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- Child refugees pay the highest price
Few people have expressed as poignantly as James Fenton the tragic fate of these children. In his poem â€œChildren in Exile,â€ Fenton writes:
- Book Title Generators to Get You Through The Holidays
Publication in the March issue of Gemini. Open to any form of poetry. Poems must be unpublished, but work displayed on personal blogs is eligible. Deadline January 3, 2017 Write Vignettes? Vine Leaves Journal is looking for vignettes as well as poetry ...
- Creative Writing Committee Seeking Submissions for â€˜Emerging Voicesâ€™ Writing Contest
To enter, participants should submit their writing in the form of short stories, novels excerpts, creative nonfiction or poetry electronically via email to email@example.com. Contest winners ... This event is free and open to the public.
- Mentally ill inmate who spent 1001 days in solitary confinement now feels alone outside - Miami Herald
Miami HeraldMentally ill inmate who spent 1001 days in solitary confinement now feels alone outsideMiami HeraldBy Davis' first birthday, his mother was locked up; his father didn't take custody of Devon and his older brother, Dexter. The court eventually terminated the ... Mostly, Davis passed the time writing poetry, music, letters and sketching. â€œIf I wasn't ...and more »
- Paintings Inspired by Nash Poems Featured at Library Gallery
MAHOPAC N.Y. â€” Local artist Roger Phillips has created a series of paintings inspired by the animal poetry of Ogden Nash ... He began his professional career designing childrenâ€™s educational software for early machines like the Apple II and Macintosh ...
- What is a...Time Signature? - Classical-Music.com
Classical-Music.comWhat is a...Time Signature?Classical-Music.comWhat Harry Graham presents us with here is a piece of poetry in four-time. Each line has four strong beats: DA-de DA-de DA-de DA ... The result on the page is a terrifying forest of black lines and half-lines. But perhaps that's the point: what looks ...and more »
- Shortlist Announced for 2016 National Translation Awards in Poetry & Prose
Today the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) announced their shortlist for translation awards in poetry and prose. We were happy to see some great titles on this yearâ€™s list, as judged by Adriana Jacobs, Karen Kovacik, and Cole Swensen.
- The Family Narrative: From a Legacy of Trauma to A Legacy of Hope
The writing, poetry, music or art of any family member can be a starting point for the shared Family Narrative. Experts suggest that when a film or book carries similar events and evokes feelings of trauma or loss, discussion about it becomes a way to re ...
- Maceo Montoya Paints and Writes Chicano Cultura: An Interview
Gracias, Maceo for taking time out of your busy schedule.You've published poetry, fiction, and essays. You are well known for your art and murals. Tells us about the writing and publishing of the Chicano Movement for Beginners. What was the writing journey ...
- Southold News: Stop by library during National Poetry Month
OK, I think itâ€™s safe to come out and play. No more snow shovels! It may be a first for me, but Iâ€™m done with the snow. I live in my childhood home and we are marveling at all the bulbs my parents planted decades ago. Whatâ€™s your favorite part of spring? I have only [â€¦]
- When dancers perform poetry and become the poems
Disciples of Guru Asha Sunilkumar of Sanskriti Academy of Fine Arts presented an absorbing excerpt from the poem Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva by RabindranathTagore in Bharata Natyam. Tagoreâ€™s â€˜fires of creation and the dark without Originâ€™ soon moved on to ...
- Tri-City poetâ€™s new book aims to boost creativity, communication, confidence
From homelessness in his youth to teen fatherhood, odds were stacked against him. But in words and writing, he found passion and purpose. I knew thatâ€™s what I was supposed to do, that was the path my poetry was supposed to take, because it was so filled ...
- Creative Writing: Prose and Poetry
Ceramic art and creative writing bear many similarities. Indeed, it is a short etymological trip from â€œtextileâ€ to â€œtext,â€ demonstrating the close relationship these artistic genres share. Both ceramics and writing must be envisioned, shaped ...
- Writing it out
Dubrasky has always been interested in poetry. In fact, she received a masterâ€™s degree in creative writing from Stanford University, where she became interested in pursuing poetry as an academic career. When she relocated to Utah, Dubrasky obtained a Ph ...
- Does Coniston Water's Gondola inspire you to poetry?
ORGANISERS of a poetry quest hope that the romance and nostalgia of a Coniston Water cruise on the historic steam yacht Gondola will have you bursting into verse. The boat's crew want visitors to have a poetic outlet to describe the sailing experience and ...