Kei Miller wins Forward poetry prize
15:00 (GMT) - 30.09.2014
Judges praise Millers distinctive voice as The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way To Zion takes £10,000 prize Kei Miller: My productivity is linked to what could be called a disability The Jamaican poet Kei Miller has won the prestigious Forward prize for the best poetry collection of 2014 for his standout book based on dialogue between a mapmaker striving to impose order on an unfamiliar land and ...
Steven Pinker’s Sense of Style
6:09 (GMT) - 30.09.2014
The Harvard psychologist offers a writing guide based on how the mind works -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Popular Kiwi writer's latest poetry book released
19:25 (GMT) - 29.09.2014
Popular Kiwi writer Apirana Taylor will launch his sixth volume of poetry with Canterbury University Press in October.
Poetry to pop at Warwick Words
18:24 (GMT) - 29.09.2014
POETRY to pop feature at Warwick Words Autumn Festival. The celebration of the written word runs from October 1 to 5, and includes performances from some of the country’s leading writers, poets, and journalists.
Poetry with a slice of pizza in Camden
13:42 (GMT) - 29.09.2014
As the regulars funnel into the pizza parlor, Rocky Wilson greets them with a high-pitched voice and a monkey sock puppet.
Saeed Jones: “No One Is Safe” In These Poems
11:30 (GMT) - 29.09.2014
A conversation with Jones about his debut collection, Prelude to Bruise , and whether poetry can ever go viral
Rap and rhyme lures students away from smartphones and back to writing in notebooks
22:21 (GMT) - 28.09.2014
Meet the woman who is making poetry cool again in Queensland schools through the use of hip-hop, music and rhyme.
Francia poetry books on special fall offer
16:17 (GMT) - 28.09.2014
Two poetry books by INQUIRER.net columnist Luis H. Francia is on a special fall offer by Meritage Press, the company announced recently.
US poet laureate says poetry is his life's pivot
14:01 (GMT) - 28.09.2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright says poetry has been the pivot around which his life has turned for 50 years. The 79-year-old retired University of Virginia professor assumed the poet laureate's job last week. The Library of Congress chose Wright to succeed Natasha Trethewey ...
Kei Miller: My productivity is linked to what could be called a disability
8:09 (GMT) - 28.09.2014
The Forward prize nominee on his ADHD, dual identity and latest poetry collection, The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion In the summer, Jeremy Paxman outraged the poetry world by using his chairmanship of one of its premier prizes as a pulpit for denouncing an art form that, he said, had connived at its own irrelevance. Announcing the shortlists for this years Forward Prizes, he called for ...
Nick Young recites poetry for 'Poetry Friday'
13:04 (GMT) - 27.09.2014
Swaggy P is creating poetry, like he does on the court, dribble twice then stepback, is the name of the sport.
Alastair Reid obituary
12:55 (GMT) - 26.09.2014
Essayist who graced the columns of the New Yorker for 40 years, poet, and translator of many Hispanic authors Alastair Reid, who has died aged 88, was a Scottish writer whose imagination dwelt in the Hispanic world. He was at least as well known for his translations of Jorge Luis Borges, Pablo Neruda and other Spanish-speaking writers as for his own poetry. Reid was also a superb writer of prose ...
The Weekend List: The arts and culture guide to Seattle's good life
7:22 (GMT) - 25.09.2014
Cheap beer and prose at Hugo House, "In the Heights" at Village Theatre, Baths at the Showbox and more.
Climate: Now to turn summit prose into action
17:04 (GMT) - 24.09.2014
Paris (AFP) - Having renewed their commitment to saving Earth's climate, governments face daunting challenges in the coming months to draft a global pact and set targets for slashing carbon emissions, analysts said Wednesday.
PROSE schools get new evaluation option
13:08 (GMT) - 24.09.2014
Many of this year’s PROSE schools -- 62 schools empowered under the new contract to try far-reaching educational changes -- have an option to use a modified evaluation system this year after the UFT and DOE convinced the State Education Department that the system complies with state law.
Book News: Author J. California Cooper, Whose Simple Prose Drew Acclaim, Dies
6:59 (GMT) - 24.09.2014
The playwright-turned-novelist had a conversational style that made even vast themes feel intimate.
Dan Abnett writing Avengers prose novel
2:49 (GMT) - 22.09.2014
The writer is working on another prose novel, Everybody Wants to Rule the World .
Kipling's poetry: Of soldiers, monarchs and revenue-raising
4:08 (GMT) - 14.09.2014
Sir Walter Scott, Hans Christian Andersen, Thomas Hardy, right down to Michael Ondaatje, Alice Walker, Russell Banks, John Updike, Vladimir Nabokov, Erica Jong and their ilk are not exactly more famous as poets. Kipling's (1865-1936) prose creations - not only the Irish boy drawn into the "Great Game" or the foundling who is raised in the jungle by a wolf-pack, but also from the wider animal ...
Politics & Prose offers ‘a room of one’s own’
9:23 (GMT) - 10.09.2014
The Writers' Cottage in Ashland, Va., offers a chance to get away for solitary composition or to work with experienced teachers.
'Form' and 'Content'
15:22 (GMT) - 9.09.2014
When my editor asked me to write about 'prose poetry' the first thought that passed in my mind is the renowned British poet Tom Raworth and his famous poem 'How to Patronise a Poem'.
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