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- Hope's second book focuses on indigenous thought
As a Tlingit and Inupiaq poet in Juneau, Ishmael Hope's goal for his second book of poetry "Rock Piles Along the Eddy" was "to just be himself and to be unapologetically Native." Aak'taatseen, the name of the boy who lived among the salmon people in a ...
- Halsey Delivers Powerful Poem About Sexual Assault At Womenâ€™s March NYC â€” Watch Video
Did you catch Halsey at the NYC Womenâ€™s March? The singer and activist recited a moving poem about sexual abuse at the rally, and you NEED to watch it ASAP. How awesome is Halsey? The â€œBad At Loveâ€ singer, 23, stood in front of a sea of protestors at ...
- Capitola Soquel Times: February 2017
Final Capitola Begonia Festival Looking for Poster Submissions â€¢ Community Foundation Welcome Four onto Board for 2017 â€¢ Carolineâ€™s Thrift Shop Gifts $275,000 to Local Nonprofits â€¢ 2017 Valentineâ€™s Day Poetry Contest by Noel Smith â€¢ Santa Cruz ...
- April is a good time to rhyme as Miami celebrates Poetry Month
April has been Poetry Month in Miami- Dade County since 2011. Conceived by Scott Cunningham, the O, Miami Poetry Festival will include 30 events and 23 projects, including performances by Manual Cinema of a piece commissioned by O, Miami.
- Poetry for the masses: Transit poems spread to Rhode Island
PROVIDENCE, R.I. â€” A program that spreads poetry through the transit systems of U.S. cities is getting a new audience as it celebrates its 25th year. For the first time, the â€œPoetry in Motionâ€ program will reach bus riders across an entire state.
- Najee discusses â€˜Poetry in Motionâ€™ album and working with Prince
You released your 17th project this past summer and celebrated your 60th birthday. When you look back from where ... For your latest project, Poetry in Motion, you teamed back up with Barry Eastmond. What was that process like? Barry Eastmond is a legenda ...
- â€˜Bullets Into Bells': The Activist Power Of Poetry
Ms Teague, an associate professor of poetry at the University of Idaho, is also the author of two books of poetry, one of which won the California Book Award for Poetry. Mr Rader is the author of two books of poetry and editor of a poetry collection.
- SUNY Genesei to celebrate K-8 peace poetry winners May 14
â€œI love how the students take time to stop and notice when theyâ€™re writing,â€ said Lytton Smith, assistant professor of poetry at SUNY Geneseo. â€œTheir poems help them find the things they feel and know, but arenâ€™t necessarily aware of.â€ The ...
- Laguna Beach poet, actor John Abbot Gardiner identified as Laguna Canyon Road crash victim
Gardiner has performed poetry around at local workshops at Laguna Beach Books ... On Facebook, Gardiner claimed he was a student of The Universe of Haight Ashbury in the 1960s. His friends have set up a tribute page on Facebook as well.
- Elizabeth Alexander, the history, and the rise of African American poetry
When and if we're writing the histories of contemporary black poetry, we might start all the way back in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Rita Dove won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1987. The Dark Room Collective formed in the late 1980s. Spoken word ...
- Poem is a rousing call to Cateran Yompers
â€œIt would be nice to leave a footprint of the poem scattered along the trail but itâ€™s early days so weâ€™ll need to wait and see. â€œIâ€™m in love with the Cateran Trail, Cateranâ€™s Common Wealth (a project which embraces arts and cultural activities ...
- Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time (Summer 2017 Edition)
The details are in the August list below. The Cincinnati Review invites submissions for the annual Robert and Adele Schiff Awards in Poetry and Prose. One poem and one prose piece (fiction or creative nonfiction) will be chosen for publication in our 2018 ...
- New On Canadian Netflix: March 2017
A delicate, gorgeous, and deeply sad, true story of Jean-Dominique Bauby ... When I think of this film, I think of strength and I think of poetry. It somehow carves out hope from the most debilitating circumstances. Ruben Ã–stlundâ€™s dark comedy cuts ...
- WDN Poetry Contest finalist: In December, Near Ben's Arrival Day
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- Nikki Giovanni, a poet who helped define the African-American voice
one of the world's most well-known African-American poets.