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- The 2017 National Book Award finalists
And the weighty issues of American politics continue to dominate nonfiction ... The five finalists in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young peopleâ€™s literature are below.
- American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, Volumes 1 and 2
Another recent anthology of interest is The Vintage Book of African American Poetry. It covers a broad historical range and includes work from slave-born writers, members of the Harlem Renaissance, and those writing today. In this respect, the book charts ...
- Notable Childrenâ€™s Books: 2017.
The committee, comprising librarians from throughout the U.S., selected the titles from the several thousand childrenâ€™s books published during 2016. Included are books of fiction, information, poetry, and picturesâ€”all of special interest and value to ...
- Spend A Delicious Day At The Ben And Jerry's Factory
Each headstone includes a description of the flavor, the dates it was manufactured, and a short, funny poem paying homage to it. Legend says that if enough people express regret for a retired flavor, by leaving flowers and notes, for example, Ben and Jerry ...
- Reckless driver leaves Dundee wedding venue an â€˜eyesoreâ€™
The castle was the subject of a poem by Dundee poet William McGonagall in his work The Castle of Mains. Dean took over the castle in August 2014 and was awarded Wedding Venue of the Year for the Central Region at this yearâ€™s Scottish Wedding Awards.
- Poet to Be Named 1st Laureate for Haven
Never before has Winter Haven had a poet laureate. That should change Monday night.
- Sext-Worthy Ancient Greek Poetry
Once upon a time on a Greek island far, far away, a lesbian poet named Sapphos entertained beautiful women and wrote them love poetry. That island, Lesbos, is where the word lesbian comes from. Yes, this poet was so amazing that she coined the term for ...
- 10 Short Inspirational Poems for Children
When teaching children to read, itâ€™s good to find ways to make reading as enjoyable as possible, thatâ€™s why we created a list of 10 short inspirational poems for children. Just like every painting in 12 Famous Paintings With the Stories Behind Them ...
- Former Shelburne resident wins coveted British poetry competition
entered a poetry contest held to honor the 90th official birthday celebration of Englandâ€™s Queen Elizabeth. The poet laureate of England, when asked to write such a poem, declined, so the British newspaper The Telegraph sponsored a contest to solicit ...
- Ntozake ShangÃ©'s Wild Beauty: New and Selected Poems
Ntozake ShangÃ©, 69, the famed poet and playwright of the Obie-Award-winning play â€œfor colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf,â€ has released her latest book of prose â€” â€œWild Beauty: New and Selected Poemsâ€ (Atria / 37 ...
- Twisting Tongues: Bilingual Poetry with AAWW and Wendyâ€™s Subway
Jen lives in Brooklyn, where she is Heart Valve Ambassador for The American Heart Association, the Assistant Poetry Editor of the Bellevue Literary Review, and a collaborative chapbook publisher for No Dear/Small Anchor. Read her poems in AAWWâ€™s The Margins.
- Writerâ€™s Read at EMU features Mary Baldwin University professor, poet, novelist
â€œMy poems ranged in subject from the painfully personal to the ... layout design and content development. Get your business online for as little as $1,299. The staff at Augusta Free Press Publishing has been recognized by the Virginia Press Association ...
- Europe will be â€˜adriftâ€™ if it loses Christian roots, faith leaders warn
Paris, France, Mar 3, 2017 / 12:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic and Orthodox leaders in a joint statement urged Europeans to remember their Christian roots, and to return to them during this time of â€œwidespread concern for (the) futureâ€ of Europe.
- The Russian Poetry Scandal That Ended in a Duel
The Black River in St. Petersburg where the duel took place ... Voloshin and Gumilyov went on to become some of the most important Russian poets of their time. As for Dmitrieva, while she continued to write, she was never able to reach the same level ...
- A Visual Tribute to a 1930's Environmental Poem
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