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- 'Poetry is the only way I could understand the emotions without going crazy'
Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann has collected one of the richest prizes in literature. She attended a ceremony at Yale University last week, part of a three-day festival celebrating the craft of writing. Eckermann is one of eight writers of ...
- Jack Kerouac, The Art of Fiction No. 41
Thar. Yup. Thatâ€™s Shiki. But as for my regular English verse, I knocked it off fast like the prose, using, get this, the size of the notebook page for the form and length of the poem, just as a musician has to get out, a jazz musician, his statement ...
- Writing Community
Workshop on gathering stories from our own families, friends, and communities, and turning these stories into fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. Author Tim Z. Hernandez had heard the haunting Woody Guthrie song "Los Gatos Canyon (Deportee)" all his life ...
- Milpitas calendar for April 3
The Great Mall will host its annual Easter celebration through Saturday, April 4. In addition, the mall will remain open on Easter Sunday, April 5 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The Bunny Photo Experience at Great Mall will give parents and kids the chance to visit with the bunny and take home a snapshot of the occasion.
- Friday poem: 'There is nothing wrong with my sister'
From Lorraine Mariner's Furniture. 'When words fail us, the poets step up. That we need poetry now more than ever hardly needs saying, and without you to read it, share it, spread its word â€“ poetry cannot do its work.'
- â€œRebellious paganâ€ poet Antonych translated from Ukrainian to English
Starting from the mid-1960s, interest in his writing has revived in the Ukrainian diaspora, but he remains relatively unknown. His poetry with its elemental power is a worthy introduction to a great and neglected national literature. Read also ...
- Bob Rutzel Shares POEMS OF SORTS
These poems include thoughts we all have had, at times, and you might find yourself saying, 'Hey, you know, I did think of that.' You may have had thoughts as in: 'Happy,' 'Friends,' 'The Future,' and 'Why Am I Here?' But probably not with 'Conversation ...
- POETRY: SCHOOLâ€™S OUT
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- Katonah Poetry Series 50th Anniversary All-Star Reading and Gala
to celebrate fifty years of bringing the finest voices in contemporary poetry to northern Westchester. The gala will take place at The Harvey School, FREE Income Tax Prep at Katonah Village Library Tomorrow: If you are 50 or over and cannot afford a tax ...
- Craig Morgan Teicher Reviews New Books by Hass & GlÃ¼ck
In the current New York Times Book Review section, Craig Morgan Teicher examines two new books about poetry by two of poetry's heavy-hitters: former U.S. Poet Laureates Robert Hass and Louise GlÃ¼ck. His analysis begins with a nice statement: "Poetry is a ...
- Teens can be intentionally bad in celebration at Huntington library
Teens are invited to the Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library all day Friday, Aug. 18, to help celebrate Bad Poetry Day. Teens can share their painful prose and revolting rhyme by creating the worst poem they possibly can.
- Marlon James wins Anisfield-Wolf fiction prize
?A Brief History of Seven Killings? is one of The Washington Post?s top 10 books of 2014.
- POEMS BY SHERINSHE: Dear Mother Nature, Einsteinâ€™s Cosmic Religion, Goodbye, Hello Trees
- David Huebert wins 2016 Walrus Poetry Prize
The People's Choice winner for the 2016 Walrus Poetry Prize is AdÃ¨le Barclay for her poem "I Open the Dryer and a Robin Sails Out." Barclay is awarded $1,000. Get book recommendations, stay up-to-date on CanLit news, discover the best author interviews on ...
- 5 Online Courses That Will Change Your Life
The modules of this course include scientific instrumentation, utopianism, space travel, old romantic poems, and recent novels. You can get in touch with the educators of this course using interactive webinar software, which is also helping many learners ...