Massey poets triple-packed in kete series
18:29 (GMT) - 21.08.2014
"Epic and cool" - that’s how the publishers describe their Kete Series, a unique concept to launch three Massey poets in one hit on today’s National Poetry Day .
Poetry: It's the ultimate selfishness
16:19 (GMT) - 21.08.2014
Elaine Feinstein is a British writer, in the most expansive sense of the word "writer" - poetry, fiction, biography, plays and screenplays, journalism - and in a somewhat restricted sense of the word "British." But more about that anon.
There Still Isn't One Good Way to Represent the Internet in Art
6:05 (GMT) - 21.08.2014
The writer Quinn Norton has spoken of the same problem in prose writing. “Right now,” she said in early 2013, “my field must tackle describing a world where falling in love, going to war, and filling out tax forms looks the same;
The power of poetry in the halls of a hospital
0:29 (GMT) - 21.08.2014
Poetry and acute care for the elderly are two things not usually combined, but when they are the results are remarkable.
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.
National Poetry Day Celebrations & Book Launch this Friday
16:44 (GMT) - 20.08.2014
Poetry, publishing and a ‘back-to-basics’ approach to doing business come together this Friday night when three Manawatū poets (and their books) shake off their dust-jackets to reveal the colour and creativity that ‘thinking local’ can bring to our community.
111-year-old Japanese retired educator who enjoys poetry recognized as the world's oldest man
2:12 (GMT) - 20.08.2014
A 111-year-old retired educator from Japan who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world's oldest living man.
Malcolm K. Drumheller Expresses Love for Life Through Poetry, Prose
0:50 (GMT) - 20.08.2014
New book, "Memories of a Gemini," helps readers find joy in their experiences. (PRWeb August 19, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08MEMORIESOFAGEMINI/prweb12107531.htm
Dunedin City Library celebrates National Poetry Day
22:42 (GMT) - 19.08.2014
The top three placegetters in the inaugural Dunedin Secondary Schools’ Poetry Competition will join four of the country’s most revered poets, as the Dunedin City Library opens its doors for an evening of celebration on National Poetry Day.
Peter Dinklage and Taylor Schilling to Star in ‘A Month in the Country’
15:45 (GMT) - 19.08.2014
The two 2014 Emmy Award nominees will star in the Classic Stage revival of Turgenev’s play.
Simin Behbahani, Iranian Poet Quoted by Obama, Dies at Age 87
12:03 (GMT) - 19.08.2014
Iranian poet Simin Behbahani began writing poetry from a young age and became one of Iran’s most prominent poets, receiving recognition at home and overseas. Behbahani has died at the age of 87.
Poetry's evolutionary niche at Cornell Plantations
11:59 (GMT) - 19.08.2014
Consider an orchid’s foot-long spur and a moth’s 12-inch tongue stretching through the spur to reach the orchid’s nectar. Poet Joanie Mackowski sees in this biological oddity the same co-evolutionary process that gives us poetry.
Poets onboard Auckland and Wellington buses
17:24 (GMT) - 18.08.2014
National Poetry Day is being celebrated this year with poets in residence onboard some of Auckland and Wellington’s main bus routes this Friday.
Someone You Should Know: Bob Sieglaff
22:58 (GMT) - 17.08.2014
At 91 years old, Bob Sieglaff said he's finally finished a work that's been years in the making. Sieglaff recently published his book titled, "Prose and Poems from the Penthouse."
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 ...
Going Out Guide for the District of Columbia, Aug. 7-13, 2014
6:26 (GMT) - 6.08.2014
Going Out Guide for the District of Columbia, Aug. 7-13
After Deadline Blog: Bright Passages
7:44 (GMT) - 29.07.2014
Another small sampling of sparkling prose from recent editions. As always, reviews and feature stories are well represented, but so are serious stories written on tight deadlines.
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