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- Gimme Fiction! (And Nonfiction.) (And Poetry.) - The Portland Mercury
The Portland MercuryGimme Fiction! (And Nonfiction.) (And Poetry.)The Portland MercuryAT THE TIN HOUSE Workshop Summer Readings series, humorist poets and cultural theorists share the stage, established authors and relative newcomers get equal billing, and it's a rare opportunity for them all to try out new material. They're not on book ...
- MH Abrams, Norton anthology founder, dead at age 102 - Lebanon Daily News
MH Abrams, Norton anthology founder, dead at age 102Lebanon Daily NewsIn July 2012, the essay collection "The Fourth Dimension of a Poem" was published to mark his 100th birthday. In July 2014, he received a National Arts Medal for "expanding our perceptions of the Romantic tradition and broadening the study of literature.".and more »
- HBO doc unpeels layers of Kurt Cobain - The Columbian
The ColumbianHBO doc unpeels layers of Kurt CobainThe ColumbianA stray clip of "MTV News" with Tabitha Soren is therefore as striking as the notebooks filling up with Cobain's thoughts, poetry and rage at public perception. The first viewing also makes it possible to at last sense some closure on the era â€” not ...and more »
- Our Clubs May 31 - Log Cabin Democrat
Our Clubs May 31Log Cabin DemocratHis journals included lovely watercolor sketches (at times covering both sides of the book), drawings, clippings, photos, poetry, calligraphy and of course his own writings about the place. The program was very well received and more than one artist ...
- Herrera named nation's first Latino poet laureate - The Olympian
The OlympianHerrera named nation's first Latino poet laureateThe OlympianKaty's fire back comes hot on the heels of the release of Taylors number one hit 'Bad Blood', which is about a friendship gone bad, apparently based on their relationship. While 25 year old Taylor has never directly confirmed that her latest hit is ...and more »
- Art Garfunkel Serenades Lobero Audience - Santa Barbara Independent
Art Garfunkel Serenades Lobero AudienceSanta Barbara IndependentThe show opened, after an envelope prose poem, with two of the most moving tunes from the Simon & Garfunkel songbook, â€œApril Come She Willâ€ and â€œThe Boxer,â€ a song so good Bob Dylan covered it back in his prime. The chronological space between ...and more »
- Bookman's Holiday: Michael Dirda - Publishers Weekly
Publishers WeeklyBookman's Holiday: Michael DirdaPublishers WeeklyIn fact, it parallels â€œEnding Up,â€ the book's hilarious penultimate essay, in which Dirda describes how, following a lunch in Washington, D.C., with the poet and translator A.M. Justor, he spent the rest of the day prowling through local used ...
- Doris Margaret Bill - Mount Vernon News (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Doris Margaret BillMount Vernon News (press release) (subscription) (blog)Doris loved art, poetry, stamp collecting, traveling and spending time with her family especially the grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; Lewis J Bill, her husband of 60 years, March 29, 2005; and brother, Fred Marti. Doris is survived by ...and more »
- Otero County NAACP celebrates Juneteenth - Alamogordo Daily News
Otero County NAACP celebrates JuneteenthAlamogordo Daily NewsJuneteenth comes days after the tragic shooting incident in Charleston, South Carolina, where a gunman opened fire during a Bible study in a predominantly African American church leaving nine people dead. Robinson said the African American community is ...and more »
- Concert series linking sign language with music comes to an end - SILive.com
SILive.comConcert series linking sign language with music comes to an endSILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. â€” After 10 years and 21 shows, a unique concert series on Staten Island pairing original music and poetry with sign language interpretation is going silent. Saturday's Sign Interpreted Concert Series, organized by musician ...
- Noah Richler's Luminato seeks more than just 'The Write Stuff' - National Post
National PostNoah Richler's Luminato seeks more than just 'The Write Stuff'National PostAnd people who like to read, who are interested in good books and new ideas, don't necessarily love to sit in the dark and listen to pages being turned when they could just buy the damn book and do it themselves. Even those who do enjoy the presumably ...
- Poetry collection follows Lewis and Clark
They are written with a traditional blues rhythm and, according to the Key identifying the types of poems at the front of the book, are â€œwritten for harmonica and fiddle.â€ Burgess holds a degree in English literature from Montana State University ...
- Herrera named nationâ€™s first Latino poet laureate
Librarian of Congress James Billington said he sees in Herreraâ€™s poems the work of an American original. â€œHis poems engage in a serious sense of play â€“ in language and in image â€“ that I feel gives them enduring power,â€ Billington said in a ...
- Poem set to music to be sung at event - Wharfedale Observer
Poem set to music to be sung at eventWharfedale ObserverThe loving and respectful way that Longfellow illustrates the great wedding feast and the vivid description of the wedding guests and their festivities are moving in their poetic beauty and romantic fancy and capture the imagination even more set to ...and more »
- Boyle on Maine's underbelly - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal - Republican Journal
Republican JournalBoyle on Maine's underbelly - Belfast - Waldo - Republican JournalRepublican JournalBoyle will give a talk titled Maine, the Way Crime Should Be: a 40-year love affair with Vacationland's dark side. He will discuss his fascination with ... Upcoming are: Aug. 18, Poetry and the Natural World, with Gary Lawless; and Aug. 25, Great ...