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- Hear a Rare Poetry Reading by Captain Beefheart (1993)
When I find myself in times of musical trouble, Captain Beefheart comes to me. His Marcel Duchamp-meets-James Brown shtick goes places no other experimental prog-blues-jazz artist ever hasâ€”places of absurdist virtuosity where the gap between the artist ...
- Local books going global
The book, about an erotic storytelling club started by Punjabi widows in ... have a strong track record of exporting educational titles overseas, while local poetry has also made a name for itself abroad. But global demand for Singapore fiction seems ...
- Baha'i Poet Jailed in Iran Wins Free Speech PEN Pinter Prize
LONDON (AP) â€” A Baha'i poet who was jailed for almost a decade in Iran has won a writing award celebrating free speech. Mahvash Sabet shares ... A volume of her verses, "Prison Poems," was published in Britain in 2013. Iran's Baha'i minority has been ...
- Student of the Week: Love of space will push Roseville's Shackelford to pursue astrophysics
One of his favorite poetry contest winners is called â€œBlack Paradox,â€ which chronicles the struggles of African-Americans throughout American history but how that history shouldnâ€™t stop African-American progress today. â€œMost of my poetry is about ...
- William Parkerâ€™s All Inclusive Vision
with the National Forum of Music Symphony in Poland, that included a childrenâ€™s opera; and form a duo with classical bassist Stefano Scodanibbio. He recently recorded a bass-poetry duo with his wife, dancer-choreographer Patricia Nicholson Parker ...
- Contemporary Irish Poetry Featured Writer: Karen J. McDonnell
This Little World, her debut poetry collection, was published by Doire Press in June 2017. For further detail see http://www.doirepress.com/writers/g_l/karen_mcdonnell/ â€˜This is a book infused with insight and mythic assurance; a book of intuitions made ...
- 19 Free Writing Contests With Cash Prizes (Up to $10,000)
This prize, for inspirational writing about the environment, is free for writers under 16; others have to pay for entry. Choose any letter of the alphabet, and use it in any form of writing (prose or poetry; can include visual art) on a green theme.
- Far From Your Contamination An Interview with Sad Lovers and
the fourth includes Treehouse Poetry and the very hard to find Melting in the Fullness of Time. The final disc has everything else. What was the impetus for releasing Where The Light Shines Through? And with its release, do you have any future plans?
- Spaldingâ€™s Fest of Contemporary Writing features YA novelist Kwame Alexander
Katy Yocom Katy Yocom, the associate administrative director of Spaldingâ€™s masterâ€™s in writing program, says sheâ€™s most looking ... And the spaces between the poems â€” whatâ€™s left out, whatâ€™s left to the reader to fill in â€” become really ...
- Expressions Of Courage - LEX18 Lexington KY News
Expressions Of CourageLEX18 Lexington KY NewsA special celebration was held for cancer survivors and their families on Friday at the Markey Cancer Center. It was called the 'Expressions of Courage Survivor Celebration.' Survivors contributed everything from paintings and poems to songs to express ...and more »
- Poem of the Day: The Rev Robert Walker by Lydia Robb
Lydia Robb is not the only poet to find him inspirational (Edwin Morgan portrayed him charmingly), but Robb has fun not so much at the expense of the skater as of his viewers. Her poem was shortlisted in a McCash Scots Poetry Competition. Poets are ...
- The Love Between Langston Hughes and Gwendolyn Brooks
Langston Hughes and Gwendolyn Brooks (Credit: Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) In 1986, African American poet Gwendolyn Brooks wrote of her life-long friend Langston Hughes: â€œâ€˜WHAT was Langston Hughes?
- The Best of Friends
And you said it so well. Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 5/2/2017 This is a magnificent super poem for your friend, Jim. If he is able somehow to read it, he has to be smiling.
- 2017 Fiction and Poetry Award winners extras
Five questions for Angie Thomas on The Hate U Give Angie Thomas on The Hate U Give One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance written by Nikki Grimes, illustrated by various artists (Bloomsbury Publishing) received a BGHB Fiction and Poetry Honor.
- Poetic Licence: â€˜Attentionâ€™ by Dianne Maguire
Welcome to Poetic Licence â€“ a weekly poetry forum, hosted by us, featuring words by local poets. This week? Dianne Maguire. left at the cashierâ€™s counter. Dianne Maguire moved to the West End more than 20 years ago. This poem dates from when she was ...