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- Poet and professor Kiki Petrosino to unveil new poems and discuss ancestry at free event
On Saturday, Feb. 11, Petrosino will introduce new poems and discuss her experience with researching her ancestry in â€œWriting the Ancestors: Literacy, Family & the Creative Process,â€ a free event held at the Kentucky Center for African-American Heritage.
- GreenFields of Geneva 100 Year Old Resident Has Book of Poetry Republished
Now, almost two full years later, Grace McLennanâ€™s claim to fame is the fact that sheâ€™s a published poet. Republished to be exact. Due to popular demand, the resident of GreenFields of Geneva has had her book of poetry Grace Notes, republished.
- Publisher pulls books after late Canadian poet laureate accused of plagiarism
But DesRuisseaux's Tranches de vie, a book of French-language poetry published in 2013, drew the attention of U.K.-based poetry sleuth Ira Lightman. Lightman went public in The Guardian newspaper over the weekend alleging the book lifted works from various ...
- Family publishes poetry of murdered trans woman Andrea Waddell
A collection of poetry by Andrea Waddell, a trans woman who was murdered in Brighton in October 2009, has been published with the support of her family. Sounds of the Soul: Adventures in Time by Andrea Waddell deals with the enthusiasms and complications ...
- ASL Slam's 'open hands' event lets the deaf express themselves through poetry
NEW YORK (CIRCA) - ASL Slam is an "open hands" event where members of the deaf community express themselves through poetry. Held at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, ASL Slam allows individuals to rap, rhapsodize and rehash on stage.
- Parents share daughter's poem on heroin addiction in obituary
The obituary included a poem Farrell had sent to her sister about her struggle to overcome her drug addiction. "Funny, I don't remember no good dope days. I remember walking for miles in a dope fiend haze," the poem read. She continued to say everything ...
- 10 Online Tools to Engage Kids in Writing
Julie Petersen joins us today to share 10 really great online tools for getting kids more engaged in writing. We all know getting kids to write is a struggle sometimes, and these tools will help maâ€¦
- Poetry: O Halloranâ€™s Fort
at dusk in the air above our heads. No living here, for many of us. The path was clear from the beginning. The Book Club Click to join in the discussion about this month's author: Michael Collins
- Sale of book will benefit Bourger Women with Children Program
The book is $20. This is the second book the authors have written and illustrated together to benefit the Bourger Women with Children Program. "Taking the Next Step: Poetry, Reflections, and Illustrations for the Journey'' was published in 2016.
- Nellie McClung: Tea leaves offer poetry and hope
This column first appeared in the Victoria Daily Times on May 10, 1941 ... â€œI wrote to you once,â€ she said, â€œabout my poetry.â€ When she mentioned her name, I remembered her letter. â€œBut you were teaching then in Saskatchewan,â€ I said ...
- Brick-wall Poetry (3b/3): recovery from an addiction to pronouns anonymous
Language is the medium of the poet. One has only to turn to the words of â€˜Abduâ€™l-BahÃ¡ to discover its purpose: â€œ. . . the function of language is to portray the mysteries and secrets of human hearts. The heart is like a box, and language is the ...
- Jen Bervin Discusses Mixing Poetry with Technology
Jen Bervinâ€™s experimental work Silk Poems started with a question. If she had a silk biosensor embedded beneath her skin, what would she want it to say? Exploring the answer led Bervin on a five-year journey through more than 30 international ...
- Writing it out
Dubrasky has always been interested in poetry. In fact, she received a masterâ€™s degree in creative writing from Stanford University, where she became interested in pursuing poetry as an academic career. When she relocated to Utah, Dubrasky obtained a Ph ...
- The Drunken Odyssey presents odes to humping at Erotic Poetry Night V: Smut, Actually
Although Super Bowl Sunday is often marked by flowery descriptions of balls and the people who handle them, local literary podcast The Drunken Odyssey is taking the opportunity to forgo any subtlety in this night of erotic poetry and prose. Local writers ...
- Valley of the Sun Juneteenth celebration commemorates African-American freedom - azcentral.com
azcentral.comValley of the Sun Juneteenth celebration commemorates African-American freedomazcentral.comPhoenix's Valley of the Sun Juneteenth will commemorate the holiday with a day-long celebration on June 18 that includes live performances from local African-American choirs, youth groups and poets; food and retail vendors; a photographic display on ...and more »