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- Q&A: Nance Van Winckelâ€™s latest poetry collection picks up where it last ended
Like the mourners in â€œThe Hearse Broke Free,â€ readers travel from grief to absurdity and back again, pausing in varied emotional landscapes along the way in the visually rich poems that make up â€œOur Foreigner,â€ Van Winckelâ€™s seventh poetry ...
- Literary arts program toasts 20 years of reading, writing
They sponsor book clubs, performances, poetry events, arts and crafts and school programs ... The main focus, Oliver says, is to attract and engage the whole family and show people the value of reading and community literary arts programs.
- POETRY CORNER: Persistence
Trials come as swiftly as tribulations. Tears wash eyes in torrential waves. Somedays seem more hopeless than others. Still, in the pits of despair . . . Hope lingers there. Weakness washes and fades its brief glimmer. Despondence clouds the heart and mind.
- Bill Clinton to present honorary prize to publishing CEO
On Nov. 15, the foundation also will announce prizes in the competitive categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature.
- Indian Books Published in 2016 to Add to Your Diverse-A-Thon TBR
Here is a list of twelve books published in 2016 that you might want to add to your ... This list does not include poetry. Feel free to add your recommendations on poetry (or otherwise) in the comments below. 1. The High Priestess Never Marries by ...
- Oregon Poet Peter Sears left mark on poetry lovers
It contains samples from all of his previous books and chapbooks plus 30 new poems. Often funny, sometimes poignant, ranging from whimsical to wildly imaginative, they are always fast-moving, with surprising swerves. Like many other Oregon poets ...
- â€œAll the terrifying things all really happenedâ€ Toyen: A film about the Czech surrealist painter and her times - World Socialist Web Site
World Socialist Web Siteâ€œAll the terrifying things all really happenedâ€ Toyen: A film about the Czech surrealist painter and her timesWorld Socialist Web SiteNÄ›mec's film treats, above all, the period in World War II during which Toyen hid her Jewish lover, the poet, photographer and object-maker JindÅ™ich Heisler, who refused to wear a yellow star, from the Gestapo. For most of 1941 to 1945 they lived in ...and more »
- Authors to give talk, put on workshop at SNC
Sierra Nevada Collegeâ€™s next Writers in the Woods event features Gailmarie Pahmeier and David Lee. Pahmeierâ€™s most recent poetry collection, â€œThe Rural Lives of Nice Girlsâ€, was published by Black Rock Press. Other books include â€œWith Respect for Distanceâ€, â€œShake It and It Snowsâ€, and â€œThe House on Breakaheart Roadâ€. A Nevadan for nearly 30 [â€¦]
- American Life in Poetry: Oak Grove Cemetery
How many Oak Grove Cemeteries can there be in America? Thereâ€™s one just a mile from my home. Hereâ€™s another, with a poet, Don Thompson, to show us around. Poetry thrives on sounds as well as sense, and the vowel sounds in line eight are especially ...
- Is the age of poetry over?
Life kills them. But the future which they have thus awakened ... Rene Char In 380 BCE, Plato in Book X of The Republic banished poets from his ideal state by declaring that â€œpoetry feeds and waters the passions instead of drying them up; she lets ...
- Mania, Depression, Recoveryâ€“And Poetry
Also in the family tradition, Lowell was remarkably ambitious (another ... Moore, a native of Columbia, TN, was a member of the Fugitives, a group of students, professors and poetry lovers at Vanderbilt University who met on Saturday evenings in Nashville ...
- 'Satellite of Love' blasts off for live, one-night 'MST3K' reunion - WTOP
'Satellite of Love' blasts off for live, one-night 'MST3K' reunionWTOPAn atrocious 1940s B-film with a ham-fisted moral message: a teen, neglected by his lush parents, falls in with a blond and the wrong crowd and blames his childhood when it all goes south. ... â€œI'm Daisy. I like poetry, rotten fruit and flinging my ...and more »
- FROM THE PULPIT: Expressing the inexpressible
People will look to poetry at wedding ceremonies or at funerals. Economy of language, that is, the ability to say a lot in a minimum of words, is another characteristic of poetry. Itâ€™s important not to narrowly define what is poetry, or prayer ...
- Limerick-lover writes a rude rhyme for every town in Britain
Lewis, 45, of Daventry, Northants, said: â€œIt came from a school boyish fondness for funny poetry and it took me five years to write. â€œA few years back me and a friend were trying to remember the famous Devizes limerick, which we did eventually ...
- Naperville resident wins American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature
Urrea, a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist for nonfiction and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, was born in Tijuana, Mexico to a Mexican father and an American mother. The best-selling author has won numerous awards for his poetry, nonfiction ...