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- Finalists for Irish Times-Poetry Now Award announced
... taking part in this yearâ€™s Cork International Poetry Festival (February 14th-18th ) in next Saturdayâ€™s books pages. The account details entered are not currently associated with an Irish Times subscription. Please subscribe to sign in to comment.
- David Orrâ€™s 10 Favorite Poetry Books of 2014
When it comes to annual best-books lists, poetry is the cat that wandered into the dog show. No matter how much one tries, as The Times does, to include poets among the various biographers, essayists, novelists and so forth, itâ€™s hard not to feel that ...
- Poetry and music, a cultural heritage for somali society
Somali has a distinctive,culturally rich heritage of poetry and music that dates back to the countryâ€™s earliest history. Somali poetry and music reflects different aspects of Somali lives and communities. It has been used to express the class, clan and ...
- Day 9: Tlotlo Tsamaase
To me, there is no question that this dark surrealismâ€“with its images of death, graves, and boneâ€“fits into the horror category. Her poem, â€œConstellations of Youâ€ is a haunting and challenging piece on racial identity and lack of self-love.
- Birthday Poems - Poems For Birthday - The Two Thieves
O now that the genius of Bewick were mine, And the skill which he learned on the banks of the Tyne. Then the Muses might deal with me just as they chose, For I'd take my last leave both of verse and of prose.
- The Big Indie Books of Fall 2017
â€œTo read John McGregorâ€™s novel Reservoir 13 is to read a thousand tiny poems in quick succession,â€ says David Enyeart at Common Good Books in St. Paul, Minn. â€œIn fragments and glimpses of a small village in England, McGregor brilliantly contrasts ...
- Celebrate Black History Month With Poetry Read-In In Silver Spring
SILVER SPRING, MD â€” Join ACT-SO (Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, Scientific Olympics) for a family-friendly afternoon of poetry to celebrate Black History Month at the Randolph Road Theatre Saturday. This second annual event is part of the ...
- Times owner, publisher Frank Schier passes away at 62
A former board member at Rockford College, where he earned a Bachelorâ€™s degree in English in 1988, Schier was a renowned reader and collector of rare books, and published his own collection of poetry in 1982, Splitting Hairs. Schier was diagnosed with ...
- 7 books that excite CBC Poetry Prize juror Gary Barwin
And reports by an ape, a burrowing creature, a singing mouse and a beautiful, sad, numinous story about guy riding a bucket into the sky. Sheep's Vigil by a Fervent Person by ErÃn Moure. Hard to choose just one book by this prolific poet, translator and ...
- Gunter Grass, Nobel Prize winner, dies aged 87
German Nobel Prize-winning author Gunter Grass has died. He was 87.
- My Love - Poem by Emma Atkinson
He has sunshine in his hair, And my heart is in his hand. The things my heart desires. My Love is honest, like a well-used hammer. He does not speak simply to enamor, But still his words make pound my heart. He is my conscience echoed, Speaking without art.
- COLONIE LIBRARY: Happenings at the library
In addition to an open mic, a poetry contest will take place in which cash prizes will be awarded to the winners. Spectators are welcome and admission and entry are both free. Poet Brian Dorn will be hosting the event. Sunday, Nov. 26 Indian Music Caravan ...
- Conveying a controversial poetâ€™s life
and how this life and culture of the time period affected the poetry Whitman produced,â€ Leitgeb said. â€œPatrick Scully is an example of Minnesota talent, and we just could not pass up the opportunity to showcase this talented individual.â€ This was ...
- Bad times make great art: The AIDS crisis and the New Queer Cinema
The art of protest is provocative, no question. Itâ€™s often brave, usually fierce, sometimes compelling and occasionally inspirational. But is the appeal of the books, films, poetry, painting, television and sculpture produced in response to tyranny ...
- Healing verses: How poetry saved a young manâ€™s life
It was a courageous move for the poet â€“ with the support of family and friends he took a chance and flew to the Big Apple with only the promise of a short slot at the Nuyorican Poetsâ€™ CafÃ©. â€œThat was a fantastic experience,â€ he explains.