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- Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies in Belmont home
He was 96. Wilbur died Saturday night in Belmont, Massachusetts, with his family by his side, according to friend and fellow poet, Dana Gioia. The U.S. poet laureate in 1987-88, Wilbur was often cited as an heir to Robert Frost and other New England ...
- A night of Swampscott poetry
He also shared poems about rosebuds on a late friendâ€™s patio, and the breakdown of the Berlin Wall. He spoke to the people who had become free in the historic event. â€œDo not be fooled to think capitalism could deliver heaven,â€ he read. â€œPossessing ...
- Old police building could be gone by yearâ€™s end
The parking lot can be used by the municipal swimming pool, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and for events such as Cowboy Poetry and the Elko Mining Expo, he said. The VFW also will continue to lease a storage building on the site. â€œThis will give us 40 or 50 ...
- The 2017 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame inductees cover it all: Poetry, satire and wild life
He has also won the Academy of American Poets' Lenore Marshall Prize and is a former Fellow ... Las Vegas and faculty affiliate of the Black Mountain Institute. Revell was introduced by the City of Reno's Poet Laureate Lindsay Wilson.
- Birthstone, poem by Elizabeth Kerper (LOST AND FOUND Poetry and Prose Series)
snagged on the back row of some books shelved two-deep. Moral of the story: nothing is ever really lost unless your mom canâ€™t find it.
- Bestselling author Blake Morrison returns home to Yorkshire for inspiration
â€˜Iâ€™d published a couple of books of poetry at that point but And When Did You Last See Your Father? kicked off in a way I could never have anticipated. It just caught a moment. There was an emotional honesty about it, about death and illness and loss.
- Black History Month Celebration Begins Thursday
The Black Lounge is Saturday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center. This yearâ€™s commemorative event features a poetic expression by Philadelphia-based poets Perry â€œVisionâ€ DiVirgillio and Kavindu â€œKaviâ€ Jointe.
- Russell Simmons Wants Chance The Rapper To Host A â€˜Def Poetry Jamâ€™ Reboot
The mogul is in talks with HBO for the showâ€™s new iteration A Def Poetry Jam reboot is in the works and Russell Simmons is looking to tap Chance the Rapper as the showâ€™s new host. â€œSuper excited,â€ Simmons tweeted. â€œBeen in negotiation with Chance ...
- For a North Korean refugee raising her kids in the UK, the past is never far
and writing poems for her mum. The childhood of Graceâ€™s mother, Jihyun Park, wasnâ€™t so carefree. She grew up in Chongjin, North Korea, where political life begins at an age when children are supposed to be watching cartoons and goofing around with friends.
- Notable Twin Cities: 2/5â€“2/11
Monday 2/5: Button Poetry Live convenes at Camp Bar again for a night of electric spoken word. Hosted by Neil Hilborn featuring poet Omar Holmon, this event includes a free, pre-show workshop next door at Keys Cafe & Bakery at 6 p.m. Show starts at 7:30.
- â€˜Murder Among Friendsâ€™ Anthology to be Released May 7
A number of local and regional authors will be on hand Sunday afternoon, May 7, at Whittier Birthplace, to sign and sell copies of â€œMurder Among Friends,â€ a new anthology of stories inspired by poet John Greenleaf Whittier. As they did last year with ...
- Reading in the Dark
Antiliterature is state grants for STEM programs, pedants who jeer at foppish literati, philistines who dismiss poetry as politically inutile, your uncle mocking your English major at Thanksgiving, and anyone or anything that doesnâ€™t bow down to ...
- Cohen poems to be published in final book
The final poems of Leonard Cohen, completed days before the legendary ... The book, which has US, Canadian and British publishers, will come out in October 2018. Cohen died in November 2016 at age 82, just weeks after he released his last album, "You ...
- Speechless Wonder for Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets DONE for Mon. 4/24
Some of the poems are fanciful, some moving ... Ekua Holmes won a 2016 Caldecott Honor for her debut childrenâ€™s book, Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, and her illustrations are magnificent here as well.
- Poetry in the city: the return of Montreal's neon lights
â€œItâ€™s poetry in the city.â€ Montrealâ€™s downtown ... â€œthe best sandwich I had all weekâ€ with a neon logo of the restaurant in the background is free advertising for the venue, he said. If a photo of a recognizable architectural feature is ...