A pocketful of poetry
10:27 (GMT) - 1.09.2014
Youngsters in South Mumbai are in for a literary delight
Will Self Declares George Orwell ‘A Literary Mediocrity’
7:30 (GMT) - 1.09.2014
“It’s this prose style that has made Orwell the Supreme Mediocrity – and like all long-lasting leaders, he has an ideology to justify his rule.” • I’ve been rereading Jeanine Basinger’s The Star Machine, one of the smartest and most illuminating books ever written about studio-era Hollywood.
.:Middle East Online:::.
6:40 (GMT) - 1.09.2014
379-page collection comprises works of 17 poets from Al Nahyan Family along five centuries. ABU DHABI - The Poetry Academy at the Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee – Abu Dhabi has recently published the edited and expanded “Al Nahyan Poets” collection (third edition).
Teesside's first international poetry festival set to launch in Middlesbrough in October
6:35 (GMT) - 1.09.2014
T-Junction, which will run from October 16-20, will feature a selection of local, national and international poets
Zaccheus Jackson, 'firecracker' East Van poet, dead at 36
0:11 (GMT) - 1.09.2014
Jackson, who became a fixture and inspiration in Vancouver's slam poetry scene starting nine years ago, was struck and killed by a train in Toronto on Wednesday. Jackson was set to return to Vancouver in October. "He didn't get a chance to say goodbye," said Jillian Christmas, Vancouver's current Poetry Slam Champion who performed nationally alongside Jackson as part of the 2013 Van Slam team.
$10 or Less: Split this Rock Writing Workshop and Sneaker Pimps
13:30 (GMT) - 31.08.2014
The Going Out Guide recommends free or low-cost things to do this week.
American Life in Poetry - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 PST
2:13 (GMT) - 31.08.2014
Faith Shearin’s poetry is conversational while moving gracefully and almost effortlessly toward conclusions that really have some punch to them. This one is a good example of that. Shearin lives in Maryland. Music at My Mother’s Funeral
Ian McEwan: 'I'm only 66 my notebook is still full of ideas'
1:00 (GMT) - 31.08.2014
In Ian McEwan's book The Children Act, a high court judge must decide whether a teenage boy lives or dies. In his own life, the novelist feels mortality pressing in but, he says, he's enjoying himself far too much to slow down just yet Continue reading...
Place for poets to share their art
13:45 (GMT) - 30.08.2014
ENTRIES in the annual Rolf Boldrewood Literary awards are now open for budding authors and poets.
International flavour taking centre stage at poetry festival
5:43 (GMT) - 30.08.2014
POETRY lovers are in for a treat when international artists come together in the North-East in October.
Mangalore: Kavita Trust announces Konkani poetry competitions
23:25 (GMT) - 29.08.2014
Mangalore, Aug 30: Kavita Trust which works for the promotion of Konkani poetry has announced annual Konkani poetry competitions for children and youth.
Interview: Dan Abnett Discusses AVENGERS Prose Novel
11:17 (GMT) - 29.08.2014
Find out about 'Everybody Wants to Rule the World.'
Montana Poet Laureate visits fair poetry contest
20:27 (GMT) - 28.08.2014
Poetry is a natural response to our world, connects our fragmented lives and ties us to the generations before and after us, Montana Poet Laureate Tami Halland said Thursday during the poetry contest at the Ravalli County Fair.
31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Features Vaqueros From Baja, Mexico
13:15 (GMT) - 26.08.2014
The 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering will celebrate a little-known corner of Mexico -- Baja California Sur -- and its rich ranchero culture. From Jan. 26-31, 2015, the small high-desert town of Elko, ...
National Poetry Day celebrated tomorrow
21:28 (GMT) - 20.08.2014
Poetry lovers are spoiled for choice with more than 60 events being held all around the country to celebrate National Poetry Day on Friday, 22 August.
Dan Fesperman, One Night Only, Politics and Prose
9:18 (GMT) - 14.08.2014
Baltimore author's ninth novel is a mystery set in the stressed-out world of drone pilots
Stephen L. Carter & ‘Back Channel,’ tomorrow at Politics and Prose
7:33 (GMT) - 12.08.2014
Yale law professor and novelist Stephen L. Carter's new novel
11 things to do today, Aug. 11, in Boulder County
10:00 (GMT) - 11.08.2014
For more than 30 years, James Galvin has been crafting prose and poems that convey a profound sense of place, capturing both the harshness and beauty of the rural American West.
BERRY: The truth behind the prose
14:20 (GMT) - 7.08.2014
Community Columnist BERRY: The truth behind the prose Hi. This is Amy Berry, Grant Berry's wife. After Grant finishes writing his column each month, he always lets me read it for approval and editing. Aug 7, 2014 Normally, he does a pretty good job of getting his facts straight — but this column was so full of inaccuracies, I took the liberty of changing a few details and sending it to the ...
PROSE schools announced
15:40 (GMT) - 4.08.2014
More than 60 schools have gotten the green light to innovate on such things as school schedules, student-teacher ratios or teacher evaluations under a new initiative established by the UFT contract.
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