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Stone Soup Poetry, Story, and Art Prize Winners

Congratulations to our Poetry, Story, and Art Prize winners and honorable mentions! Thank you to everyone who submitted poems, stories, and artwork to our new contest series. The entries were impressive, and we’re so excited to be publishing all of the pieces below in upcoming issues of Stone Soup! The results are: The Stone Soup […]

Poetry Soup – Ep. 18: “A Music Sentence” by Mahmoud Darwish

https://stonesoup.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Poetry-Soup-Ep.-18.MP3.mp3 Transcript: Hello, and welcome to Poetry Soup! I’m your host, Emma Catherine Hoff. Today, I’m excited to talk about “A Music Sentence,” a poem with an intriguing form by a poet I discovered recently – Mahmoud Darwish. Mahmoud Darwish was born on March 13, 1941 (he actually happens to share a birthday with me!), […]

Poetry Soup – Ep. 17: “Desire for Spring” by Kenneth Koch

https://stonesoup.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Poetry-Soup-Episode-17.MP3.mp3   Hello, and welcome to Poetry Soup! I’m your host, Emma Catherine Hoff. Today, I’ll be talking about “Desire for Spring,” by Kenneth Koch. Kenneth Koch was born on February 27, 1925, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He went to school at Harvard University and became close with the poet John Ashbery (who was featured in […]