Poetry news via Google, MSN, and Yahoo!
- Children's Holocaust poetry to be presented through song - Canadian Jewish News (blog)
Canadian Jewish News (blog)Children's Holocaust poetry to be presented through songCanadian Jewish News (blog)Also, the poetry is very dark and heavy, so we needed kids who could handle that material.â€ The final group ranges in age from nine to 20. Most of the 14 composers â€“ two partnered on one of the pieces â€“ hail from Toronto, three from Philadelphia, one ...
- English professors discuss friendship, collaborative project
The conversation, part of the Creative Writing Programâ€™s â€œIn a Wordâ€ series, examined the role Van Clief-Stefanon and Woubshetâ€™s friendship has played in their collaborative work. Together, they have been translating Van Clief-Stefanonâ€™s poetry ...
- Gold Medal Poetry Award Winner
She won a gold medal for her poetry, now she is heading to New York to accept her award, but she needs help getting there.14-year-old Akilah Toney talks about her poems, this great honor and her Kickstarter campaign.
- Berks Bard Fest 2017 with poet Andrew Kaucher
Events are free and open to the public ... This year's selection of poets also includes Catherine Rittenhouse Good, frequent winner of the Encore Poetry Contest and award winning poets Elizabeth Bodien, Awilda I. Castro-Suarez and Doug Arnold.
- Poe Stories and Poems
This ambitious work also includes visual interpretations of Poe's poems "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," and "The Bells." In all, the seven concise graphic narratives, keyed to thematic icons, amplify and honor the timeless legacy of a master of gothic horror.
- Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Wilbur dies at age 96
The U.S. poet laureate in 1987-88, Wilbur was often cited as an heir to Robert Frost and other New England writers and was the rare versifier to enjoy a following beyond the poetry community. He was regarded â€” not always favorably â€” as a leading ...
- Family holiday in the Northern Territory: Why every Australian (young and old) really needs a holiday in the Top End
The impetus for this Top End family adventure was for our children ... The answer comes a couple of weeks later, when Archie is asked to write a poem about his holidays in an English class at school, and crafts exquisite words about ochres and sacred ...
- Saint Martinâ€™s Welcomes Poet Reginald Dwayne Betts on April 24
Saint Martin's University welcomes poet Reginald Dwayne Betts on April 24 ... serving time for a carjacking he and a friend did on a whim. Always a reader, he escaped the realities of incarceration in books, and decided to become a writer himself.
- Poet Sam Sax Chats About Queer Identity, Sex, & Mental Health
Itâ€™s funny and horrifying when you look at how where weâ€™re at ... I practice every single thing on this list.â€ Several of these poems navigate what it is to be clocked like that, to be viewed as dangerous & then become the danger.
- I Feel Like I Live in Somebody Elseâ€™s Body
Iâ€™ve given this admonition to other friends. But I canâ€™t shake my feelings of failure ... and being serious about my poems and my essay on the poet Charlotte Mew. Mew didnâ€™t have children. I became obsessed with her life, its triumphs and sadness.
- Londoner's Diary: Jeremy Corbyn's Romantic notions traced back to Percy Shelley
Does the phrase make Jeremy a Romantic, we asked Sutherland? â€œYep. Romantic not Modernist,â€ he said. â€œThe poets are with Jeremy but who ever paid any notice to them.â€ Gina Miller was the guest of honour yesterday at the World Jewish Forumâ€™s ...
- The Dark Room Collective: Where Black Poetry Took Wing
Late in 1987, two young poets made the trek to New York to attend the funeral of James Baldwin at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. Deeply moved by the ceremony, yet distressed that they had never met an African-American literary lion of Mr ...
- God's Wounds
Recently, Sounds True published a major collection of my poetry, The Way Under the Way, which contains three separate books of poetry, gathering 217 poems retrieved and shaped over the past twenty years. These poems span my life's journey and they center ...
- Goth Chick Wendyâ€™s Employee Leaves 5 Hilarious Voicemails For Turtleboy Threatening Internet Lawsuits For Blog About Fitchburg Prison Visitor
We rightfully made fun of them and threw eggs at the outside the Espresso Bar as they listed to goth poetry. Good times. We urge you to support the Turtleboy Sponsors by doing business with them. Without them none of this is possible. Click on any of them ...
- Open mic poetry at Pomegranate
Local poets Jean Jones and John Evans will be holding an open mic poetry session from 6:30 ... Jones, by the way, recently had two poems published by Aphelion, the science-fiction webzine. Hereâ€™s a sample of one of them, â€œI Hear the Caspian is ...