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- War gives inspiration to Gaza's artists - Red Bluff Daily News
War gives inspiration to Gaza's artistsRed Bluff Daily NewsMiqdad didn't elaborate, but music is generally frowned on by hard-line Islamists. The pain and frustration came out in poetry Miqdad wrote in the latest war. She posted it on social media during the fighting and it quickly spread as online volunteers ...and more »
- Cox: Sebastopol's Vignette like Naples, only better - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Cox: Sebastopol's Vignette like Naples, only betterSanta 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 »
- Tulsa writing workshop to be held Oct. 25 - NewsOK.com
Tulsa writing workshop to be held Oct. 25NewsOK.comAmong the 40 distinguished authors on hand will be the judges of the annual Nimrod Awards contest: PEN/Hemingway Award-winner Chris Abani, author of â€œGraceLand,â€ and 2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize-winner W.S. Di Piero, author of â€œTOMBO.â€ Other writers ...and more »
- Public's thoughts on Rauner's economic plan - Illinois Times
Public's thoughts on Rauner's economic planIllinois Timesâ€œThis morning,â€ 1,063 respondents were told the evening of July 17 during a Capitol Fax/We Ask America poll, â€œRepublican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner released an economic plan for Illinois.â€ â€œThat plan calls for a freeze on property taxes and ...and more »
- Final farewell to a master - The Nation
Final farewell to a masterThe NationAmong the mementoes at Wednesday's cremation were a black-covered notebook with Thawan's signature on the front and his poem "The Last Song of My Life" an excerpt from his 2004 work "Manut Tangdao" ("Alien"), and a sketch of Thawan by portraitist ...
- Michael Genet stars in August Wilson's 'Fences' - The Philadelphia Tribune
The Philadelphia TribuneMichael Genet stars in August Wilson's 'Fences'The Philadelphia TribuneAnd he does it with such honor and such grace and love.â€ Indeed, added Genet, it is that very fine writing that places August Wilson among some of the greatest writers of all time. â€œI've done a lot of Shakespeare on Broadway and elsewhere, and I would ...
- Robinson, Chast among book award finalists - FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
Robinson, Chast among book award finalistsFOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.comNEW YORK (AP) - Novelist Marilynne Robinson, cartoonist Roz Chast and former U.S. poet laureate Louise Gluck are among this year's finalists for the National Book Awards. Robinson was cited for "Lila," the third of an Iowa-based trilogy that began with ...and more »
- National Book Award longlist for poetry announced
The longlist for the 2014 National Book Award for poetry was announced Tuesday. The poets who made the cut include two MacArthur "genius" Fellows (Linda Bierds, Edward Hirsch and Mark Strand), an Episcopal priest (Spencer Reece), a professor at UC Riverside (Fred Moten) and a professor at...
- Mitzi Libsohn's New Book â€œImmortal Kisses â€“ Confessions of a Poetâ€ is An Array of Eloquent Poetic Artistry
Mitzi Libsohn, a vibrant new poet, has attained the dream of many aspiring authors: to have her poetry published. In her important new book â€œImmortal Kisses â€“ Confessions of a Poet,â€ she displays an array of eloquent poetic artistry, upon which she has placed her stamp. (PRWeb September 28, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12203381.htm
- MA Transgender Equal Rights Coalition Applauds City of Worcester's Passage ... - Rainbow Times
MA Transgender Equal Rights Coalition Applauds City of Worcester's Passage ...Rainbow TimesBOSTON Mass. â”€ On Tuesday, the Worcester City Council voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to the city's Revised Ordinances of 2008 enacting nondiscrimination protections based on gender identity or expression. The Massachusetts ...and more »
- Emirati feature Hob Malaki pits money against love and is now in theatres - The National
The NationalEmirati feature Hob Malaki pits money against love and is now in theatresThe NationalThere's an opportunity for UAE residents to check out a new Emirati film this weekend, as the writer and director Jamal Salim's Hob Malaki (Royal Love) gets a theatrical release at Star Cinemas in Al Badawi Mall and select Vox cinemas. The director ...
- Black Creek, WI Author Publishes Third Poetry Book - PR Leap (press release)
Black Creek, WI Author Publishes Third Poetry BookPR Leap (press release)"The Power of Poetry" is a 56-page paperback with a retail price of $8.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-9843-8. It was published by RoseDog Books, an imprint of Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a ...and more »
- Two clever stories for kids to check out - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Two clever stories for kids to check outChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteSpeaking of odes, "The Poem That Will Not End: Fun with Poetic Forms and Voices" (2014, Two Lions Press, written by Joan Bransfield Graham, illustrated by Kyrsten Brooker, ages 5-12) will give older children plenty to sink their teeth into. "It started ...
- Electronic bands illuminate the Nectar - SMI (Seattle Music Insider)
SMI (Seattle Music Insider)Electronic bands illuminate the NectarSMI (Seattle Music Insider)Their poetry and harmonies were deeply entwined through complexities and weighted words. These characteristics translated in person throughout the night, as well. The Seshen is a group of artists who seem to reflect a genuine band-family spirit. That ...
- San Fernando Valley Author Named LA's Poet Laureate - Post-Periodical
MyNewsLA.comSan Fernando Valley Author Named LA's Poet LaureatePost-Periodicalâ€œMany words later, his natural gift for poetry and connecting with people to help them is undeniable,â€ she said. â€œAs our next poet laureate, he will continue to teach and inspire us all, especially our students â€” as a mentor, arts activist, and ...Garcetti Chooses New Poet Laureate of Los AngelesMyNewsLA.comThe new Los Angeles poet laureate is Luis RodriguezLos Angeles Timesall 5 news articles »