Press Release: Language Comes To Life in April With National Poetry Month on UCTV (3/3/2004)

Language Comes To Life in April With
National Poetry Month on UCTV

Featuring Readings and Interviews with Renowned
Poets from Around the World

LA JOLLA, CA, March 3, 2004 -- Stop, watch and listen as television transforms into artistry during UCTV's month-long celebration of poetry. Every Thursday and Friday evening in April beginning at 8:00PM (Pacific and Eastern), UCTV joins the Academy of American Poets in celebrating National Poetry Month with a unique selection of culturally diverse poetry-related programs ranging from intimate interviews to dramatic readings.

Rediscover the exciting form of poetic expression with voices from all walks of life, including U.S. Poet Laureates Billy Collins and Robert Hass, Pulitzer Prize winners Yusef Komunyakaa and W.S. Merwin, cutting-edge wordsmiths Li-Young Lee and Angela Jackson, and visits with international poets from India, Ireland, Africa, Portugal, and the Mexican immigrant communities of San Diego, just to name a few.

Join UCTV for National Poetry Month programming Thursday and Friday evenings in April (visit http://www.uctv.tv/poetry for complete program schedule). For more information about National Poetry Month visit http://www.poets.org/npm/.

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