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- Wesleyan MFA program holds broadside writing contest
The contest will run through midnight on June 1 ... 2017), and five edited or co-edited volumes of poetry. She was the founding director of the Wick Poetry Center and founder and editor of the Wick Poetry Series of the Kent State University Press.
- Poetry for the people
He said the emphasis will be on vision and seeing things clearly and in a fresh way. Hinrichsen also expects to develop outlets for publishing local poetry and will conduct group readings of original poetry created as part of the poet laureate project.
- The Christmas Poetry Programme - listen to a preview
At 5 pm on Christmas Day, the Christmas Poetry Programme on RTÃ‰ Radio 1 offers an hour ... Steel Skin, by Julie Morrissy, is from her collection I Am Where, published by Eyewear Publishing and read here by Cathy Belton: The Second Coming, by Roisin ...
- Vimeo Short Film Of The Week: â€˜Mining Poems or Odesâ€™
Short films matter. Vimeo wants you to know it. So do we. Thatâ€™s why every week weâ€™ll take a look at some of the short film worldâ€™s best and brightest. This week, we bring you Callum Riceâ€™s BAFTA winning doc Mining Poems or Odes. The Plot: Head.
- Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals She Was Selling Drugs When She Met Tupac Shakur
She says that she is revealing she sold drugs as a means to try and shed light on the circumstances of her friendship with Tupac, confirming it was far from romantic despite the famous poem that he wrote for her. â€œI just decided that one little piece was ...
- Double-edged as any language
It was a strange fascination with Urdu poetry for a people who were least connected with the language. They spoke dialects of Chhattisgarh. They spoke Telugu, Oriya, Bengali and even Marathi. But Urdu? Urdu is used with equal force by reactionary mullahs ...
- Inside Emily Dickinson: Her Poetry and Her Life
Monday, April 17th at 7:00 PM - Register Here: This inspiring biographical portrait is based on the letters, life stories and poems of Emily Dickinson. It combines performance with interactive workshop activities. In the course of the show, Ms. Grace ...
- Celebrating Thomas S. Monson's 90th year: Finding 90 years of joy in family, faith and work
When the Monson family came to Toronto, there were a few skeptical missionaries ... As life and loves go, most know Monson loves music and poetry and a good story. His love of theater is legendary. Chamberlain said he has been with Monson on several ...
- An actor transcends age: John Douglas Thompson melts away the years to play Hamlet at A.C.T.
(L.A. audiences will remember his towering performance as the haunted traveler searching with his daughter for his vanished wife in Wilsonâ€™s â€œJoe Turnerâ€™s Come and Goneâ€ at the Mark Taper Forum in 2013 ... in him a faith in poetry.
- Cancer sufferer Leah Bracknell shares moving poem on Facebook
Former Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell has shared a touching poem online, as she continues to battle cancer. The 53-year-old actress â€“ who played Zoe Tate in the ITV soap for 16 years until 2005 â€“ was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in September 2016.
- Secret life of children's author Margaret Wise Brown: Wild life of Goodnight Moon writer who hated kids and had affairs with a female poet and a married man
The beloved children's author of Goodnight Moon secretly hated kids ... which she referred to as 'The Only House.' There she wrote a poem about a girl who moved from the country to the city, named 'Goodnight Room.' That poem would later become Goodnight ...
- Wilmer Mills: The Poet as Maker
Fairchildâ€™s own father operated a metalworking lathe, and his poems often focus on the demanding, skillful work of machinists, welders, and ranchers. More fundamentally, poets from such a background often value work ethic and attention to detail.
- Childrenâ€™s & Teensâ€™ Reston Connection 2017
pictures and photos for our annual Children's Issue. The response as always was enormous. While we were unable to publish every piece we received, we did our best to put together a paper with a fair sampling of the submitted stories, poems, drawings ...
- 10 quotes by Pablo Neruda on love and loss to awaken the romantic in you
Twenty Love Poems made Neruda a celebrity ... As a tribute to Neruda on his 113th birthday, here are 10 quotes by Neruda that will awaken the romantic in you: 1. "I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems ...
- Curtain goes up on global poetry fest
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The 11th edition of Kritya International Poetry Festival began on Thursday with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan lighting â€˜akshara vilakkuâ€™, a lamp made with inscription of letters in different languages, at Bharat Bhavan, here.