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- Sallyâ€™s Cafe and Bookstore â€“ New Author on shelves for Christmas â€“ Poetry â€“ Chicken Shift by D. Avery
It is funny, poignant, witty, wise, and full of humor and pathos. I think it should probably be required reading for every woman diagnosed with breast cancer. It should be in doctorâ€™s waiting rooms and hospitals. I loved all the poems but the ones I ...
- What Makes an African-American Novel a Classic?
The section Poetry, Drama, and Fiction is similar to previous anthologies dedicated to early African-American womenâ€™s writing and includes an excerpt from Sarah E. Farrosâ€™s True Love. Written in 1891, this Dickensian novel is unusual in that an African ...
- Tracie Morris's extraordinary poetry reading pace
The poems resonated in all kinds of ways with me and the audience. At some point, I realized, though, that not enough has been said about Morris's pace, and perhaps the implications of reading pace in American and African American poetry in general.
- Lucinda Williams At Infinity Hall
"The Ghosts of Highway 20," parts of which are based on the poetry of her late father Miller Williams. Murder, death and spirits emanate from some of the songs. Raised in Louisiana, Williams has a Southern gothic vibe to her work. Williams' dark gruff ...
- Love and a cough
He will enter your hands as easily as ten cents used to bring forth a Coke. â€“ Anne Sexton from The Complete Poems: Anne Sexton (Mariner Books, 1999) Too often youâ€™ll see the five lines beginning â€œAs has been said â€¦â€ left standing alone.
- Book Review: Writing for Bliss
Raab has taught workshops on writing, and has authored memoirs and poetry. Those experiences show. For example, in her chapter on preparing to write, Raab describes rituals for writing, and how writers can find their own ways of feeling calm, confident ...
- Young writers do not read yet rush to publish â€“ Poet
He said that poetry and literature have a tradition ... â€œWriters, these days, do not like to read; they are only interested in rushing to publishing their works; just to tell the world that they had written something. â€œIt is better to spend quality ...
- Musical evening marks poet Pulliwarâ€™s 75th birthday
Nagpur: Vidarbha Gaurav Pratishthan along with Dhadpad Manch and Swar Sadhana feted veteran poet and writer Mukund Pulliwar to mark his 75th birthday. The felicitation ... who has penned various songs and poems including 'yogi janardan', 'jogwa ...
- Poetry Sunday: Alice Kociemba
Alice met her husband, Rich Youmans, through poetry. They live and write in North Falmouth. â€œPaper Routeâ€ received an International Publication Award from the Atlanta Review. Clark Myers reads his poem, "Priester's Pond." Mark Foster reads him poem ...
- FAMILY Poetry Contest (Winner gets poem made into film)
Deadline March 15th. Submit a poem thatâ€™s about something FAMILY and get it made into a movie. Accepting any poetry in any genre or length thatâ€™s aboutFAMILY in any way. All poems will be posted on this network. Over 95,000 unique visitors a day.
- India's jeweler to Hollywood stars, now accused of massive bank fraud
During an interview with Reuters in November, Modi - net worth of some $1.8 billion according to Forbes magazine rankings, and famously soft-spoken - discussed his love for art, poetry and paintings ... he was at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
- Cowboy Poetry and Music Jam canceled
LINCOLN, Neb. â€“ The Cowboy Poetry and Music Jam, scheduled for Feb. 12 at Bowring Ranch State Historical Park, has been canceled because of weather conditions. The event might be rescheduled. The park is located north of Merriman in Cherry County.
- Collected Poems
Collected Poems is further evidence of this great writer's sublime gifts and it is an essential part of the oeuvre of a giant of world literature. Buy Collected Poems by Chinua Achebe from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
- 149th death anniversary of Mirza Asadullah Ghalib observed
He was one of the best Urdu poets who led a drastic revolution in Urdu poetry with his words. Ghalib felt so much proud of his Persian poetry but his Urdu poetry like "Ghazals" are also much famous. He started composing poetry at the age of 11. His first ...
- From writer to author - ECB Publishing
ECB PublishingFrom writer to authorECB PublishingTaking a summer break from the months of meticulous, painstaking research and dissertation writing, with the thought of writing again for pleasure, she pulled out some poetry she had composed 30 years earlier. ... She found a publisher whose family ...