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- Interview with 2016 NBOV Contest Winner Ruth Daniell on TNQ website
The New Quarterly awarded me first prize in the 2016 Nick Blatchford Occasional Verse Contest for my poem, â€œWedding Anniversary,â€ which is published in Issue #140: In Appreciation of Our Spots. Now, a conversation I had with the wonderfully kind and ...
- 10 Soulful Poems By Amir Khusro, The Poet Who Saw Love In A Spiritual Light
For centuries, poetry has remained one of the most extraordinary art forms of expression. A Sufi mystic and a disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya, Amir Khusro's portrayal of love is spiritual and that's what makes him different from other poets. Written way back ...
- First UAE poetry association established in Fujairah
It also aims to establish a unique approach to writing poetry, based on local UAE dialects ... of establishing such an association and the need to form a collective forum for all the nationâ€™s poets from different nationalities and age groups.
- Translation & Literature in the Age of Post-Truth
Breyten Breytenbach, 1985, photo: Forum This March, Breyten Breytenbach (a South African ... This seems like an intelligent way of approaching the problems inherent in most award ceremonials. Poetry is about the power of creative thinking.
- Pre-teens use poetry to express feelings about Harvey
For many children, it's been difficult to express their emotions about the hardships linked to Hurricane Harvey -- and how the storm changed their lives. That changed when a 7th-grade teacher in Katy ISD asked students to write a parody poem based on the
- Chana Bloch, Poet and Hebrew Translator, Is Dead at 77
â€œI like poetry that appears to be clear on the surface ... called â€œaccessible, joyous and frankly erotic.â€ She was born Florence Ina Faerstein on March 15, 1940, in the Bronx. Her father, Benjamin, was a dentist. Her mother, the former Rose Rosenberg ...
- News Poetry: â€œScarsâ€
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- 'Other Space': TV Review
Paul Feigâ€™s sci-fi sitcom unearths plenty of belly laughs on the other side of the universe. read more
- Why I Write Christian Poetry By Kanisha Parks
Nah." And yes, Iâ€™ve heard and read many a negative remark about Christian poetry: that it â€˜sucks,â€™ isnâ€™t deep enough, doesnâ€™t resonate with the average person, or it doesnâ€™t sell. Youâ€™ll be hard pressed to find a book publisher interested in ...
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- What is untranslatable? Ten translators from Indian languages list their candidates
In translating Urdu poetry, the difficulty has always been jigar, which literally refers to the liver but is used to mean the rough area around the heart â€“ a mythical, imaginary space actually.
- Finding Your Writing Fix in Online Classes
I love using writing as an excuse to go places and meet people and yes ... (and filled to the brim with other CNF lovers like me), as well as the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, a smallâ€“butâ€“mighty conference that lets poets take over Salem for a ...
- The Warmth of A.A. Milneâ€™s Poems in Childhood and Beyond
â€œI always wondered when I was a child,â€ my mother whispered, â€œwhy he couldnâ€™t have both? After all, theyâ€™re not at all the same.â€ My daughters adore the poem, as do I, as does my mother, as did her father, who first read them to her. What a thin
- Anne Carson: Icon of Intellect
Her interest in ancient Greek poetry is constant in her work, and among her books are translations and adaptations of Sappho, Euripides, Aeschylus and Sophocles. On Thursday, however, Carson read three newer prose pieces. She began the reading by ...
- Tracydotcom: Stuff to do in Jacksonville
His â€œBlue: A Story of a Father and a Sonâ€ and her â€œLady Trucker Birthday Poemsâ€ will be recited at Jacksonville Magazine and Flaire Celebrations, respectively. Full lineup and locations at FSCJ.edu/JaxbyJax. Tracy â€œDot Comâ€ Collins is known ...