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- Translation Tuesday: Two poems by Kim Ki-taek
An interaction with a strangely familiar cat and an ode to chewing gum, by the acclaimed South Korean poet By Kim Ki-taek, Eun-Mi Yang and Ed Bok Lee for Translation Tuesdays by Asymptote, part of the Guardian Books Network The award-winning poet Kim Ki ...
- On film, Sam Shepard turned understatement into brooding poetry
Indeed, Shepardâ€™s natural disinclination to hog the spotlight made him an ideal on-screen romantic partner for any number of actresses, including Ellen Burstyn (â€œResurrectionâ€), Jessica Lange (â€œCrimes of the Heartâ€) and Dolly Parton (â€œSteel ...
- Family Matters: Laying the foundation for a lifetime of learning
Memorize verses: Donâ€™t underestimate your little oneâ€™s ability to learn things by heart. Teach him Scripture, poetry, nursery rhymes and historical speeches. To really cement the information into his brain, set whatever youâ€™re memorizing to music.
- The Fascinating Story Of How Sahir Ludhianvi Turned His Pain Of Unfulfilled Love Into Poetry
Born as Abdul Hayee in Karimpura, Punjab, to a family of zamindars, you'd think he would have ... That's probably why his love affair with poetry started pretty early on. Even as a college student, he was known for his nazms and ghazals.
- Usenga, a teen who learned to recite "amazina yâ€™inka" from reading
â€œI read a lot and begun to make my own poems, inspired by some adults who were doing it ... He said this will serve as an example to other children and teens to develop a reading culture especially in terms of knowing and preserving Rwandan culture.
- A Look Ahead At The Weekâ€™s Art&Seek Picks
In Denton, Agua Dulce Mexican Kitchen is hosting a poetry slam. â€œLend me your earsâ€ is the theme ... Bookmark your calendar to attend the North Texas Teen Book Festival. The all-day event takes place at the Irving Convention Center.
- Denis Johnsonâ€™s Poetic Visions of a Fallen World
In his own novels and poems, Mr. Johnson fulfilled that task with extraordinary ... like â€œAlready Dead: A California Gothicâ€ (1997), his writing can devolve into portentous philosophizing, larded with New Age and Nietzschean intonations.
- UMF presents award-winning poet January Gill Oâ€™Neil as next Visiting Writer on March 16
According to American poet Major Jackson on Misery Islands ... Underlife was a finalist for ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award and the 2010 Paterson Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in the American Poetry Review, Callaloo, Green Mountains ...
- Griffin Poetry Prize nominee Jordan Abel explores appropriation in 'Injun'
"Even though a bunch of those books were published a while ago, that kind of racism and that ... Joining Abel among the Canadian contenders for the Griffin Poetry Prize are Saskatchewan-raised, Ottawa-based poet Sandra Ridley for "Silvija" (BookThug ...
- Cleveland's Brews and Prose celebrates its fifth anniversary with new host Lydia Munnell (photos)
"Poetry belongs in bars" has always been the philosophy of Brews ... "My grandma and dad would tell these bizarre, funny, sometimes sad stories about people in our town. My dad died right before I turned 15. The thing that stuck around from our ...
- 10 books that will change your perspective on mental health
Hopefully these memoirs, YA novels, and poetry collections will change your perspective of ... Nowâ€™s your chance to read Gorilla and the Bird: A Memoir of Madness and a Motherâ€™s Love before it gets big. Channing Tatum (ever heard of him?)
- Is a wedding the greatest gift a parent could ask for?
When you hit a day like the wedding day we just had, when their joy becomes the ... And all within the course of two months. It is the most beautiful poetry ever written.
- Lou Reed Archives Head to New York Public Library
Packed away was a huge collection of paperwork, photographs and recordings â€” more than 600 hours of demo tapes, concerts and even poetry readings â€” that spanned ... Reed wrote to his new friend in a fax: â€œI could not have imagined this scene and ...
- Ian Rankin on 30 years of Detective Inspector Rebus
When I arrived at Edinburgh University I was writing poetry. And then I thought ... That thing Scudder and Ballou have, where theyâ€™re almost friends but you can never tell if theyâ€™ll remain friends or end of destroying one another?
- Books Are Playing a Role in Elevating and Transforming Chicago Communities
Here in the West Loop, Open Books is the anchor store for the space above it, the Literacenter, a co-working space of 123 Chicago-area literacy programs and organizations that range from theater and poetry to childhood homelessness support and books for ...