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- The Many Pleasures of Reading Donald Britton's Poems - Hyperallergic
HyperallergicThe Many Pleasures of Reading Donald Britton's PoemsHyperallergicOften, it is poets who save other poets' works, at least until the writings are published. In this case, Nightboat is to be commended for publishing In The Empire of the Air: The Poems of Donald Britton, and A Fast Life: The Collected Poems of Tim ...
- Poet fills the gaps in diaspora story
The first published collection of poems by Cambodian-American writer Sokunthary Svay begins where so many diaspora writers have left off: after fleeing the destruction of the Khmer Rouge. Svay was born across the border in Thailand in the Khao-I-Dang ...
- Hostiles review â€“ hail to the chief on a dark western odyssey
Photograph: Waypoint Entertainment Thereâ€™s a gritty integrity and plaintive poetry to this end-of-an-era western from Crazy Heart director Scott Cooper. Wrestling with the oddly contemporary contradictions of frontier mythology, itâ€™s a tough but tender ...
- Tony Hillerman Prize Contest opens
Participants in the contest will have the opportunity to win $500 in cash prizes and have their work recognized and electronically published by WWA. Micro-Westerns are defined as original Western fiction, nonfiction, or poetry stories 280 characters in ...
- Graywolfâ€™s Literary Salon hits National Book Awards jackpot with 3 nominees
These poems of love extend beyond the erotic into the struggle for unity â€“not despite the realities of race but precisely because of what race has caused us to make of and do to one another â€¦ this is a mighty work, and a tremendous offering.â€
- Lives of pioneer 'invisible' women related through an exhibition
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) India has many women whose contributions have made the country proud. Attempting to showcase their contribution in the changing Indian milieu, an upcoming exhibition in the national capital aims to recognise their hidden achievements. American photographer Mick Minard has captured the lives of 15 women leaders across several verticals in photographs and a book that he ...
- Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-Winning Playwright and Celebrated Actor, Dies at 73
Known for writing that suffused the fringes of American society with a surreal and brutal poetry, Shepard rose to fame when he ... he worked on a ranch as a teen and discovered Samuel Beckett â€” as well as jazz and abstract expressionism â€” at Mt.
- Why tyrants love to write poetry
Poetry is an art of refinement, synonymous with delicacy and sensitivity. It seems counterintuitive that it might also be a celebration of brutality, and the art form beloved of tyrants. But from classical antiquity to modernity, dictators have been ...
- Black Australia â€˜Writes Backâ€™ to the Literary Traditions of Empire
I In her article "Black Australia 'Writes Back' to the Literary Traditions ... Focused on strategies and poetic devices used by the two poets to engage non-Indigenous readers in the experience of their writing, the article examines how the rhetoric of ...
- Spring poetry reading and workshop set at MCC
Those interested in reading for Open Mic should arrive 15 minutes early to sign up. Please feel free to share original poems or favorites other authors. The evening will begin with community poetry readings from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m., followed by a reading by ...
- Why I Write Poetry: Ren Powell
She is a native Californian, settled on the west coast of Norway. Ren has published six full-length collections of poetry (and more than a dozen books of translations) with traditional publishing houses. She hosts the This Choice podcast. Master Poetic Forms!
- Manchester Arena attack: 22 killed at Ariana Grande concert as bomber named as Salman Abedi
He read his poem This Is The Place before adding ... screaming and covered in blood," the 35-year-old told ITV News. Theresa May hailed the "inspirational bravery" of the emergency services and the "unbreakable spirit" of Mancunians as she signed the ...
- Who knew New York City firefighters were such romantic poets?
NEW YORK â€” The FDNY turned up the heat for Valentineâ€™s Day 2017. The fire department tweeted out poems in honor of the day. Their flowery tweets are filled with fire safety advice, and suggestions for Valentineâ€™s Day activities.
- Dark green eyes,
Her razor blade dancing along the flesh on her arm, Trying to find the reasons everyone, is against her. â€˜is it because I exist?â€™ She often asks herself. Awake at night the suicidal thoughts keep her company.
- Grammy Award winner who suffered backlash from Trump Inaugural gig to speak at CSU
â€œThis yearâ€™s forum is going to be unlike any other ... He has starred in HBOâ€™s â€œDef Poetry Jam,â€ TV Oneâ€™s â€œVerses and Flowâ€ and Spike Leeâ€™s movie â€œInside Man with Denzel Washington.â€ His poems â€œWhere Are You Really From?â€