Writing the Rockies, July 22-25, 2015
Study poetry and cosmology at Writing the Rockies and watch the stars at the Gunnison Valley Observatory! Now in its 16th year, Writing the Rockies is one of the region's preeminent writers' conferences. It takes place each year during the last long weekend of July, in cooperation with Western's low-residency Graduate Program in Creative Writing. See the Writing the Rockies Flyer.

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In Praise of Fractals and Poetry, April 20, 2015
Evelyn Lamb has a math blog for Scientific American, and she put in a post about Proportions of the Heart, because April is National Poetry Month. See In Praise of Fractals and Poetry by Evelyn Lamb.

For more on Evelyn Lamb, see her bio on Scientific American here: About Evelyn Lamb.