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- Book Corner
POETRY READING: New York poet Patricia Smith will offer a poetry ... finger plays and games that boost brain development. â€” Drop-in DIY, teens ages 13 plus, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5. New craft projects and hobbies for the first 20 teens.
- Monroe County teen writers, this Sokol contest is for you
They are accepting your short fiction, poetry and recorded performances until Tuesday, Jan. 31. The contest committee usually receives over 100 poetry and about 60 prose entries every year. This is only the fourth year for the performance category.
- Estuary Fringe Festival is coming to Southend with art, music, poetry and free fun
ESTUARY Fringe Festival is coming to town â€“ and it sounds a real blockbuster. The event is billed as the townâ€™s alternative festival. Two weeks of art, music, poetry and culture for the people, by the people â€“ fun and free for all to enjoy.
- Andrew Coyne: Behold the literal-minded citizens who triumphed in rewriting our national anthem - National Post
National PostAndrew Coyne: Behold the literal-minded citizens who triumphed in rewriting our national anthemNational PostBad enough that a line of poetry written a hundred years ago should use â€œall thy sonsâ€ to mean â€œall of us.â€ But everywhere they are surrounded by people using words and phrases to ... There perhaps was a time when the phrase had an explicitly Christian ...
- First lady honors Dallas student poet in White House ceremony
Most of his poems focus on nature, he said, but he has increasingly experimented with commentary on social issues. Raman had to keep the news secret from his classmates when he returned for his senior year at St. Markâ€™s two weeks ago. The official ...
- New Art Exhibit "Worlds Imagined" at SHU thru Dec. 16
The current exhibition at Sacred Heart Universityâ€™s Art & Design Gallery, â€œWorlds Imagined: Co-relations Between Art and Poetry,â€dives headlong into the inspirational relationship between poets and artists. The show was conceived and curated by SHU ...
- 2016 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 21
including listings for poetry publications, publishers, contests, and more! With names, contact information, and submission tips, poets can find the right markets for their poetry and achieve more publication success than ever before. Order your copy today!
- High School Poetry Contest offers cash prizes
The St. Louis Poetry Center is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Beverly Hopkins Memorial Poetry Contest. Eligible poets must be high school students living within 100 miles of St. Louis. They must submit up to three poems that have not won any awards ...
- The New Yorkerâ€™s new bot will tweet 92 years worth of poetry at you
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Since ...
- Seeing Orange: What Caught Commentersâ€™ Eyes About a Small Syrian Boy in a Big Chair
Your eloquent responses ran the gamut from activism to art criticism to prose that reads like poetry. Here is a selection of those comments, which have been edited for clarity, with attributions at the end of the post in order of appearance. â€œHe sits in ...
- Happy 99th Birthday Gwendolyn Brooks! - Essence.com
Essence.comHappy 99th Birthday Gwendolyn Brooks!Essence.comToday would have been author, poet and writer Gwendolyn Brooks 99th birthday! In 1950, Brooks made history as the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer prize when she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her second collection, Annie ...Born June 7: Gwendolyn BrooksLinn's Stamp Newsall 2 news articles »
- Festival of Light on Friday
There will be a free photo booth until 6 p.m. and a silent auction in support of the festival. All 2017 poetry contest entries have been put in a book that will be for sale at Black Bond Books for $2. â€¢ For more information, go to mrlanternfestival on ...
- The First Thing: Writers are Readers.
We read the genres that we eventually write. In a few weeks, my students will begin their first big writing study â€” free-verse poetry. But before I even mention that they will soon write poetry (Can you imagine the panic? The widespread horror?),
- Friends Donâ€™t
Ananya S Guha lives in Shillong in North East India. He has been writing and publishing poetry for the last thirty years, and his poetry has appeared in numerous online publications. He holds a doctoral on the novels of William Golding and currently is a ...
- A thesis on the appreciation of poetry
Now, I have a book of poetry by a poet whose name is irrelevant. What is relevant, however, is that his collection was published by Faber and Faber (in other words one of the 'biggies' in terms of publishing houses). But if I was to select one of his poems ...