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- LIBRARY MATTERS -- Releasing your inner poet
Pick up your very own poem and read it aloud to yourself, a friend, a coworker or a family member, or just keep it in your pocket for a rainy day. You never know what youâ€™ll get. If youâ€™re a poet and you know it, stop by Central Library at 7 p.m. on ...
- Search Launches For 2017 Bucks County Poet Laureate
The judges for the contest will be Barbara Daniels, preliminary judge, and Margaret Holley, final judge. Daniels is the author of Quinn and Marie and Rose Fever. Her poetry has appeared in Mid-Atlantic Review, Solstice and The Literary Review among others.
- Book review: â€˜Like Magicâ€™ by Elaine Vickers
All three girls show how these things make the world itself a more beautiful place to form a friendship. Also, no matter how lonely they feel, poetry, music and art never fail to cheer. What a wonderful and true message around which to build a book.
- Book Review: An Ember from Her Pyre by Shelly Bhoil
This is what the poems in the first section of her book â€“ â€œThe Recallingâ€ give you a sense of. Bhoil seems unafraid to let the reader penetrate deep within the poetâ€™s mind space, where everything is still raw, half-processed and unbaked.
- Spring events at The Book Garden in Frenchtown
Celebrate National Poetry Month at and with The Book Garden on Sunday, April 23 rd. Poets Spring Forth: Voices of Diversity will showcase a variety of voices, formats and styles of poetry. The reading will be followed by an open mic for all poets and ...
- El Paso Public Library Opens Poetry Contest for Students
All selected poems will be published in an official poetry contest booklet. The deadline for entries is Saturday, April 22. For more information, including rules, visit the El Paso Public Library website.
- Coleridge poem to be adapted for deafblind children
Childrenâ€™s theatre company Oily Cart are to adapt Samuel Taylor Coleridgeâ€™s poem Kubla Khan for deafblind audiences. The adaptation will focus on the sensory language in the poem, allowing audience members to touch and smell objects. Six children and ...
- Cartography neural network generates realistic maps of imagined places
The book features short prose poems describing 55 different cities, and was inspired by the fantastical descriptions of cities Marco Polo is believed to have visited during a journey across Asia in the 13th century. Jump forward to the present day ...
- Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers
Monday brings the weekly batch of no-fee, paying listings of competitions, contests, and calls for submissionsâ€”plus jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction).
- Ian Rankin on thirty years of writing Rebus
It's an apt comparison, Rankin lives and sets his novels in the Scottish city of Edinburgh, it's dark gothic history inspiring writers like ... hiding his penchant for poetry from his working class parents as a youth, and his reluctance to give up writing ...
- Christian Writers Invited to Write for devozineâ€™s Sept/Oct 2017 Issue - Pays $100/article
More importantly, stories should encourage people to grow closer to God. Recommended word length: 500-600 words for prose; up to 20 lines for poetry. The magazine also uses freelance writers to write â€œweekend featureâ€ articles, which run 500-600 words ...
- Teen journalist: Print newspapers more 'rich' with information
Her early foray into literature and reading sparked an interest in putting pen to paper -- first in the form of song lyrics and poems -- and has turned into overseeing the production of La Follette High School's student newspaper. Now, as the The Lance's ...
- Double Vision â€“ Seeing God In Everyday Life Through Devotions and Poetry by Frances Pasch
About Double Vision â€“ Seeing God In Everyday Life Through Devotions and Poetry by Frances Pasch: Crumpled paper towels. Embers in a wood stove. A crowded bird feeder. Can God speak to us through such commonplace objects? Can we catch a glimpse of Him in ...
- Kalki Koechlinâ€™s New Poem Reminds Us of the Sensory Overload Weâ€™ve Invited Upon Ourselves
Adichieâ€™s words are a sort of rule-of-thumb for how to gauge poetry, all writing really. But the inverse of this principle also holds true â€“ itâ€™s easy to dismiss something as â€˜ordinaryâ€™ just because it seems simple. Kalki Koechlinâ€™s new poem ...
- Now is the time to pen a poetry prize winner for Ipswich
ORGANISERS of this yearâ€™s Ipswich Poetry Feast are expecting more than 1000 entries from all over the world for its annual competition.