Delaware Seashore Poets and Prose Writers' Retreat

Indian River CottageApplications are now being accepted for the 2016 Writers' Retreat, which will be held November 3-6 at the Cottages at Indian River Marina in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. This weekend retreat offers writers an opportunity to explore their craft and generate new work under the tutelage of novelist, H. G. Carrillo and poet, Diana Goetsch. One first-time participant will be awarded a partial scholarship towards fees based on the quality of the manuscript submitted.

Deadline to apply is Monday, June 20, 2016. For more information and how to apply, please visit:

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Congratulations to the 2016 Individual Artist Fellows!

The prestigious Individual Artist Fellowships from the Delaware Division of the Arts recognize artists in a variety of disciplines for their outstanding quality of work and provide monetary awards. See this year's winners on our IAF page.

Poetry Out Loud - National Recitation Contest

Hannah Sturgis, 2016 Poetry Out Loud Delaware State Winner
Photo Credit: Kathleen Buckalew

Hannah Sturgis, a junior from POLYTECH High School, represented Delaware at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, DC and made it through to the third round of the regional semi-finals. Congratulations Hannah! Please visit the Poetry Out Loud web page for more information.

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This week's interview with Deb Hansen, Education Associate, Visual & Performing Arts, Gifted & Talented Programs and Advanced Placement for the Delaware Department of Education.

These podcasts are provided as a service through a partnership between the Division of the Arts and NEWS·TALK 1450 WILM and 1410 WDOV.

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On the Mezzanine - June Exhibition

Recent Paintings by Denise Dumont
June 3 - 24
Visit our Mezzanine Gallery page for more information.

Dumont, Cold Storage Beach

"Cold Storage Beach", Truro, 2013, oil on linen, 16" x 20"

Delaware Poets Laureate featured on WHYY's RadioTimes with Marty Moss-Coane

The Twin Poets - Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Albert Mills
Photo Credit: Cylinda McCloud-Keal

The Twin Poets Laureate of Delaware were featured on the WHYY's RadioTimes with Marty Moss-Coane.

For more information about our Poets Laureate, please visit our Poet Laureate page.