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- Introducing American Girlâ€™s 2017 Girl of the Year
American Girl is ringing in the New Year with the debut of Gabriela McBrideâ„¢, the 2017 Girl of the Year. Gabriela is a true creative talent who uses the power of poetry to help her break down barriers and overcome a personal challenge with stuttering.
- Slammed by Colleen Hoover
In this book, you learn how poetry expresses the deeper emotions behind someone's feelings. An instant connection is sparked between Layken and Will. The idea that love is complicated is definitely demonstrated in this book. What would you do if you had to ...
- Murals add interest to downtown views
The plan to install these temporary murals for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering has been percolating for about two years, according to Trish Reynolds, one of the artists involved. Western Folklife Center executive director David Roche and artistic ...
- Trump supporter leaves black waitress $450 tip and message of unity
Rosalynd Harris works at Busboys & Poets in Washington D.C., and on Monday ... Waitress stiffed by white couple because they â€˜donâ€™t tip black peopleâ€™ â€” Thatâ€™s what prompted him to leave a $450 tip for Harris on a $70 tab, along with a ...
- Drew Hosts Summer Poetry Readings - Drew Today
Drew TodayDrew Hosts Summer Poetry ReadingsDrew TodaySome 35 students enrolled this summer. The program brings some of the world's most honored writers to Drew's campus for public events twice a year, including Pulitzer Prize winners, U.S Poet Laureates and Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets.and more »
- Black Arts Initiative Lecture Series - Evie Shockley
the new black, and the forthcoming collection, semiautomatic) and a discussion of her current research on contemporary narratives of slavery, to offer some ways of thinking about the context and approaches of 21st-century African American poetry.
- â€˜Captain America: Civil Warâ€™ composer Henry Jackman revives Teutonic tone poems
Like it or not, superhero movies are Hollywoodâ€™s current bread and butter. With release schedules confirmed through 2020, movie studios are banking on audiences continued interest in seeing their favorite comic book characters make the leap to the silver ...
- Geoffrey Hill, 'one of the greatest English poets', dies aged 84
Emmanuel College in Cambridge, where Hill was an honorary fellow, confirmed the news. Filling the prestigious role of Oxfordâ€™s professor of poetry from 2010 until 2015, Hill was knighted for his services to literature in 2012 and was greatly acclaimed by ...
- Poetry Review: Wren Hanksâ€™s Ghost Skin
In the heat and pressure of the center page, the verse condenses into something like sound poetry. Hanks catalogs the inscrutable desires of ghosts. â€œMy ghost wants black eye. My ghost wants pink salt. My ghost wants plate tectonics.â€ Their wants are ...
- Beer: Poetry in a pint glass
Boulder has a great craft beer scene, which means University of Colorado students have the rare opportunity to expand their beer palate beyond cubes of Rolling Rock and kegs of Keystone Light. So here is a guide to some of the places to grab a pint of IPA ...
- Free Verse Follies 2
Free or blank verse only! No haiku. No typewriter poetry. (And do NOT attempt to squeeze an 80 line ... Thanks for being a part of the contest. Special thanks to that one person who inevitably entered a rhyming poem. Happens every time.
- End of an era as book closes on White House poetry night in Limerick
IT is set to be the end of an era this Wednesday as the weekly White House poetry session marks its final night in the Glentworth Street pub. While the last of the regular poetry nights was scheduled to go ahead on this Wednesday night - after new owners ...
- Library seeks volunteer foreign language poetry readers for program
Volunteers are being sought to read existing poems poem in languages other than English â€” no poetry composition is required. A poem will be provided by book artist and activist Janet Bradley. â€œAl-Mutanabbi Street Starts Hereâ€ commemorates the 2007 ...
- Ali family set for solemn trip home to Louisville
The final revisions were made days before Ali died Friday at an Arizona hospital, his family by his side ... With his "Louisville Lip" gift of the gab, Ali composed explicit poetry that matched his epic performances.
- B.C. author W.P. Kinsella ends his own life under assisted-dying legislation
His literary agency confirms the writer had a doctor-assisted death on Friday in Hope ... Kinsella published almost 30 books of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and was a winner of the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia.