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- GDCI students win OSSTF Student Achievement Award for poem
Curtis Jeffrey, a student at Goderich District Collegiate Institute, was recently announced as the recipient of an Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) Student Achievement Award.
- Carol Ann Duffy introduces poems for our love of bookshops - The Guardian
The GuardianCarol Ann Duffy introduces poems for our love of bookshopsThe Guardian... their locality; and being almost always the only retailers to accept and sell 12 letter-pressed pamphlets by local poets. Their very existence is a kind of love and we â€“ writers and readers â€“ should love them in return by supporting them. See you ...
- An Exclusive New Poem by Rupi Kaur
Representing the voice of a new generation, Kaurâ€™s poems have become a word-of-mouth sensation and this new poem ushers in her long-awaited new collection, The Sun and Her Flowers, published on 3 October 2017.
- Why Western Ireland is the Best Place to Be Sad
You know that the bedraggled heart seeks out the leaden sky over the low stone wall, finds dark poetry in the wisps of smoke rising from the stone chimney. You know also that we mostly travel happy, but sometimes we travel sad. One night your partner of 16 ...
- BOOKS Biography spotlights poet Elizabeth Bishop's queer past
Bishop's explicit love poems remain mostly unknown ... 2017-07-25 - The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation hosted its first-ever HBCU ( Historically Black Colleges and Universities ) Diversity and Inclusion Leadership ... Chicago Sky moving to ...
- Hanging Out With the Dream King
As opposed to just vacationing endlessly on a beach in Belize with all the megabucks you surely earn as publisher of Octopus Books? Svalina: This is going to come as a great shock, but the world of indie poetry publishing is not the glittering jetset party ...
- 10 of the Best Short Poems about Birthdays
Birthdays, like other celebratory occasions such as weddings, are a fine time to dig out some poetry. However, birthdays can make us contemplative and reflective as well as deliriously joyous, and in the following ten classic birthday poems, poets down the ...
- Winners of Our Seventh Annual Found Poem Contest - New York Times (blog)
New York Times (blog)Winners of Our Seventh Annual Found Poem ContestNew York Times (blog)Over 1,000 teenagers entered our Seventh Annual Found Poem Contest, and, after much agonizing, we've settled on our favorites. Below, you can find a full list of winners, runners-up and honorable mentions, as well as a PDF of the names of those whose ...and more »
- Remembering John Ashbery, acclaimed writer who pulled poetry â€˜from the airâ€™
He was a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Jeffrey Brown revisits his conversation with Ashbery from 2007, where he spoke about his poetry and his journey from being unknown to one of the great poets of our era.
- Traveling, singing, seeing stuff
We went to Durango where I entertained at their cowboy poetry and music gathering the last few days. Catherine really enjoyed the colorful trees, all in their best fall finery. Many shades of yellows, golds, reds, greens, against the sky with just a few ...
- Campaign in Poetry
The Emma Press has announced the poets who will feature in their forthcoming anthology of urgent new political poems, Campaign in Poetry , publishing on 2nd April 2015.
- John Legend helped students write moving poems about what it means to be a man
Last week, students at Centennial High School in Columbus, Ohio, attended an hourlong assembly they'll never forget. The lucky high schoolers got to watch John Legend play his hit songs "Love Me Now" and "All of Me" in their own gym. The unique performance ...
- Love poems left behind
LEWISTON â€” Tim Hendersonâ€™s dad is speaking to his children from beyond the grave. His words are full of wonder, passion and love. Henderson found a box full of his fatherâ€™s hand-written poems, tucked away in the back of a closet, about a year ago.
- Penned in the Margins finds space for new poetry titles - The Bookseller
Penned in the Margins finds space for new poetry titlesThe BooksellerLive literature producer and independent publisher Penned in the Margins is publishing the latest titles from Luke Kennard and Melissa Lee-Houghton, which its director Tom Chivers believes is a â€œbit of a coupâ€ for a small indie. Alongside names such as ...
- Joining the club: On the high hopes and broken dreams of millennials who want their writing published
Tim Grgec plucked up courage to submit his poetry to literary journals. But he didnâ€™t know anyone in New Zealand writing and no one had ever heard of him. So then what? I used to think of New Zealandâ€™s poetry scene as an exclusive club â€“ a club ...