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News Release (March 8, 1966)


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News Release (March 8, 1966)
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New College News Release, For Immediate Release, March 8, 1966
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March 8, 1966 NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATrON FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Fourteen New College students join those from 19 other Florida institutions for the third annual Florida Poetry Festival to be held at the University of South Florida Friday and Saturday, March 11 and 12. Two of the students, Glenda Cimino of Atlanta, Ga., and Sandra Stewart of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., have submitted original poetry to be read at the festival. The USF Speech Department is sponsoring the festival, which is devoted to writing and reading poetry. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Lowell and Western Reserve University poet-professor Robert will hadeline the festival pro-gram. Students from New College classes of Dr. Arthur R. Borden Jr., Dr. Robert Knox, Dr. Patricia Drabik and Arthur MeA. Miller will be at-tending as representatives at the festival. Events on the Tampa Campus include a poets' workshop for student poets, individual oral interpretation of lyric and narrative poetry, and lecture-readings by the visiting celebrities. The Poetry Festival was initiated by USF in 1964. Dr. Alma J. Sarett, professor of speech at USF, is the founder and director of the event. -more-


Poetry Festival Page 2 Lowell will read from his works Friday (Mar. 11) at 8:30p.m., in the USF Theatre. All seats are reserved, but there is no charge for reservations made through the Theatre box office. will read from his latest book of poetry, "Views from a Ferris Wheel," Friday (Mar. 11) at 2 p.m. in the Theatre. Awards for outstanding student work in poetry will be made Saturday at 12:30 p.m. during the festival luncheon. The final assembly at 2 p.m. in the fine arts auditorium will close the two-day program with the presentation of one superior performance from each area of student competition. -30-

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