles south of downtown Asheville. To learn more about the opportunities in the arts and humanities in this city, visit their website http://www.ashevillenc.gov/
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