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- Apps are open now for the 2018 Lipman Family Prize
This past spring, the Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize announced its first-ever Philly winner ... Scholars intern at Generocity and a rising senior. She enjoys writing poetry, listening to Spanish music and playing with her dogs during her free time.
- Poetry Review: Millicent Borges Accardiâ€™s Only More So
In a statement regarding establishing authority in poetry, William Stafford notes that â€œthe only authority you [the poet] have builds from the immediate performance, or it does not build.â€ In a poem, the immediate performance is found in the words on ...
- Lucky to have friends in LTCA
As the LTCA applauded, LTCA President Jean Saal said, â€œThank you very much. That was wonderful.â€ Donna Cheeseman read a funny poem aloud to the group then announcements were made. The LTCA held a special prayer to lift up their friends who were ill.
- Cambridge University poetry professor who shared 'extremely graphic' child rape fantasies online had 2,000 illegal images of children including one of a BABY is given suspended ...
A Cambridge University poetry professor who had more than 2,000 child abuse images - including one of a baby - has walked free from court. Professor Simon Jarvis, 53, was found with the vile images on various computers and in online accounts when his city ...
- Gift: The Essential Rumiâ€™s Poetry and Wisdom
a friend gave us The Essential Rumi, a collection of writings by the great 13th century Persian mystic poet Jalaluddin Rumi, interpreted by the great Coleman Barks. It is a beauty of a book, one that you can open anywhere, even mid-poem, and find a perfect ...
- Young Afghan Photographer's Work Highlights Plight of Children, Women
At 21, Shagofa Alikozay is a bright woman who isn't far removed from childhood in Afghanistan, which she illustrates with her photos, sketches and poetry. Her goal is to bring to light the challenges, problems and miseries of living in one of the world's ...
- Silent Poetry
Having it taken away and destroyed, is such a horrible shame. What has happened to today's society, is really quite sad. But there are still some decent people out there, that aren't all bad. If everyone could just take the time, and give someone a smile.
- Potent poems
â€œThey loved using bit and pieces of poetry to emphasise a point, making conversation more meaningful and I think it certainly transferred to every member of the family because all eight of us love to write or recite poetry.â€ Bell has been writing ...
- Penitentiary inmates write poetry for local trail
The five poems will be on display on the IAIA trail until August. Andrade said her recreation of the trail caught the eye of the inmatesâ€™ friends and prison staff, who also organized a contest where participants voted for the poem they liked best.
- Go & Do: Poetry Hoot, Rowing the Atlantic and international diplomacy talk
It's the 2016-17 Poetry Hoot Season Finale featuring Dudley Laufman and David Rivard on Wednesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at Cafe Espresso located in Plaza 800 off Islington Street in Portsmouth. Doors open at 6 p.m. Rivard was born in Fall River, Massachusetts.
- Clearview Resolution Services Celebrates Black History Month
Clearview Resolution Services will be hosting a poetry slam to celebrate Black History Month. The event is open to family, friends and community members who wish to enjoy the rhythmic stylings of the talented staff. The slam will be held Friday ...
- Black Power Poet Hopes Trump And Pence Die In A Plane Crash
Nikki Giovanni is an activist poet who got her start in the Black Power movement and then branched out into childrenâ€™s books. How fun. She has been praised by Oprah Winfrey as a living legend, and even won a Grammy. Thereâ€™s a Grammy for poetry?
- Pentagram rebrands Poetry Foundation to show â€œever-changingâ€ nature of literature
The new visual identity has been designed by partner Michael Bierut, and features an â€œalways evolvingâ€ logo that takes on multiple typefaces. A Pentagram New York team led by Michael Bierut have designed a new, typography-based visual identity for US ...
- With Meditations, Soji Simpson lives on
The book of poems Meditations, compiled and annotated by Femi Simpson, the immediate younger brother of Soji, was launched on Saturday at MUSON centre Onikan, Lagos. Friends, families and other notable guests were present at this occasion to celebrate the ...
- Sussanne Khan says â€œaction scenes in â€˜Kaabilâ€™ are poetry in motionâ€
Sussanne Khan has shown full support to her ex-husband Hrithik Roshan for his suspense thriller 'Kaabil'. The film that released in cinemas on January 25 is doing brisk business at the box-office. Sussanne can't stop gushing over the people behind the film.