• Meet Telling: Southwest Veteran Jason Calabrese

    Meet Telling: Southwest Veteran Jason Calabrese Below is one of the poems Jason wrote about his military experience. The Shores and Shoals of Iraq From Baghdad’s straights to Port Fallujah, the tides of the past have receded back and Democracies’ setting sail to the Shores and shoals inside of Iraq.

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  • Florida Students Recite Poetry

    Florida Students Recite Poetry On Saturday, March 11, nearly fifty students representing schools and districts across the state gathered in Tampa for the state’s Poetry Out Loud competition. These young poets practiced their craft for months, first competing in classrooms and later with other students. School winners then traveled to

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  • Hurricane Haiku Winners

    Congratulations Haiku Winners! The public cast more than 760 ballots to select these top three winners in our Hurricane Haiku contest: We will send these poets Visa gift cards ($125 for first place, $75 for second, $50 for third) —- and feature them in our upcoming Florida Book Awards issue

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  • Hurricane Haiku Ballot Box

    Hurricane Haiku Ballot Box Haiku ready? Come! Cast your votes and have some fun while we still have sun It’s time to vote for your favorite Hurricane Haikus! Vote below by awarding stars to the five finalists. The three haikus with the most stars win prizes (Visa gift cards: First

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  • Write a Hurricane Haiku

    Write a Hurricane Haiku It’s that hurricane time of year, Floridians—and that calls for a poem. Express your thoughts in our Hurricane Haiku contest! The top three haikus win Visa gift cards: First place, $125; Second, $75; Third, $50. Deadline for entries is June 30 at midnight EST. Florida Humanities

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