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- Peter Balakian Reads with 13 Pulitzer Prize Poets, October 27
And David Wojahn in Tikkun wrote: â€œFew American poets of the boomer generation have explored the interstices of public and personal history as deeply and urgently as has Balakian.â€ Balakian is the author of 7 books of poems and 4 books of prose and 2 ...
- Putting poetry in its place(s)
The Grade I listed Boveney of Raymond's poem hasn't been turned into anything else yet, as many a place of worship has been; instead, it's under the care of the admirable Friends of Friendless Churches. Apparently, concerts and exhibitions take place ...
- Lit House Talk: Jericho Brown
The series will host four poets to give readings throughout the fall semester ... When pain mounts in my body, I try thinking / Of my white forefathers who hurt their black bastards / Quite legally. I hate to say it, but on pain can ease / Another.â€
- Poetic Voices: Sandee Gertz Umbach and Lori Lamothe
For poet Lori Lamothe, the inspiration is clearly science. In the 81 poems of Trace Elements by Lori Lamothe, we discover a multiplicity of inspirational sourcesâ€”history, music, daily life, the seasons, relationships, but especially science. The ...
- Digital verse goes to print
The collective, which formed online in 2012 as an offshoot of poetry workshops and readings taking place at Unhinged Studios in Cobden Street, has just released its first book. The publication, titled Turanganui Poets Collective Volume One, is a collection ...
- New literary magazine accepts poetry by robots only
A new online literary magazine is accepting submissions - but humans need not apply. CuratedAI, a magazine "written by machines, for people," collects poetry and stories created by robots. "There is a strong interest in training [artificial intelligence ...
- Notable NYC: 11/19â€“11/25
KGB Bar, 7 p.m., free. Tyler Flynn Dorholt presents American Flowers from Dock Street Press. Berlâ€™s Poetry Shop, 5 p.m., free. Joshua Jelly-Schapiro talks with Garnette Cadogan about Island People: The Caribbean and the World. Greenlight Bookstore ...
- U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Headlines Sunken Garden Fest
The 21st poet laureate of the United States, Juan Felipe Herrera, will headline a program of Latino poetry and music as the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival continues Sunday, Aug. 7, on the grounds of the Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington.
- The Bristol Burroughs on why he waited 93 years to publish his poems
Then my nephew opened the paper and said, â€˜You bastard, you won.â€™â€ He was invited to join the Bristol poetry society. He made new friends and â€œblossomed outâ€. It was one of these supporters â€“ poet and musician Steve Bush â€“ who arranged for ...
- The Miami Poetry Festival thatâ€™s hiding verse in everyday places. Even urinals.
This poetry festival is bringing a poem to every person in Miami.
- Spoken Word
Choose from Open Mic Poetry concentrating on poetry reading, Spoken Word focusing on prose, and Open Mic Showcase, which welcome all of the above styles as well as dramatic works, and singing with or without musical accompaniment.
- Cooking, crime on 'Feed the Beast' menu - The Columbian
The ColumbianCooking, crime on 'Feed the Beast' menuThe ColumbianAs Tommy's lifelong friend, Dion Patras is a petty criminal and druggie who nonetheless knows his way around a kitchen: We meet him shortly before release from jail cooking up a gourmet meal for his prison guards. ... â€œThat's the poetry,â€ says Schwimmer.and more »
- Yamboree luncheon features country music
Winners of the 79th annual East Texas Yamboree's essay and poetry contests for Upshur County schoolchildren were recognized Thursday afternoon at the festival's annual All Service Club Luncheon. About 300 persons attended the gathering, which featured a ...
- Pakistan police on the hunt for Christian man after Muslim friend reports him for WhatsApp poem 'slandering Islam'
The poem is said to denigrate Prophet Muhammad or other Islamic ... and anyone accused of denigrating Islam can be sentenced to life in prison or death. Since the laws were enacted in 1987, more than 1,400 people have been charged with blasphemy.
- Racism still lives here - Charleston City Paper
Racism still lives hereCharleston City PaperThe feeling of unity in Charleston that was prevalent last year now seems relegated only to the memorials; the murals and book drives, the poems and songs are too narrowly focused on the obviously violent racism that stole life from Charleston. The ...