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- Eriata Oribhabor: I starve my family because of poetry
Eriata Oribhabor is one of Nigeriaâ€™s prominent literary activists. A former Chairman, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA),Abuja Chapter, he has driven PIN (Poets in Nigeria), Nigerian Students Poetry Prize, Poetry Festival Calabar, among others, to a ...
- How to Write a Love Letter
Writing about celestial bodies like constellations can help ... â€˜â€˜You have to strike a balance between poetry and descriptions of everyday life,â€™â€™ Cancian says. Many of the hundreds of migrant letters Cancian has studied read like diaries ...
- Whatâ€™s Happening: ODU Monologues, Paws for the Arts, and Les Ballet Trockadero
Students, faculty and staff will perform a series of poems, spoken word and storytelling ... Men perform all parts as swans and romantic princesses. Yes, some even dance on pointe.
- Reluctant movie star wrote plays exploring complexities of American West
Shepard came of age writing poetry and plays in the 1960s as alternative experimentation ... He directed two films, including Far North (1988), starring his longtime romantic partner Jessica Lange. They became a couple after appearing together in Lange ...
- Paternity Scandal: Davido, Jay Z, Snoop Dogg & Other Celebrities Who Allegedly Have â€˜Illegitimate Childrenâ€™
Recall that the story of the alleged third child surfaced over the weekend ... He also revealed that he loves poetry and intends to go into music like his father.
- Opportunity to Participate in Southern Wordâ€™s Poetry Residency Program
About the Poetry Residency By placing inspirational writer mentors in classrooms to facilitate residencies, Southern Word creates relevant connections between what students are learning in class and their own experiences, identities, and futures.
- A Terminally Ill Girl Got the Fairy Tale Wedding She Dreamed Of
Eileidh and Harrisonâ€™s wedding was quite the event too ... Eileidhâ€™s sister, Cerys, then read a poem she had written for her sibling that ended with â€œeven if we are apart, I will always be with you.â€ (Speculation says there wasnâ€™t a dry eye ...
- Library Receives Donation From Frith Family
Yesterday, friends and family of the late Jeremy Frith donated two copies of his book â€œOh Gawd, I vish dis igâ€™rance vud stop! the uniquely Bermudian poetry of Jeremy Frithâ€ and a copy of the CD version to the Bermuda National Library [BNL] for their ...
- Gulzar, Amjad Ali Khan lend glitter to poetry fest
Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad launched the book of poems on love and longing by Padmavati Rao, inspired by the old Hindi song Kuch Pyaar, Kuch Tadap.
- Ode to the Zip Code 2017
Weâ€™re teaming up with The Fair Housing Council, The Arts Commission and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library again for our Ode to the Zip Code poetry contest. Toledo-area residents can enter this free poetry competition by submitting a poem based on ...
- 10 books that will change your perspective on mental health
Hopefully these memoirs, YA novels, and poetry collections will change your perspective of ... Nowâ€™s your chance to read Gorilla and the Bird: A Memoir of Madness and a Motherâ€™s Love before it gets big. Channing Tatum (ever heard of him?)
- Three New Books of Poetry Reviewed at the Washington Post
For the Washington Post, Elizabeth Lund reviews thrice, looking at Inheriting the War: Poetry and Prose by Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees (W.W. Norton), edited by Laren McClung, with a forward by Yusef Komunyakaa; Poet in Spain (Knopf ...
- Poetry celebrated this month at the Ukiah library
Since it was the first day of National Poetry month, the Ukiah branch of the Mendocino County Library system Saturday hosted another reading for its Loba poetry series. Loba, which means â€œshe-wolfâ€ in Spanish, is also a book of poems by Diane di Prima ...
- â€˜The Friendâ€™ review: Sigrid Nunez writes a novel about grief, and a Great Dane
THE FRIEND, by Sigrid Nunez. Riverhead ... â€œwhether reading Rilkeâ€™s letters to a young poet to a dog was a sign of mental imbalance.â€ Those days are clearly over â€” now her main issue is how to get around her buildingâ€™s pooch prohibition.
- American Expansion
Archie Randolph Ammons, one of the great American poets of the twentieth century, never became as widely known as his contemporaries. He avoided reading his poems in public (â€œI get stage fright,â€ he wrote), and even when he received the National Book ...