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- Seth Greenland navigates writing maze of novels, radio, stage and TV
Seth Greenland talks about his new novel and exploiting life for his art: 'I try to be a nose-to-tail writer, you know?
- Plainfield Public Schools' PAAAS Student Wins Poetry Competition
Diaz competed against thirteen talented opponents who performed dramatic recitations of poems of varying lengths and genres. Among the poems she recited were Judith Ortiz Coferâ€™s, â€œEl Olvidoâ€, and Robert Browningâ€™s â€œLife in a Love.â€ Her teacher ...
- An evening of enchantment
She read from poems such as â€˜Sandwichesâ€™, about her best friend Tiff; â€˜Because youâ€™re not hereâ€™, â€˜Wrapped Dressesâ€™, â€˜A Barrel ofâ€™ and â€˜Factory Setting of a Body.â€™ The last two poems were written using the Blackout technique.
- Virginia Heffernan on Magic and Loss, and Why She Sees the Internet as Art - Vogue.com
Vogue.comVirginia Heffernan on Magic and Loss, and Why She Sees the Internet as ArtVogue.comAnd in a very personal last chapter, Heffernan also considers the evolution of her own interest in technologyâ€”she was a Web early adopter as a kid in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the 1970sâ€”and how that's intersected with her complex feelings about ...and more »
- Lyricist Gulzar's Poetry Sets The Ball Rolling For The 10th Edition Of JLF
Veteran lyricist Gulzar's spellbinding poetry suffused the air and left a packed house entranced ... asking them to question themselves and find out how their writing will impact the masses and the society. "It is important to question why one is writing.
- Smorgasbord Blogger Daily â€“ Thursday 12th January â€“ Challenges, Herbs, Movies and Motivation
https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2017/01/09/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-131-carcoast/ Now ... In fact, it is based on and inspired by my daily Facebook posts that end in GO YOU! So, as we are always ...
- 60 minutes of power pop to prove there's life after Pinkerton for Weezer - A.V. Club
A.V. Club60 minutes of power pop to prove there's life after Pinkerton for WeezerA.V. ClubIt's a sentiment simple enough to scrawl on a Hallmark card, but the delivery is so overwhelmingly affecting that it ends up working like the best case for Weezer 2.0: At the top of its game, this is still a band that can make pillow talk sound like ...
- Chrissy Teigen Is All Of Us After Watching BeyoncÃ© Perform At The Grammys
Keep us weeping, you inspirational sorceresses. We need to feel those fat, hot tears rolling down our cheeks every time Chrissy tweets some sassy brilliance or BeyoncÃ© rubs her bare, pregnant belly to the sound of Warsan Shire poetry. The future present ...
- An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton
Derricotte is the co-founder of Cave Canem Foundation, professor emerita at the University of Pittsburgh and a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Both Harvey and Derricotte will perform original works of poetry during the event. Two St. Maryâ€™s ...
- Clive James's intriguing poetic response to Proust - New Statesman
New StatesmanClive James's intriguing poetic response to ProustNew StatesmanThere is also something defiantly retro about the title (A Verse Commentary), evoking those chalk-dust-covered Latin schoolbooks we see in black-and-white films. But there's a difference: usually the commentary is in prose and it's longer than the poem ...and more »
- Tackling Urdu poetry
I am much beholden to Kuldip Salil in my understanding of Urdu poetry. His latest offering â€˜Best of Meer Taqi Meer: Selected Ghazals, Nazams and Rubaiyatâ€™ with their lyrical translation in English and in Roman script further adds to the debt of ...
- In the Name of Maya Angelou
who expanded what we think of as possible for a single human life. She survived rape as a child, teen pregnancy, abduction, racism, and abandonment to travel the world, sing, act, and write 33 books of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, including her ...
- Genoa Cowboy Festival returns for year 6
The sixth annual Genoa Cowboy Festival is April 30-May 2. This yearâ€™s event will feature performances by some of the best-known entertainers in Western music and cowboy poetry, including Lacy J. Dalton, Gary Allegretto, Mike Beck, Belinda Gail, Richard Elloyan, Sourdough Slim, Larry Maurice, â€œBimboâ€ Cheney, The Western Flyers swing band, and many more. Other festival events [â€¦]
- How A Poet Named Fun Created A Haven For Brooklynâ€™s Black Artists
Sheâ€™s the creator and curator of Sunday Funday, a monthly showcase for black artists in the New York City area ... showing my face, doing my poems. Then when I do it out there they're gonna come out and say, "Oh I meet you a year ago and you performed ...
- Samuel B. Wilson - Red and Black
Red and BlackSamuel B. WilsonRed and BlackSeat in the Shade Poetry Series: Readings from the Collective. What: This event is a focus on poetry with readings and discussions of Georgian poets. Where: Hendershot's. When: 7 p.m.. Price: Free ...