Galway Kinnell, who won Pulitzer Prize for poetry, dies at 87
16:04 (GMT) - 31.10.2014
Mr. Kinnell, who often wrote about outsiders in American life, was seen as an heir of Robert Frost.
Hold Your Own review powerful poetry from Kate Tempest
11:30 (GMT) - 31.10.2014
She may have been pipped to the Mercury prize, but her latest collection is a winner At the heart of Kate Tempest s latest work is a captivating dichotomy. On the one hand, she is the soul of modernity: now 28, she began her professional career as a rapper at 16; became the youngest-ever winner of the Ted Hughes prize for innovation in poetry for her spoken story, Brand New Ancients , last year ...
Poetry in motion
8:00 (GMT) - 31.10.2014
A NEW woodland trail in the Cotswolds marks the centenary of writer Laurie Lee’s birth.
Of poetry, adventurism and untold stories
0:38 (GMT) - 31.10.2014
From the world of poetry and adventurism to the tale of Seeta's journey through fields, palaces and forests, the IANS bookshelf this weekend offers this and more. Take a look.
Taylor Swift: I want to write poetry
21:00 (GMT) - 30.10.2014
Taylor Swift has revealed that she would love to try writing poetry or a novel after she penned a 400 page book in her teens.
YOUR SAY: Poetry Feast another event for city to be proud of
20:49 (GMT) - 30.10.2014
THE 12th Annual Poetry Feast finished with a fabulous crescendo last Friday night with well over 200 excited poetry lovers in the audience.
Analysts Unload Purple Prose On Alibaba
13:45 (GMT) - 29.10.2014
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's (NYSE: BABA ) underwriters rushed to write reports of praise on the stock Wednesday after a 40-day "quiet period" expired. "A virtual-economy titan," said ...
Stars from heyday of D.C.’s poetry slam scene gather for spoken word reunion
9:32 (GMT) - 29.10.2014
Silvana Straw and other performers from the city?s 1990s spoken word heyday gathered at Dance Place.
Poetry calls out from the screen at Silent River Film Fest
7:50 (GMT) - 29.10.2014
Under the glare of lights in a room typically kept dark for performances, David Worthington took the microphone and gave voice to a man who hadn't been heard that evening — not in person, anyway, in this theater half a world removed from his home in Iran:
Poetry Brothel puts the bawd in bard
14:29 (GMT) - 28.10.2014
A party where you pay to have verse read to you in a bordello-style setting is packing in the punters. Are poetry and sex work really comparable? I am in the back room of the Backroom cocktail bar in New York, reclining on a fur-covered day bed. Next to me is a woman. She wears a leather corset and harem pants, like a gypsy girl from a fairytale. She is barefoot. In the dim candlelight, she asks ...
Poetry competition for students launched
0:30 (GMT) - 28.10.2014
The ‘Qasidah Par Coeur’ competition is part of a big festival taking place in March 2015
Russian poetry lover gets 8 years for murder of prose fan
8:06 (GMT) - 24.10.2014
An argument over which literary genre is more important during drinking bout led to fatal stabbing
Author gives voice to Crohn’s disease
11:18 (GMT) - 21.10.2014
Author Talya Morgana Stein gives a voice to Crohn’s disease patients and challenges them to love themselves in her reflective new collection of poetry and prose, “The Truth: An Autobiography in Poetry and Prose” (published by iUniverse).
1:04 (GMT) - 21.10.2014
19 SUNDAY | 5 P.M. Richard Blanco, the poet for President Obama?s second inauguration, will discuss his memoir ?The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood,? at Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticu...
Images move, evaporate in Killarney Clary's 'Shadow of a Cloud'
12:45 (GMT) - 17.10.2014
Twenty-five years ago, Killarney Clary's first collection made an international splash: The prose poems of "Who Whispered Near Me" wove evanescent description of Clary's native Los Angeles, from her childhood's backyards to her office mates' cubicles, together with pithy regrets and vivid...
AP NewsBreak: Elmore Leonard archive in SC
10:12 (GMT) - 15.10.2014
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lovers of stripped-down prose and oddball characters can now view some of the late, best-selling crime novelist Elmore Leonard's vast collection of handwritten notebooks, typed manuscripts and screenplays.
‘Petals & Prose’ at Rancho Santa Fe Library
17:14 (GMT) - 14.10.2014
A “Petals & Prose Flower Exhibition and Reception” was held Oct. 7 at the RSF Library
'The Sense of Style' argues for writing that is direct, economical, and precise
8:34 (GMT) - 10.10.2014
Linguist Steven Pinker offers a “Guide to Writing in the 21st Century,” with a look back at the 20th century’s lingual lessons.
Judge: Lighten up, they're only cartoons
0:38 (GMT) - 10.10.2014
Cartoons, satires and parodies should not be dealt with in the same seriousness as written prose, a Court of Appeal judge says. In a written judgment on the lifting of the ban on the books of political cartoonist Zunar that was released yesterday, Justice Mohamad Ariff Md Yusoff said all cartoons are meant to "exaggerate, satirise and parody life". This includes "political life", added ...
Unleash the Full Power of the Email Auto-Reply
14:15 (GMT) - 6.10.2014
Tap this shortcut's messaging potential. In concise prose, you can convey a lot about why people choose to do business with you.
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