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- Polynesian Dance Troupe Went From a Buena Park Garage to the World Stage
â€œThe poetry comes first,â€ she says ... â€œour dance was banned immediately because it was [considered] erotic, savage and not Christian-like.â€ Taken out of its cultural context, the dance form appeared vulgar to the Christians; however, its ...
- The Difficult Miracle of Black Poetry in America
It was not natural. And she was the first. Come from a country of many tongues tortured by rupture, by theft, by travel like mismatched clothing packed down into the cargo hold of evil ships sailing, irreversible, into slavery. Come to a country to be ...
- From politics to prose, meet the authors coming to the Texas Book Festival
In addition to being the New Yorker poetry editor, Young is the author of 11 books of poetry and prose, most recently â€œBlue Laws: Selected & Uncollected Poems 1995-2015,â€ longlisted for the National Book Award. His latest nonfiction book is â€œBunk ...
- GVT's literary series continues
The poetry reading on Oct. 30 will feature a reading of Flannery Oâ€™Connorâ€™s The Barber by GVTâ€™s Artistic Director Sawyer. Cookies, coffee and tea will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. This program is presented with financial ...
- CanLit trailblazer Austin Clarke led the way for future generations of writers - The Globe and Mail (subscription)
The Globe and Mail (subscription)CanLit trailblazer Austin Clarke led the way for future generations of writersThe Globe and Mail (subscription)â€œThere was a music in [his writing] that was so amazingly powerful,â€ says his longtime editor and publisher, Patrick Crean, who began working with Mr. Clarke in the 1970s. â€œAt his best, he could equal V.S. Naipaul and Derek Walcott.â€ Beginning in the ...and more »
- Meet Sunni Wilkinson, an Ogden poet and Weber State professor
In one poem, I share a story my dad once told me of a man who accidentally shot his best friend through the heart when they were bow hunting. The man had to carry his friend back to the truck and drive home and tell his friendâ€™s wife what heâ€™d done.
- About winning an International Poetry Prize
it is my pleasure to announce to us that Poetry pays! We are in a society where most people have this inate belief that nothing good is in writing or performing poetry. Because of this, a lot of young writers have subjected themselves into permanent or ...
- First Friday Art Walk for rodeo weekend
The theme is ancestry, femininity and poetry. n Fire and Smoke ... NW artists Leslie West and J Alexander showing encaustic and assemblage art and featuring Dark Moon Craft Beer Shop.
- Filipino included in BBC's top 10 list
Nick Joaquin wrote plays, novels, poems, short stories and essays including reportage ... the launching of â€œThe Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic,â€ published by Penguin Random House. â€” Reports from Deni Rose M.
- Funny Poems - Poems For Funny - Nicholas
I look into his eyes then i relize why i fell in love. So smart, so sweet, so shy. But that how he caught my eye. His smile make me shake. His touch sends spark throught my place. My heart beat faster and faster just by hereing his laugher. His sexy golden ...
- Book review: â€˜Poetry Notebookâ€™ by Clive James
To her great amusement during a recent telephone conversation, I explained to my friend Stense how, having finally managed to start appreciating certain poetry in recent years, I had just bought a collection by a poet whose earlier work I had very much ...
- The High Meadow - Poem by Jack Kennedy
She talks to the Meadow... A beautiful and welcoming place... We're old friends, meadow and me... and Golden flower, together we watched the sun. Treeless green fields framed by ancient mountain peaks Beckoned me to stay and sit beside his slate and stone..
- Lift Off
An inspirational rallying call about education ... Clinton in Teen Vogue and â€œinspiredâ€ by Justin Timberlake In emotionally charged spoken-word poetry, Livingston shares a message of hope and hard truths, declaring that education can become an ...
- CNMI teens invited to raise awareness of dating violence through slam poetry
The Northern Marianas Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence is inviting CNMI teens to help raise awareness on teen dating violence and/or promote healthy relationships through slam poetry at the annual Teen Poetry Slams on Rota and Saipan.
- Brownstone Poets Presents Bob Heman, Rick Mullin, Hilary Sideris, and Alison Ross at Park Plaza Restaurant
His poems and prose poems have appeared in such diverse publications as Sentence, The Prose Poem, Caliban, Otoliths, Kayak, Hanging Loose, Center, and Artful Dodge, and are upcoming in New American Writing and Reaedr. Rick Mullin is the author of six books ...