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- WCSU Professor Featured on PBS News Hour to Discuss His Project
Clements is the author of multiple books, most recently "A Book of Common Rituals," and editor of "An Introduction to the Prose Poem". He lives in Newtown, Connecticut, where his wife, a teacher, survived the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
- Tangail poetry festival begins
On the first day, a number of participants took part in poetry recitation competition in separate six sessions. Stay updated on the go with The Daily Star News App. Click here to download it for your device.
- Author Releases Three Volumes of His Book, â€œPicture Poemsâ€
Absolutely enthralling, Picture Poems will warm the soul and melt the heart of every poetry lovers and photo enthusiasts. They say that a picture paints a thousand words, but a photograph mixed with a beautifully written poem is worth more than a thousand ...
- Author Melanie Crowder talks writing with eighth-graders at Blue Horizons seminar
Brodie Gagliano, an eighth-grader from Weldon Valley School, said she learned more about poetry from Crowder, as well as "how to write short stories and the construction of them." She said she likes to write, including sometimes for fun, and what she did ...
- A Dessert-First Tax Bill
And as much fun as it is to mock Harry Reidâ€™s federally subsidized cowboy-poetry festivals and the critical national effort to get monkeys high on cocaine, basically all of federal spending goes to a handful of programs: Social Security, Medicare ...
- Late director Jonathan Demme's best known films
"A big hearted, big tent, compassionate man -- in full embrace in his life of people in need -- and of the potential of art, music, poetry and film to fill that ... from drug rehab to attend her sister's wedding. Demme's documentary-style filmmaking ...
- Tamblyn book examines dead actresses
Actress Amber Tamblyn writes about dead Hollywood actresses in her new book of poems. But "Dark Sparkler" is more than that.
- Seeing an Opening to Leave Her Husband, She Took It and Didnâ€™t Look Back
Kayla uses writing as an outlet, drafting short stories and free-verse poetry on a library computer ... I like dystopian worlds, scary stuff, sad stuff.â€ Last year, she saved money from a summer job to buy her mother a cellphone.
- Delco blooms with plenty to do this Spring
Newcomers and Neighbors Newcomers and Neighbors of Delaware County will meet for lunch, 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 15 at Charlotteâ€™s, 3207 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square. There will be a general meeting of the membership at noon, followed by lunch at 12:15 p.m.
- The 2017 National Book Award Longlists
Publishers submitted a total of 245 books for the 2017 National Book Award for Poetry. The judges for poetry are Nick Flynn, Jane Mead, Gregory Pardlo, Richard Siken, and chair Monica Youn. A total of 553 books were submitted for the 2017 National Book ...
- Margarita Engle Named Young Peopleâ€™s Poet Laureate
CHICAGO â€” The Poetry Foundation is honored to announce that Margarita Engle has been named the Young Peopleâ€™s Poet Laureate. Awarded every two years, the $25,000 laureate title is given to a living writer in recognition of a career devoted to writing ...
- Family recipes awaken her inner poet
Unlike some readers, Dietrich, 56, keeps the boxes handy to make dishes like her momâ€™s Russian fluff casserole, her grandmaâ€™s German potato salad or one of her great-grandmaâ€™s cherry pies. As for the poem, â€œI kind of got carried away,â€ she said.
- The Campaign for Black Male Achievement Launches â€œAli Proseâ€ Poetry Contest In Honor Of Muhammad Ali
April is National Poetry Month. In celebration of the month, the Campaign for Black Male Achievement is holding their own poetry contest. However, this contest is going to have a cool twist. The CBMA wants black high school students from around the ...
- â€˜This African American Lifeâ€™ Book Signings
Hugh Price, former president and CEO of the National Urban League, is the author of This African American Life. He is holding book signing at the Sankofa Video Books & CafÃ©, 2714 Georgia Avenue NW, on May 15 at 6 p.m. and at Bus Boys and Poets ...
- DWC Visiting Author Readings: Poet Jeanne Marie Beaumont
Jeanne Marie Beaumontâ€™s first book, Placebo Effects, was selected by William Matthews as a winner in the National Poetry Series and published by W.W. Norton in 1997. This was followed by Curious Conduct, (BOA Editions, 2004), and Burning of the Three ...