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- Must read books for September: spectres, spooks and sinners
The result is a work of visceral poetry with rare heft: once you turn the last page, the book feels somehow much heavier than when you started.
- Deadline Approaches for Emily Dickinson First Book Award
Submissions are currently open for the Poetry Foundationâ€™s Emily Dickinson First Book Award. A prize of $10,000 and publication by Graywolf Press is given for a poetry collection by a U.S. writer of at least forty years of age who has not published a ...
- High school poetry competition comes to Greensboro
Schools participating in the program receive supplemental curriculum materials from the NEA, including an online anthology of poetry to select from, a program guide to help instructors teach recitation and performance, online video resources, promotional ...
- Free Local Author Talks At R.J. Julia; African American Poetry Read-in at Coffee House
Riverwood Poetry Series The Riverwood Poetry series will continue Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m., with a reading by and conversation with Margaret Gibson, on the theme of "Love, in Sickness and in Health," at the Universalist Church of West Hartford ...
- Marlon James wins Anisfield-Wolf fiction prize
?A Brief History of Seven Killings? is one of The Washington Post?s top 10 books of 2014.
- Wired: Rethinking Mountain Gloom
And that is this: that before people began to climb the Alps at the very end of the eighteenth century, before the Romantic poets turned to the peaks with an eloquence that would gild their ridges, most Europeans feared, disliked and avoided mountains.
- Writing programs in Minnesota jails struggle to find long-term funding
The women's writing program has helped more than 180 inmates since it ... impacted many inmates and reduced negative incidents in the jail. For many of the women, poetry has offered them their first experience of success, Hoffman said.
- Political Satire: Have a laugh with song and a poem about politics called "Run For Office"
I'll show you when I get in office! The song lyrics are even more biting than the poem. Here is a link to a Free Clip of the song version of "Run For Office." (While you are on the song page, check out a Free Clip of a song called "Big Bucks," too.
- This Enters Through the Brainâ€™s Back Door To Make You More Creative
Itâ€™s why for every morning for the last five years weâ€™ve spent a few minutes on the phone with a dear friend, while he reads us a poem or we read him one, since he first told us that of his unique, simple practice. It starts our brains off with a way ...
- The Diary of Poems
Hello, I know posting this may be the most random things i ever done. Honestly all i want to do is to save any poems that i ever made so i don't lose them or maybe forgot that i ever made one. I really love poems and also writing them, it's a way to show ...
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- ESSAY: Muhammad Ali, An American Poet - WLRN
Los Angeles TimesESSAY: Muhammad Ali, An American PoetWLRNAli's publishing forumâ€”a television camera and a microphoneâ€”left no space for such self-obscurity, nor did his sense of purpose. Poetry became the way he sparred with a white audience who disapproved of him. Like his later opponent George Foreman, ...What I Learned From The Greatest: Personal Reflections On Muhammad AliHuffington Postall 5,538 news articles »
- What Do Our Book Purchases Say About Us?
Intersecting Circles: The Voices of Hapa Women in Poetry and Prose edited by Marie Hara and Nora Okja Keller â€“ I borrowed this out-of-print book from the library twice. Discovering it in a secondhand shop screams blessing. A Little Too Much Is Enough by ...
- Book Review: 'Telling My Father' by James Crews
The book is dedicated to the poet's deceased namesake parent, James Crews Sr., and a third of its 47 poems invoke him, chart this father-son relationship, or both. The book opens with a poem describing the nature of human desire, regardless of sexual ...
- Mirza Ghalib, poet par excellence, gets beautiful birthday Google Doodle
His contributions to Urdu poetry and prose were not fully appreciated in his lifetime, but his legacy has come to be widely celebrated, most particularly for his mastery of the Urdu ghazal (amatory poem),â€ the blog post added.