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- Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
Welcome to the 15th annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest. Submit published or unpublished work. $4,000 in prizes. Please submit during April 15-September 30, 2017. We will award the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre ...
- Scribbled in the Dark
Acclaimed poet Charles Simic is 79 at the time of Scribbled in the Dark's publishing. It's hard not to read the images of darkness falling and lost hope contained in these poems as anything other than meditations on death. But that discounts the streak of ...
- Talking Dogs and Poetry With Writer Ruth Awad
She graduated from the Ohio State University with a bachelorâ€™s in English, focusing on creative writing, and with an MFA in poetry from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She now regularly conducts an interview series called â€œPet Poetics ...
- A Collection of Poetry Interviews Is a Work of Poetry Itself
They want to hear angles that theyâ€™re not getting from media sources. Thatâ€™s been heartening to see. What Is Poetry? Just Kidding, I Know You Know (2017) is published by Wave Books and is available from Amazon and other online booksellers.
- A SHADOW MAP: AN ANTHOLOGY BY SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT
It means you survived the most brutal of physical and psychological violations while simultaneously surviving the death of the self, or your prior identity. It changed you. It changed how you trust, how you love. The essays and poems contained within this ...
- The New Weathers: Anne Waldman on Poetry and Protest
In conversation with Anne Waldman on protest and poetry, non-competitive education and the relationship between written and the performed word. Anne Waldman, born in Millville, New Jersey in 1945, is the author of more than 40 collections of poetry and ...
- Thomas Laqueur on death, immortality and people living to 500
poems, and novels to painting and landscapes. In advance of his lecture, Laqueur spoke to the Reporter about everything from the possibility of people living for 500 years and the changing definition of death through history. â€œWhen is someone dead?â€
- Philip Larkin exhibition in Hull to take visitors 'almost unnervingly close' to poet
Former Poet Laureate, friend and biographer of Larkin Andrew Motion said: "This original and subtle exhibition takes us almost unnervingly close to Larkin. "As it generates a meaning for all manner of objects associated with him, it gives substance to the ...
- The difference between remembering, forgetting
Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin (1817-1893) wrote: â€œOne of the distinguishing marks of poetry is that unlike prose, it always possesses more than a single meaning. In fact, the search for the discovery of new meanings is endless. So is Torah.â€
- Pawan Kalyan condoles the death of C Narayana Reddy
Following the death of legendary poet, lyricist and writer C ... He is that one special person who introduced the poetry side of literature as melodious lyrics. I got to know about him through some people in the industry and through his books and I ...
- How Rupi Kaur pushed through writer's block to create her second collection of poems
What comes next "My number one goal is making sure that I have the space to creatively grow and express myself all the time. How can I put that goal first?" Listen to Rupi Kaur read her poem "Advice I Would Have Given My Mother on Her Wedding Day" below.
- France's Macron pens birthday poem for British schoolgirl
The two poems were shared by the French Embassy in London. Sophie's poem, titled "Centre of Attention," describes looking up at a human-like Eiffel Tower, who "looks over everyone / With her head in the clouds." Macron's verse opens "On a trip to Paris ...
- Communication Problems Demolish Relationships! New Bestseller Unveils Poetry to Romantically Communicate With Significant Other!
In Orlando Ceaserâ€™s new bestseller, I Wake up Wanting You ~ Pledges, poetry and promises for Lovers Only, Ceaser states that it should come as no surprise that a couple having communication issues often affect a coupleâ€™s romantic and intimate encounters.
- Stop dissecting a poem as if it were a dead frog
Zapruder, an award-winning poet and a professor in the MFA program at St. Maryâ€™s College of California, understands their suspicion. He, too, disliked poetry as a high school senior who was forced to take â€œthe dreaded poetry unit.â€ Yet when he ...
- Poems from the Hoot
Barbie Hazzard was born and raised in Portsmouth. She began writing poems in junior high, â€œbut marriage and children,â€ she says, â€œput everything on the back burner.â€ Ms. Hazzard has been attending the Poetry Hoot for more than five years.