Poetry news via Google, MSN, and Yahoo!
- The UKâ€™s first Black Girl Festival launches in London on Sunday
which means you can spend your cash supporting black-owned businesses at the marketplace, food market and zine fair. Stick around for the evening entertainment, grab a drink from the bar and hear poetry from Vanessa Kisuule and Michelle Tiwo, followed by ...
- Poet praised as harbinger of refined romantic sensibilities
â€œPoets like Taskeen Manirwal should focus on natural world and should craft images of romantic sensibilities. Poets are not reporters. They are agents of change through their creative thoughts,â€ said Ms Kulsoomzeb. Akbar Hoti, a young literary ...
- Never Begin to Sing (9)
One in a series subtitled 10 Prose Poems about Sound by HILOBROW friend Damon Krukowski. Republished with the authorâ€™s permission from the 2004 collection The Memory Theater Burned (Turtle Point). Six ghosts were in my house last night. They sat smoking ...
- Kevin Hardcastle's Debris wins 2016 Trillium Book Award - The Globe and Mail (subscription)
The Globe and Mail (subscription)Kevin Hardcastle's Debris wins 2016 Trillium Book AwardThe Globe and Mail (subscription)The winners of the French-language prizes were VÃ©ronique-Marie Kaye, who took home the $20,000 Trillium Book Award for Marjorie Chalifoux, published by Ã‰ditions Prise de parole, and David MÃ©nard, who won the $10,000 poetry prize for Neuvaines, ...Toronto's Kevin Hardcastle and Soraya Peerbaye among Trillium Book Award winners680 NewsToronto's Kevin Hardcastle wins $20K Trillium Book AwardCBC.caAwards: Kevin Hardcastle and Soraya Peerbaye win Trillium Book AwardsQuill & Quireall 5 news articles »
- Cuban Poetry Festival Slams US Blockade and Imperialism
Cuba hosted its First Itinerant Poetry Festival of Our Americas ... dates back to Jose Marti's admiration for Walt Whitman's literary work and the friendship cultivated between Cuban poet Nicholas Guillen and African-American poet Langston Hughes.
- â€˜Unique!â€™ and other poems on identity by young SLO County poets
April is National Poetry Month. Weâ€™ve invited readers from across the Central ... Iâ€™m from my birthday being on New Yearâ€™s. And Iâ€™m from deep black eyes. From Dong Nai in Southern Vietnam. And my mother told me: Donâ€™t Miss Your Lesson in School.
- Brunswick woman writes unconventional obituary to capture poetic life of her brother
Iâ€™m going to feel it except when Iâ€™m not going to feel it. Then Iâ€™m going to shove it somewhere.â€ A LIFE FILLED WITH POETRY McLaughlin grew up in Falmouth. He worked in restaurants as a waiter for much of his life. He was a coffee snob who drove ...
- An Elegant Blush & Champagne Texas Destination Wedding
We had pictures of each of our parents and grandparents on their wedding day in frames on our cake table. We also were able to have one of my grandfatherâ€™s poems read during the ceremony to honor his memory. What were your favorite parts of the day?
- Southbank Centre programme to debate life and faith
For non-religious people, she added, there were few places in which to discuss the meaning of life and death ... The festival, which has taken 18 months to plan, incorporates poetry, film, dance and music as well as lectures and workshops, Kelly ...
- Danez Smith's 'Don't Call Us Dead' contains one of the most breathtaking poems you'll read all year
Midway through their poem, "summer, somewhere," Danez Smith offers a vision of utopia: "Paradise is a world where everything/ is sanctuary & nothing is a gun." The poem, the opening of Smith's National Book Award-nominated collection Don't Call Us Dead, is ...
- The Case for Bribing Kids to Memorize Poetry
My 11-year-old son, Nate, perches on a stool in the kitchen, frowning at the sheet of paper in his hands. â€œO.K., I think Iâ€™ve got it,â€ he announces. â€œLay it on me,â€ I say. â€œMuch have I traveled in the realms of gold,â€ he begins. â€œAnd many ...
- Louise Bernice Halfe wins Raymond Souster poetry prize
The $1,000 award is given to the best book of poetry by a league member. "Halfe moves through hurt, anger and shame by shining light on the dark parts of what we do to each other," said the jury in a press release. "It allows us, as readers, intimate ...
- Naqsh Lyallpuri, Urdu poet and lyricist of Ulfat me zamane ki, dies at 89
Renowned Urdu poet and lyricist Jaswant Rai Sharma, known to the world by his pen name Naqsh Lyallpuri, died here on Sunday, a family friend said. He was 89. He had been ailing for some time and breathed his last around 11 a.m. at his Andheri home.
- Today in Tabs: Various Small Flames
O death, where is thy bling? @ftrain I've been saying "How was your?" when asking how someone's was. Read Full Story
- Arts in the Park, Flint Hills symphony, garden tour and more
Featuring the Tasty Traveler Food Truck. Liquid Art Winery. 2017 Cowboy Poetry Contest Finals, 7 p.m. For information, visit cowboypoetrycontest.com. Flint Hills Discovery Center. The Historic Columbian Theatre presents â€œGypsy,â€ 7:30 p.m. Friday and ...