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- Thinking of Li Bai on a Spring Day (translation)
Around the year 746/747, the Tang Dynasty poet Bai Ju Yi was missing his friend and fellow poet, Li Bai. He wrote this poem in praise of Li Baiâ€™s work and expressed his fond memories of their time past.
- Fertile ground for Edmonton authors in 2017 publishing season
Despite living in a remote northern community in the bleakest of seasons, you can almost hear the sizzle as Edmonton talent fires up to release a host of new books this year. That includes novels, poetry and non-fiction, and without a doubt, there is a ...
- PALM: ALL AWAKE IN THE DARKNESS Installation Debuts at American Writers Museum
a sound design that includes the poetry by Merwin and other poets, and a new video work from Sayler / Morris. Palm is inspired by the life and work of the American poet W.S. Merwin, and meditates on Merwin's capacity to invoke in his readers a sense of the ...
- 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€¦]
- 'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor': The Story Behind the Statue of Libertyâ€™s Famous Immigration Poem
The poet James Russell Lowell said he liked the poem "much better than I like the Statue itself ... Lazarus, who was born in New York City in 1849 to a wealthy Jewish family, composed "The New Colossus" for a fundraiser benefiting the Statue of Liberty ...
- Womenâ€™s Poetry
The Skirball Cultural Center is holding its second annual celebration of women poets on Friday, March 3 at 8 p.m. The forum features a discussion with poets and spoken word artists Alyesha Wise, Aman Batra, Chingona Fire, Terisa Siagatonu and Sariyah Idan.
- Whitman and the American Revelation
not to mention what the American poets have felt about him, and the music composers, and even the political philosophers. The biographers and critics have been studying the man for 150 years by now, which adds up to a lot of thinking and research.
- â€˜Why Poetryâ€™ and â€˜Poetry Will Save Your Lifeâ€™
If you think poetry is too difficult, youâ€™re not alone. Most people avoid the genre unless they need a reading for a wedding or a funeral, and many are haunted by shameful school memories of trying to parse an impenetrable poem. Two new books promise to ...
- I Now Pronounce You Katie and Tom
And most everyone in the wedding party is weeping ... then drunkenly and sagely divulges, â€œItâ€™s amazing.â€ Poetry. But because there are apparently no happy endings on Vanderpump Rules, we then jump to three months later, when Scheana and Shay ...
- Hear Grandaddy's Synth-Driven New Song 'Evermore'
"But I really like the imagery of sad dirty trees that live by the freeway and throwing stuff out of commercial airliners. Also the line 'When remembering is what forgetting's for.' It's kinda high-school-corny poetry, but I still like it a lot."
- Thea Astley: Selected Poems â€” prose preceded her great novels
Others explore, without any compelling insights, the feelings of romantic love. One particularly interesting aspect of ÂAstleyâ€™s poetry is her fondness for the sonnet form. Primarily she uses the Petrarchan sonnet with an octet and sestet, but she plays ...
- On Heinrich BÃ¶ll's birthday, his son reflects on the Nobel laureate
A visual artist and former publisher, the 69-year-old also writes poetry and is executor of his father's estate ... in commemoration of his 100th birthday and 22 years after his death, a reevaluation of his works has begun in Germany.
- Writers embrace era of new literary works
The British poet of Ethiopian decent is the author of seven poetry collections. His poetry is inspired by his own childhood experiences and life as a black child adopted by white parents. Building blocks that will make African literature thrive ought to be ...
- Creative Writing Program announces 2017-2019 fellows in fiction, poetry
The Emory University Creative Writing Program will welcome two new post-graduate fellows to campus this fall. Cassie Gonzales was named the new Fellow in Fiction and Michael Marberry was awarded the Fellowship in Poetry. Both will hold a two-year ...
- Poet Laureate Reads At Laguna Beach Festival Of Arts
The Festival of Arts is celebrating its 85th anniversary on August 13, 2017. The celebration ceremony will include a poetry reading by Laguna Beach Poet Laureate, Kate Buckley. Events will take place from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Festival grounds ...