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"Borders Launches New Entertainment Program: 'Open-Door Poetry'" is a press release detailing the partnership between Borders--the global retailer of books, music, movies and more--and The Student Publishing Program, one of the top high school writing programs in the country.

In addition to their new "Open-Door Poetry" programs, which will feature poets such as Patricia Smith and Donald Hall, Borders will be offering a quarterly "Open-Door Poetry Contest."

For more details, go to http://www.bordersmedia.com/odp.

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Thanks to Therese Walsh at Writer Unboxed for alerting me to this program and also sharing the following blog post on the news: http://blogs.usatoday.com/popcandy/2008/01/borders-reaches.html.

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