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- Presenting the Fall Season of the Academy of American Poets
The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. For over three generations, the Academy has connected millions of people to great poetry ...
- Zayn Malik Revealed What He Wouldâ€™ve Done If He Wasnâ€™t a Musician
I think I'd be looking for some employment to do with English lecturing or literature," Zayn told the magazine. "I love poetry and writing â€” obviously, I'm a songwriter â€” so, it would've been something that would still give me the feeling of a creative ...
- The New Yorkerâ€™s Year in Poems
The New Yorker has compiled its favorite poems published in the magazine throughout 2016, and the list includes â€œWrapper Frag,â€ by Peter Gizzi; â€œLandscape With Loanword and Solstice,â€ by Lynn Melnick; and â€œPoem to My Litter,â€ by the late Max Ritvo.
- Poetry in the Wet Air: Three Anthologies
The Anthology Poetry in Flight/PoesÃa en Vuelo celebrates contributors of San Francisco's, El Tecolote. In the words of Juan Felipe Herrera, "this is the El Tecolote Anthology, the pioneering, fiery, soulful eye of this community, keeping watch and ward ...
- Fairbanks Arts Association 23rd annual statewide poetry contest is ready for entries
FAIRBANKS, AKâ€”The Fairbanks Arts Association is now accepting entries for the 23 rd Annual Statewide Poetry Contest. This year the judge is Jeremy Pataky, a founding former board member, and Executive Director of 49 Writers, a literary nonprofit in Alaska.
- from The Mythologies Of Loveâ€¦ â€˜Unearthly Viewâ€™
excerpt from The Mythologies Of Love, 90 pages, $12.99 â€œThis authorâ€™s mastery in posing challenging questions by default is a rare skill. A superb set of poems I would recommend to any potential reader of modern poetry seeking out the works of a ...
- Why Author Rainbow Rowell Thinks Her Readers Are More than Ready for a Gay Teen Love Story
Rowellâ€™s books are rarely aimed at the same audience, cover the same topic, or adhere to any formulaic genre tropes that dog so many stories that are equally popular with teens ... Heâ€™s not all about writing love poetry or mooning or yearning.
- Young Cole Sprouse Wrote A Poem For His Mom And Itâ€™s So Fucking Funny
Over the weekend, Cole Sprouse shared a photo of a real poem he wrote for his mom when he was younger ... happen if he were ever separated from his mom and things start to get dark real fastâ€¦ 6. What are you going to do Cole?!?!! What rhymes with apart?!
- Lorde, Simone celebrated in Belfast
The event, rescheduled from Feb. 15, is set for Wednesday, March 15, beginning 6 p.m. in the Abbott Room of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Local poet Barbaria Maria will read poems by Lorde who, in her own words, was a black lesbian mother warrior poet.
- Scribbled in the Dark: Poems (Hardcover)
From the Pulitzer Prize--winning former poet laureate, a collection of elegiac, irreverent, lyrical new poems--an American master at the height of his talent, shining light out into the dark The latest volume of poetry from Charles Simic hums with the ...
- 'This Is The Place': Watch poet Tony Walsh's inspirational ode to Manchester at terror attack vigil
Thousands attending this evening's vigil for the terror attack victims roared their approval at the reading of a poem that pays a uniquely Mancunian tribute to our great city. Poet Tony Walsh, who performs as 'Longfella', read his poem This Is The Place to ...
- POETRY: NEW LIFE
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- Drake poet commands respect: 'We are not the minority'
He was an African-American from suburban St. Louis ... Listening to him read his finely crafted poetry is like feeling the rumble of a rocket launch. "We are not the minority, / We are not the minimal," he says in one poem, "Lamp," that he read aloud ...
- Sophorn my little flower
From Ovid to Shakespeare, Milton to the Marquis de Sade, men of tempestuous hearts but liberated minds have written about their most delicate muses, using the erotic words of poetry to express the fire in their burgeoning loins.
- Traces of Townes: exploring Townes Van Zandt's Minnesota connections
"It looks like medieval gothic from the outside, and then you get inside and ... It was just very economical, almost like Robert Frost poetry, where you could pick it up and go really deep really quick, and then it drops you off at the end of the street ...