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- Classmates of Teen Shot, Killed in Philly Restaurant Cope Through Poetry
Classmates of a 13-year-old shot and killed back in March inside a Nicetown neighborhood takeout restaurant are learning to cope with his death through poetry. Sixth graders at Jay Cooke Junior High School, where Khiseer Davis-Papther attended, have been ...
- Poetry Friday: â€œRussian Bellâ€
In this stirring poem by Anya Silver, the bell becomes a blueprint. First, the bell shape is transposed on her own body dangling freely in the â€œarc and blurâ€ of a rope swing. Then, it becomes her open mouth and uvula. And, finally, we see the heart as ...
- Poetry Workshop with Edwina Trentham
A friend of mine once spent six weeks at an artistsâ€™ colony ... allowing ourselves to take on a voice that seems alienâ€”all lead to writing poetry that may not be perfect but does push us and our readers in new directions, forcing us to grow.
- Book events Jan. 26-March 4
Mystery Book Group â€” Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. "Rage Against the Dying" by Becky Masterman. 12:30-2 p.m. Feb. 26. 792-3715. Monday Poetry Circle: the Poems of Cowboy Bards â€” Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road.
- Listeners read passages from their favourite books, essays and poems
Book lovers have shared their appreciation for the written word by phoning in to read excepts from their favourite texts. Presenter Eusebius McKaiser opened the lines for listeners to call in and read from their favourite passages.
- Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry
I am delighted to report that I have a poem published in the inaugural issue of Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry, edited by Mary Ann Miller and featuring work by Marilyn Nelson, Dana Gioia and many others. It is an honor to be included in this ...
- Students share poetry inspired by Langston Hughes
Inspired by poet Langston Hughes, people shared poetry and songs Wednesday night for African-American Heritage Month. Hughes is known for being among the first to use jazz rhythms and dialect to depict the life of urban black people in his work.
- Author of NY Timesâ€™ Top 10 Book of 2016 Featured at Poetry-in-the-Round
The first Poetry-in-the-Round event of Fall 2017 will present critically acclaimed author Kaitlyn Greenidge on Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge, University Center. This reading is free and open to the public. Poetry-in-the-Round ...
- 4 Little Things A Queer Christian Can Do For Lent (Or Just The Next 40 Days)
In this biweekly column, Audrey explores what it means to be a queer Christian in a world where Christianity is ... The problem is that when I read poetry, including the Psalms, it messes with my alignment. It forces me to sit up straighter and recognize ...
- Exploring the Oddball World of Leftfield Christian Music 1973-87, Pt. 2: A Mockingbird Breakout Preview
We will learn about why early Christian hip-hop floundered so after its inception ... Or what Dietrich Bonhoefferâ€™s poetry sounds like when read aloud over a funky, clavinet-heavy groove? (note: Germany will be making a strong showing this year).
- This The Tone..Of Those Of You...The Christian Right. - Poem by James B. Earley
this plight - a disingenuous group of folks, indeed so wrong - skulduggery prone....this the tone..of those of you...the Christian Right. Why demand....that I should...offer up my life. such strife.....this price I pay, that you may live...indeed another ...
- Raghu Karnad's Account of Indians in WW II Wins Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar - The Wire
The WireRaghu Karnad's Account of Indians in WW II Wins Sahitya Akademi Yuva PuraskarThe Wire... (poetry), Lakshmi Saravana Kumar for her Tamil novel Kaanakan, Chaitanya Pingali (Telegu) for Chittagang Viplava Vanitalu, a short story collection, and Abdus Sami for his Urdu criticism Nagri Nagri Phira Musafir Devendra Satyarthi: Shaksiyat Aur Asar.Sahitya Akademi announces awards for young writers and children's literatureThe New Indian Expressall 17 news articles »
- Bulletin Board: Contests, internships, scholarships and more
The last date to apply is August 15. To know more, visit www.indiapost.gov.in/vas/Pages/IndiaPostHome.aspx. Wordweavers Poetry Contest 2017 is inviting applications from students above 16 years of age. Interested candidates have to write poetry in about ...
- Oswald chalks 5 years in poetry
has five international awards to his creditâ€”World Poetry Empowered Poet 2013, Pentasi B. Inspirational Poet, World Poetry Theatre Ambassador award, Global Baobab Award and recently, The Spoken word Artiste of the Year 2016. As a product of the famous but ...
- Dear Reader: A Q&A with Christopher Soto
This monthâ€™s letter-writer at Ace Hotel New York is Christopher Soto, author of Sad Girl Poems (Sibling Rivalry Press ... snipers and hacked by right-wing advocates on account of his poetry, which is inseparable from his activism.