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- Writing as a Soldier and a Civilian - New York Times (blog)
New York Times (blog)Writing as a Soldier and a CivilianNew York Times (blog)Among the better-known veteran writers of recent wars, Brian Turner, author of â€œHere, Bulletâ€ and â€œMy Life as a Foreign Country,â€ took his M.F.A. credentials to the battlefield and returned with devastating poetry. Phil Klay got his degree not long ...and more »
- Tim Hudson roughed up again in 5-0 Giants loss (w/video) - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Tim Hudson roughed up again in 5-0 Giants loss (w/video)Santa Rosa Press DemocratWhen we hear â€œBatter Upâ€ on the River these days, someone always asks â€œIs it gluten-free?â€ 100 years ago people were asking. â€œWhat's gluten?â€ Poetry in two venues, a Figs and Pigs Festival, and the Healdsburg Arts Festival, jazz, the farmers' market ...and more »
- Snider recalls his Santa Rosa days - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Snider recalls his Santa Rosa daysSanta Rosa Press DemocratSinger-songwriterTodd Snider has a musical style that combines Americana, alt-country, and folk. Snider doesnt play the trumpet, but as he explained in an interview, "a friend of mine took a photo of me playing the trumpet. I don't play the trumpet ...and more »
- How we made The War Poetry of Wilfred Owen app for iPad - The Guardian (blog)
The Guardian (blog)How we made The War Poetry of Wilfred Owen app for iPadThe Guardian (blog)The concept for an app based on the war poetry of Wilfred Owen came as the result of reading a very early e-book containing a collection of his work. While I appreciated the portability of an e-book, I felt that such powerful and moving words could be ...
- The Tumble Down 'G' - Outlook
The Tumble Down 'G'OutlookBut the signs are clearly not in favour of the young man, once described as a precocious child and who once dabbled in poetry as a college student. The anti-Varun sentiment in the party is clearly a trickledown from the top. To an extent, Varun is a ...and more »
- UT professor Amy Billone explores life through poems
When she moved into her empty office in 2001, Amy Billone wrote a poem about her new surroundings at UT. On Monday night, 13 years later, the associate professor of English read it again to a completely different audience at "Writers in the Library," where ...
- Review: Blah Blah Blah, Old Vic basement - Bristol24-7 (registration) (blog)
Bristol24-7 (registration) (blog)Review: Blah Blah Blah, Old Vic basementBristol24-7 (registration) (blog)Bristol Old Vic's basement is the perfect intimate setting for this monthly evening of poetry and humour, with a range of styles to cater for every taste. Blah Blah Blah showcases the captivating talents of some of today's most inspiring poets ...
- Friendship forged by war in Not About Heroes
Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen made an indelible impression with their powerful poems about the First World War. Now Stephen MacDonald's play about the friendship between the two that developed from their meeting at the Craiglockhart War hospital is ...
- Meadowlark's open mic brings in variety of talent - Daily Nebraskan
Daily NebraskanMeadowlark's open mic brings in variety of talentDaily NebraskanThe performances range from poetry readings to acoustic music. Sign up is at 7 p.m. and the performances begin at 8 p.m.. â€œThere's a ridiculous amount of variety honestly,â€ Rhian said. â€œA lot of young people from the college looking for something to do.â€.
- Ballyturk â€“reviews of 'deliciously strange' new play - The Week UK
Ballyturk â€“reviews of 'deliciously strange' new playThe Week UKEnda Walsh's new play is "wilfully cryptic, gorgeously poetic and clownish", says Andrzej Lukowski in Time Out. It's funny as well as occasionally creepy, with dazzling set pieces, and just when we wonder if anything is actually going to happen, it ...and more »
- The Foyle prize for poetry will restore your faith in arts awards
I kept my verses from when I was 14 in a pillowcase, which was mercifully put in the wash. Writing poetry is like learning an instrument. You need a disproportionate amount of know-how simply not to sound terrible. But when I spent National Poetry Day at ...
- Filipina-Canadian Nurse Raps Her Immigrant Experience - Huffington Post Canada
Filipina-Canadian Nurse Raps Her Immigrant ExperienceHuffington Post CanadaHan Han popped into Kapisanan's Kensington market basement location and dropped into a poetry class. She was a natural. At some point, a year ... Two of the songs have been picked up by EMI publishing in the UK. EMI's catalogues classify the songs as ...
- Ghasful celebrates 5th anniversary - The Daily Star
Ghasful celebrates 5th anniversaryThe Daily StarPoet Muhammad Nurul Huda recited from his poetry. The programme also featured recitations by Dr. Bhaswar Bandyopadhyay, Joyanto Roy, Nazmul Ahsan, Rabia Sultana Panna and Ferdous Ara Kabita. Actor Khairul Alam Sabuj, singer Abdur Rahman, ...and more »
- Georgia Regents University students analyze rap album, hip-hop - The Augusta Chronicle
Georgia Regents University students analyze rap album, hip-hopThe Augusta ChronicleIn 100 years, people are going to be wanting their poetry or drama or short stories to be as good as Good Kid M.A.A.D City. It's of extreme literary value.â€ Christopher Emdin, an associate professor of Science Education at the Teachers College at ...and more »
- UT professors choose literary legacies - UT Daily Beacon
UT professors choose literary legaciesUT Daily BeaconAccording to UT's library website, "The books chosen by professors are diverse, running the gamut from poetry to health science research." Personalized books are shelved at the UT library branch related to the tome's subject matter, including Hodges ...