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Jack Webb

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Jack Webb is founder-director of the 15-year-old Border Voices Poetry Project, which has flown famous poets into San Diego since 1993 for an annual Poetry Fair.
Jack is also host of a weekly TV show featuring some of the most respected poets in the world (Robert Hass, Billy Collins, Sandra Cisneros, etc.) working with San Diego students.
As part of his preparation for serving the cause of poetry, Jack earned an MFA in Creative Writing from SDSU. But he also values his long experience as an investigative reporter, and later as an editor, for The San Diego Union-Tribune.
The Best of Border Voices, a 2007 book edited by Jack, was honored as Best Poetry Anthology of 2007 by the “National Best Books Awards.” It contains selected poems an
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Description: Introduction to the 15th annual Border Voices anthology shows the link between creativity in science, and creativity in poetry.
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Clarifies the theoretical background to Hoderlin's powerful verse. Beautifully written.
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Poems of Friedrich Hölderlin by Friedrich Hölderlin
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Stimulating paean to the value of the "hunch."
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