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- Rwanda: Jabo On How Poetry Helped Him Overcome Suicidal Thoughts
During his dark world, when suicidal thoughts were creeping in ... to read and see if things are getting better or worse," he says. Sharing his life through poetry He recalls in 2011 when a friend, Christian Intwari of sick city, read some of the writings ...
- "Gulberg Tragedy" cry thy beloved country - Merinews
Merinews"Gulberg Tragedy" cry thy beloved countryMerinews'Barg-e-gul' is common popular metaphor of Urdu poetry which literally means â€“ the color of the flower. The name of the historical city of Gulbarga, a city in the Indian state of Karnatka seems to have the semantic connection with 'Barg-e-gul' as Urdu ...and more »
- Poetry slam usually draws a crowd
Business owner Susan Hinkle said the event always draws a crowd. "There's so many people that love poetry," she said. Hinkle said she is hoping some teens she invited will share their favorite poems from "Milk and Honey," one of her top selling books ...
- Community Poetry Reading at the West Tisbury library
This event is free and open to the public. Poet laureate Young is a designer, printmaker, and writer native to Marthaâ€™s Vineyard. Two Plums Press in Portland, Ore., recently released a collection of her poems, called â€œBook to Share,â€ comprised of ...
- Harry Dean Stanton (RIP) Reads Poems by Charles Bukowski
Back in 2012, Stanton headlined an L.A. tribute to the Los Angeles poet. Follow Open Culture on Facebook and Twitter and share intelligent media with your friends. Or better yet, sign up for our daily email and get a daily dose of Open Culture in your inbox.
- Black Canadian artists do exist, as new arts movement shows
while putting on the last two productions of Phenomenal 5IVE â€” a performance group of black women creating fluid works incorporating tap, music and poetry. "Phenomenal 5IVE is an artistically political act of resistance. Punctuated by the beauty and ...
- The Best Readings & Talks in Seattle: Winter 2017/2018
His work will probably be polished and beautifully performed, with perfect timing and absurdly funny material. Feel lucky that he chose ... sometimes militant poetry, collecting numerous accolades (including seven NAACP Image Awards) along the way.
- Photojournalist shares grief, feelings through poetry
Photojournalist and Portsmouth resident Suzanne Laurent, a former staff member at the Derry News and The Eagle-Tribune, has created a new poetry book, "Losing Light," written following the unexpected death of her husband Jean Bernard Laurent in 2015.
- 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€¦]
- â€˜I Always Follow My Heart When I Write a Poemâ€™
She is currently writing a book about Myanmarâ€™s recent political history. She sees a tension between journalism and poetry: while journalism is the realm of facts, it cannot reveal the truth in the same way that poetry can. When did you start writing poetry?
- Visible #6: Women Writers of Color: Abeer Hoque
In this interview, Hoque talks about growing up in the predominantly white suburbs of Pittsburgh, rewriting her memoir manuscript ten times, and looking for the poetry in prose. The Rumpus: Traditional publishers sometimes expect authors to fit their book ...
- Sallyâ€™s Cafe and Bookstore â€“ New on the Shelves â€“ Doll God by Luanne Castle
It was with some trepidation that I began reading Luanne Castleâ€™s collection of poetry. I usually read history and feared ... wistful memories of summers spent with a childhood friend and the sad history of a manâ€™s descent into vagrancy and ...
- Site Mobile Navigation - New York Times
New York TimesSite Mobile NavigationNew York TimesAt first, this love poem seems light and cheerful. But on further readings, its elements reveal shadows of contradiction â€” like the face of the mantis, both lovely and mean â€” and create an authentic complexity of distilled feeling. Poem selected by ...
- Stafford birthday celebration set
Celebrate the works of poet William Stafford at a birthday party planned for Jan. 16 at the Lake Oswego Public Library. For The Review, Tidings The Friends of William Stafford and the Lake Oswego Public Library will host an evening of poetry in honor of ...
- John Sibley Williams: Poet Interview
Apart from being a new father of twins, which, along with writing, sort of defines me now, Iâ€™ve just completed two full-length poetry manuscripts that Iâ€™m submitting to various contests and publishers. Skin Memory is an amalgam of free verse and prose ...