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- Woolwich teen chosen to perform poem at record breaking mental health lesson
A WOOLWICH teen was chosen to perform his poignant poem at the high ... The 17-year-old, who is planning to study medicine at university, said: â€œI have been writing poems and performing them since he was seven but I still do get a bit of stage fright.â€
- Poetry contest for kids
The Griot Collective of West Tennessee and the West Tennessee Examiner will hold its annual poetry contest for all school age children throughout West Tennessee in honor of Black History Month. The contest opens Feb.1 and ends Feb. 28. All poems must be ...
- Calling poets
Poets of all ages and experience are being invited to enter the Lantern Festival poetry contest. The contest is being put on ... The first poem submitted by an individual is free and each additional submissions are $5 each. The deadline for submissions ...
- In The Second
The most unique set of poems I have ever read.â€ â€œHaving read Dark Earth by Dean J Baker my first reaction is WOW. This was written for me. His poetry speaks to me deep down in my soul. The style of writing then the naming of the poems is so on target.
- 44th Annual Jazz & Poetry Black History Celebration
Jazz & Poetry, Houstonâ€™s premier Educational Outreach Program dedicated to introducing and inspiring school aged youth through poetry and Jazz performances- celebrating Black History Month, will close out its 44th season at Parker Elementary school this ...
- Poetry scene thriving in Northwest Philadelphia
â€œI try to slide into free arts events around the city. Even though I travel under the radar, so to speak, I really absorb the vibes. I loved hearing her lively storytelling as she shared the poetry. This was wonderful.â€ Besides reading her ...
- Sahitya Akademi Awards announced for 24 languages, Tamil poet Inqulab's family declines award
but the family of late Tamil poet Inqulab has decided not to accept the award. Inqulab, who was born as Shahul Hameed, won the Sahitya Akademi Award in Tamil for his collection of poems titled "Kaandhal Naatkal". "My father was not running behind any award.
- Beloved colleague, professor and friend, T.C. leaves a lasting impact within the journalism community and beyond
They became friends by sitting across from each other at the Chronicle ... even to those that retired. She had written a poem for Associate Professor Marcel P. Dufresne that she read in front of a party hosted by the department in his honor.
- 2017 Okike Prize for Literature: Brittle Paper Writers Win Poetry and Prose Categories
Two writers published by us, Shade Mary-Ann Olaoye and Jonathan Durunguma, have won the poetry and prose categories of the inaugural Okike Prize for Literature. Founded this year, the Okike Prize for Literature honours fiction, poetry and plays by ...
- What we want to hear from Trump at the inauguration
Mario Cuomo used to say that politicians â€œcampaign in poetry and govern in prose.â€ Unfortunately with Trump, we have heard neither elegant rhetoric nor sophisticated policy discussion. His inaugural address cannot be the forum for the latter ...
- From Pepys to the peasouper: a history of British ghosts
In the age of enlightenment, believing in spirits came to be seen as a sign of ignorance by intellectual society, ghosts remained popular in poems, plays ... later Horace Walpole published the first gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto, whose haunted ...
- In between words with poet Binodi
Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepalâ€™s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepalâ€™s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepalâ€™s second-most widely ...
- Tucson Comedy, Tucson Poetry and Tucson Theater Aug. 17-25
Ages 17 and up. 9:15 p.m. Aug. 25. Through Sept. 22. Free. Main Library Poetry Circle â€” Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. Read from favorite poets, learn about new poets and share our views. Haiku other Japanese poetry. 10:30 a.m. Aug. 19.
- Winona's newest poet laureate set to read at reception on Tuesday evening
Thereâ€™s a new face, a new voice in Winonaâ€™s poetry community â€” Nicholle Ramsey. Ramsey was recently named Winonaâ€™s associate Poet Laureate by the Winona Fine Arts Commission. Ken McCullough will continue for another year as the cityâ€™s Poet Laureate.
- "Testify" By Simone John Is A Haunting But Necessary Poetry Collection About Race And Gender Based Violence
For readers of James Baldwin, Claudia Rankineâ€™s Citizen, Solmaz Sharifâ€™s Look, and more, Testify is a collection of documentary poetry that navigates and interrogates the violence inflicted upon black lives every day in the United States. John spoke ...