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- Last letter penned by Mary Queen of Scots hours before her execution put on display
Historians said it "marks the end of a life that has been immortalised in novels, film, poetry, drama and song down the centuries ... The letter was written as Mary prepared to meet her death at Fotheringhay Castle in Northamptonshire.
- Wai-te-ata Press artistsâ€™ book finalist amongst worldâ€™s best
for its artistsâ€™ book The Wai-te-ata Companion to Poetry. An artistsâ€™ book is one made by an artist as artwork, and often reinvents the book form and challenges the reading experience. The award is a biennial prize run by the Manly Public Library ...
- Hilda Palafoxâ€™s Wistful, Feminine Illustrations
simplicity and a sort of visual poetry in her work,â€ artspace Cass Contemporary says. â€œShe lives and works in the chaos that is Mexico City and yet her work is ever more calm and romantic.â€ See a timelapse video of Palafox creating a piece below.
- Ipswich Waterstonesâ€™ 13 books you need to read this summer
â€œThis part diary part poetry book will have you in tears, while her most recent publication, PLUM, is equally brilliant.â€ Perfect for fans of Victoria Wood, Pam Ayres and Kate Tempest. â€œA book I have been waiting to read for a long time, this ...
- Conveying a controversial poetâ€™s life
and how this life and culture of the time period affected the poetry Whitman produced,â€ Leitgeb said. â€œPatrick Scully is an example of Minnesota talent, and we just could not pass up the opportunity to showcase this talented individual.â€ This was ...
- Music, Madness and Poetry Party-Animals at Mudfest
Notts-based publishers Mud Press launched their latest poetry anthology Woman last week. We rolled up our sleeves and dived into Cobden Chambers for the launch party. Cobden Chambers, Nottingham's own little slice of Brixton-esque artiness set firmly ...
- Slam poetry students for American TV debut
When you ask an Irish person about poetry, the majority suffer an acute case of Leaving Cert flashbacks â€” nightmarish visions of Sylvia Plath and Robert Frost float before their eyes.
- American Life in Poetry: The Air Smelled Dirty
Marge Piercy is a distinguished poet who lives in Massachusetts. Her most recent book is Made in Detroit: Poems (Knopf, 2015). I share with her the memory of coal furnaces and clinkers, which when I was a boy we carried out in buckets and used to surface ...
- You'll get #allthefeels when you read the poem "I'm so in love with him"
the way our fingers lace together. Iâ€™m in love with the way I feel when Iâ€™m with him, and how we can talk about anything, and how no matter what heâ€™s always by my side. Iâ€™m in love with the little things he does. Iâ€™m in love with how easily he ...
- Students to compete at State Finals of National Poetry Recitation
â€œWatching such a diverse group of exceptional young people from around the state stand tall, recite, and display their understanding and love of poetry is truly remarkable and inspirational. These young people learn skills through this competition that ...
- The Audio Book Club Gets Tangled Up in Blue
Join us! Advertisement This spring, the Audio Book Club will also try something slightly new. While Americans dust off their college copies of The Origins of Totalitarianism and 1984, we are going to read Sun Tzuâ€™s 514 B.C. treatise The Art of War.
- Romantic exhibitions for Valentineâ€™s Day outings
Love birds will be able to stroll among the works of the famous 19th-century French sculptor against a backdrop of jazz and poetry, highlighting the letters ... Advance booking required. â€˜Erotic: Passion & Desireâ€™ at Sothebyâ€™s, London, UK, February ...
- Milpitas teen among winners of national teen poetry contest
Santa Clara County Library District recognized three local teens who won or placed highly at the prestigious Voice of Youth Advocates teen poetry contest.
- Celebrating Poetry Month with one of my poems, Poetryâ€”The Art of the Voice, and what inspired it
Since 1996, the Academy of American Poets have designated April as National Poetry Month as a way to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States. Since 1998, National Poetry Month has also been celebrated each April in Canada.
- Christmas Poems
His 2017 poem centers on the understanding that â€œGod takes us seriously ... â€œThere are very few things in life that are done for 50 years.â€