Slam poetry: A whole other side of verse
16:55 (GMT) - 5.12.2013
Have you snapped your fingers and yelled “Spit, poet!”
Free poetry workshop coming to Broward College Library
16:31 (GMT) - 5.12.2013
A free poetry workshop will offer tips to aspiring writers. Hosted by poet Anastasia Clark, the workshop will run from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at the South Regional/Broward College Library, 7300 Pines Blvd. Poetry created during the workshop will be placed on display and be used in public readings during National Poetry Month in April. For more information, call 954-536-8311. -- Chris Guanche ...
Poetry, Painting, and Calligraphy in Chinese Art
16:05 (GMT) - 5.12.2013
We all hear a lot about the China of today, but too little of its incredible 5,000 year culture. Most would be unaware, for example, that for over 2000 years, from the third century BC to 1911, China was governed … The post Poetry, Painting, and Calligraphy in Chinese Art appeared first on The Epoch Times .
New book collects poems, prose of Mim Funk
15:02 (GMT) - 5.12.2013
Living in this area, one might forget about the natural beauty that is built into everyday life here. It is easy to lose sight of the peaceful movement of the backwaters and marshes or get cau…
Remembering Nelson Mandela: A tribute in photos and prose
10:58 (GMT) - 5.12.2013
Nelson Mandela, the one-time revolutionary who ushered South Africa out of Apartheid, died on Thursday at the age of 95. The beloved leader and freedom fighter will doubtless inspire pages of eulogies even with just part of his resume — South Africa's first democratically elected president, Nobel Peace Prize winner, philanthropist. And it was this thoughtful and mature Mandela who would lead ...
The Learning Network Blog: Poetry Pairing | From ‘Supplice’
10:27 (GMT) - 5.12.2013
This Poetry Pairing presents an untitled poem from T. Zachary Cotler’s “Supplice” and the article “My Favorite Place: Little Compton, R.I.” by Dominique Browning.
Fiesta writing contest opens
6:45 (GMT) - 5.12.2013
The 2014 Apricot Fiesta’s Poetry and Prose Annual Writing Contest is now open. Talented writers of all ages are invited to enter the annual contest. All submissions must be typed.
Brookline High School Slam Poetry Club to co-host showcase
5:52 (GMT) - 5.12.2013
The Brookline High School Slam Poetry Club is co-hosting “TeenWord, A Slam Poetry Showcase” at the Brookline Teen Center on Aspinwall Avenue this Saturday night at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Poetry Pairing | From ‘Supplice’
2:38 (GMT) - 5.12.2013
This Poetry Pairing presents an untitled poem from T. Zachary Cotler's "Supplice" and the article "My Favorite Place: Little Compton, R.I." by Dominique Browning.
National Poetry Series, a Promoter of Poetry in Print, Faces a Shortfall
13:17 (GMT) - 4.12.2013
The nonprofit organization, which subsidizes the publication of five volumes of poetry a year, is short $25,000, its director said on Wednesday.
ANN ARBOR: Bookbound aims to shine spotlight on poetry
7:52 (GMT) - 4.12.2013
ANN ARBOR — Bookbound bookstore held its first Open Mic poetry event on Nov. 14 showcasing the talent of six local poets and Angela Narciso Torres, the winner of the 2013 Willow Books Literature Award for Poetry.
In Obama’s Book List, Glimpses of His Journey
7:03 (GMT) - 4.12.2013
Unlike many of his predecessors, the president's tastes lean toward the literary, in keeping with a man whose first memoir deeply explored issues of race and self.
Titles Obama bought on Small Business Saturday
7:42 (GMT) - 2.12.2013
President Barack Obama made a high-profile shopping trip to Politics & Prose bookstore on Saturday.
Anguish of WWI families revealed in newspaper poems
3:36 (GMT) - 2.12.2013
Heartfelt prose was a way for wives, parents, brothers, sisters and orphaned children to express their grief. Credit: PA Around 16 million people died in the First World War and many relatives published original prose in their local newspapers as a way of grieving for their loved ones who died in battle, often when there was no body to mourn over.
Young authors, poets and artists take home cash awards in Literacy Alive contest
21:47 (GMT) - 1.12.2013
SILVER CITY >> Nine young authors, poets and artists from the Silver City area took home cash awards at Literacy Alive's 2nd annual Prose, Poetry and Art Contest last month in an awards ceremony at the Silco Theater.
William Weaver obituary
23:08 (GMT) - 23.11.2013
Renowned translator best known for rendering the robust Italian prose of Eco's The Name of the Rose into nuanced English William Weaver, who has died aged 90, was the greatest of all Italian translators. Before him, the professional translator was considered little better than a superior sort of typist. Weaver helped to bring the art of translation out of obscurity and give it a literary ...
Poetry breaks through fog of Alzheimer's sufferers
18:38 (GMT) - 21.11.2013
This Warwickshire retirement home in is one of many institutions and hospitals across the country turning to poetry to provide some respite from the symptoms of dementia, such as the loss of memory, communication and basic skills. While it provides no cure, the rhythm and pace of well-known verse can act as a trigger for memories and speech, according to Jill Fraser, whose charity "Kissing it ...
Poetry Profiles: University of Pittsburgh Press
18:26 (GMT) - 21.11.2013
An interview with Ed Ochester, editor of the Pitt Poetry Series.
Style Blog: Customizable classics at Politics & Prose
9:26 (GMT) - 15.11.2013
Customers can choose covers from hundreds of new designs.
How Do We Judge Books Written Under Pseudonyms?
9:06 (GMT) - 12.11.2013
Francine Prose and Daniel Mendelsohn on what readers' and critics' reactions say about works written behind a false name.
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