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- Tortured-artist robot trawls beaches, scrawling poems in the sand
3D-printed robot that potters around the beach writing poetry in the sand beneath its wheels. (We like to imagine it as what might happen if you trained a convolutional neural network on every episode of teen angst drama Dawsonâ€™s Creek ever!)
- Poetry Sunday: Barb Reynolds
Starkey is a past winner of The Atlanta Reviewâ€™s International poetry competition, a winner of the International Library of Poetryâ€™s Open Poetry Contest and most recently, a winner of the 2016 Carriage House Poetry Prize of Tiferet Journal.
- HarperCollins Childrenâ€™s Books to Publish RUNNY BABBIT RETURNS
a never-before-published book of spoonerism poems by the legendary Shel Silverstein and follow-up to the 2005 publication, RUNNY BABBIT. Antonia Markiet, Senior Executive Editor at HarperCollins, acquired U.S. and Canada rights, and publication is ...
- Zadie Smith of New York University to Receive the Langston Hughes Medal
The medal honors writers of poetry, drama, fiction, biographies ... we suggest you contact them directly not in an open forum.
- Poet's Notebook: For the love of tennis
We moved to New Jersey in 1945, and there my friends and I played with youthful intensity football ... the brilliant 57-year-old tennis-loving poet jumped off the Washington Bridge in Minneapolis, onto the frozen Mississippi River. He apparently waved ...
- Events for the coming week: Prairie Appreciation Day, Black Box jazz series, author event, music and more happenings
Bryan Willis (playwright), Merridawn Duckler (short fiction), Pat Dixon (poetry), Lynette Charters (animation), Holly Reever, Merry Jo Shaw and Bill Yake will be highlighted. Itâ€™s at the Black Box Theater, 512 Washington St. SE, Olympia. Tickets are $22.
- Vote for which art will grace Muni buses
San Franciscans can vote on the finalists for the Muni Art contest, which grants five local artists an opportunity to showcase their original works on the sides of SFMTAâ€™s coaches turned roving art galleries, alongside poetry by local writers.
- Writers workshop planned prior to statewide poetry contest
Future writers of Nebraska between the ages of 13 to 25 are eligible to win up to $350 by entering their own writing. The Writerâ€™s Workshop will offer help with peer review, working with the writer on their individual work, each writer will be given a ...
- This summer explore nature, poetry, saints with new children's books
The following books are suitable for summer reading: "How to be a Hero: Train with the Saints" by Julia Harrell, illustrated by Chad Thompson. Pauline Kids (Boston, 2017). 176 pp., $14.95. This summer elementary-school readers can take a timeout from ...
- CM visits Iqbalâ€™s mausoleum to pay respects, offers fatiha and recites poetry
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited the mausoleum of Poet of the East, Allama Dr Muhammad Iqbal on the occasion of Iqbal Day, today. He laid the floral wreath at the Mazaar of Allama Iqbal; offered Fateha and prayed for the prosperity and ...
- Anna Koppelman â€“ how to find your worldâ€¦ where you belong
And learned how to read. But kids kept making fun of her. For the next 10 years. â€œI just wanted to connect with people,â€ she said. â€œWhen I would write, I would be able to connect with people. When I would perform poetry, I would be able to connect ...
- Poetry series to present Kurin Kapur
Flatbread will make a donation from their pizza sales, eat-in or takeout. The poetry series and open mic is free and open to the public. For information: 978-388-9771; http://www.amesburypubliclibrary.org.
- Poetâ€™s Sampler: Chloe Forsell
These poems dareâ€”no, promiseâ€”to â€œcontemplate the color of her body in landscape.â€ These poems know that as we go to ground through language, we open ourselves up to slip, to fall, to fault. â€œIâ€™ll call my bluff,â€ Forsell writes, and for a ...
- Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals She Was Selling Drugs When She Met Tupac Shakur
She says that she is revealing she sold drugs as a means to try and shed light on the circumstances of her friendship with Tupac, confirming it was far from romantic despite the famous poem that he wrote for her. â€œI just decided that one little piece was ...
- Still avid for Ovidâ€™s poetry, 2,000 years on
So when I read an online article that 2017 was also the 2,000th ... I began a status update, wondering whether there might be interest in a new anthology of poems celebrating Ovidâ€™s anniversary. I suggested a 21st-century version of Metamorphoses ...