Paris Hilton Poetry, State Poet Laureate Help Wanted, and More!

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Happy October!

First off, here's a great story about the latest Paris Hilton poetry scandal. I'd try describing "Paris Hilton: poetry plagiarizer?," an Op-Ed piece by Joel Stein for the Los Angeles Times, but there's no way I could do it justice. You just need to go read it for yourself.

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Next, you have until October 31 to apply for the Minnesota state poet laureate position. Minnesota residents only. (And no, I don't think it's possible to become a Minnesota resident in the next 30 days, but I could be wrong about that.)

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Finally, there's a nice post about the English grad program at the University of Cincinnati. As a former undergrad, I'm not one to go on and on about my experiences as a Bearcat, but I do feel it was a great program with a very helpful staff that pulls no punches in trying to deliver a top notch creative writing and English literature experience.

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