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- Confessions of a Word Snob - New York Times
Confessions of a Word SnobNew York TimesEntire American states, such as West Virginia and South Carolina, were hardscrabble, mainly because no Newsweek staffer would ever dream of setting foot there. Not so long ago, I spotted the word â€œcharyâ€ in my wife's prose. I went nuts. â€œ'Chary' is ...
- Concert Review: Janis Ian returns to Pasadena in Caltech performance - Long Beach Press-Telegram
Concert Review: Janis Ian returns to Pasadena in Caltech performanceLong Beach Press-TelegramIt was in the middle 1960s, when Ian "" all of 16 years old "" was touring, performing her hit song, the then-controversial "Society's Child," a sad ballad about intolerance faced by a young couple: she, white, and he, black. Ian had moved to L.A. from ...
- Go! Guide: Arts & Entertainment Events Calendar Listings for April 5-11
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Pride of the Prairie Marble Show, Country Inn & Suites, 5150 Hickory Point Frontage Rd., Decatur, 217-422-8454. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Illinois Patriot Guard Fallen Heroes Traveling Memorial Wall on display, Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, www.library.eiu.edu/welcome.html , 217-581-6064.
- Norwich presents science fiction author in 2013 writers series - The Northfield News
Norwich presents science fiction author in 2013 writers seriesThe Northfield NewsKelly has written novels, short stories, essays, reviews, poetry, plays and planetarium shows, but is best known for his awardwinning science fiction. His books include â€œBurnâ€ (2005); â€œStrange but not a Strangerâ€ (2002); â€œThink like a Dinosaur and ...and more »
- Minden resident has poetry book published; readings slated in Carson - Nevada Appeal
Minden resident has poetry book published; readings slated in CarsonNevada AppealLukas has published poems in The Best American Poetry 2006, Creative Writer's Handbook, New Poets of the American West, and literary magazines including 5 AM and New Millennium Writings. She is the recipient of a Nevada Arts Council Fellowship and ...
- April Offers A Bounty of Choral Treats - ithaca.com
April Offers A Bounty of Choral Treatsithaca.comMeyer is proud of this program, a special tribute to three anniversary composersâ€”Britten and Lutoslawski were born in 1913, while Poulenc's death came 50 years ago in 1963. For something entirely different, on April 20 in Bailey Hall, Cornell's Glee ...
- Creative writing and drawing competition for children - Bizcommunity.com - Bizcommunity.com
Creative writing and drawing competition for children - Bizcommunity.comBizcommunity.com"We are all born to tell stories, memorise, and make sense of life in story form, and, to encourage this, we're asking children across South Africa to tell a story by drawing and writing, be it a story, poem or prose about what is special and important ...and more »
- Tow Books Lauched by Vaughan Rapatahana
TWO BOOKS â€“ TOA - a novel - china as kafka (Phoenix Edition) â€“ a further collection of poetry.
- Parenting: Should dad be blogging during toddler's meltdowns? - Edmonton Journal (blog)
Edmonton Journal (blog)Parenting: Should dad be blogging during toddler's meltdowns?Edmonton Journal (blog)Critics argue the blog makes a global mockery of an innocent, genuinely upset boy's emotions, that even if the event precipitating the weepfest is insignificant by adult standards (or nonexistent), this dad should be comforting Charlie, instead of ...and more »
- Carol Reid Gill - Fremont Tribune
Carol Reid GillFremont TribuneCarol Reid Gill, 65, of Morrison, Colo., peacefully passed away from complications of appendiceal cancer on March 15, 2013, lovingly surrounded by her family. She had ... She avidly studied Chinese poetry and invested herself in learning Mandarin Chinese.
- Students gear up for competition - Daily Titan - The Daily Titan
The Daily TitanStudents gear up for competition - Daily TitanThe Daily TitanIrena Praitis, Ph.D., an English professor, is the adviser for English major Charmaine Vannimwegen's project, â€œPoetry and Science.â€ Vannimwegen will present a poem she wrote that analyzes the various methods people use to trace time and assign meaning ...
- Erie's young poets to be honored tonight
Of the 300-plus elementary, middle and high school students who participated in the contest, 20 were chosen by teachers ... and guests can take home a free anthology of the poems. After the students are recognized, there will be a reception ...
- â€˜Everyone Was Chanting Your Name,â€™ at Abrons Arts Center
Everyone Was Chanting Your Name Stayna Alexandre and Joseph Rosta, actors in this show with audience participation, at the Abrons Arts Center.
- Poet Tony rocks up in home town - Prestwich and Whitefield Guide
Poet Tony rocks up in home townPrestwich and Whitefield GuideAs poet in residence in Glastonbury, he was responsible for writing poems every day of the festival, and he says this opened a lot of doors for him. In January, 2012 he was commissioned to write a poem on the Manchester derby which was featured on BBC ...and more »
- MixtMedia to host Ipswich author - Taunton Daily Gazette
MixtMedia to host Ipswich authorTaunton Daily GazetteABOUT THE BOOK AND AUTHOR: â€œFor My Daughters,â€ pairs Monnelly's photographs of the natural world, with her mother's poetry, creating a dialog between photo and poem, mother and daughter, and time and place. Monnelly will discuss her early life at ...and more »