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- Teens connect with poetry, prose, the Bard
Collierville teens can flex their literary muscles this month with two workshops and a "playshop" at the Burch Library, 501 Poplar View Parkway. The Teen Poetry Writing Workshop is from 3-4 p.m. on Friday and will be led by Jonathan May, who teaches ...
- Why Aisha Sasha John believes dance and poetry are the same
Aisha Sasha John is a dancer and a poet. She has been a finalist for prizes like the Trillium Book Award and the ReLit Poetry Award for her writing. Her most recent collection of poems is called I have to live. Listening to intuition I'm interested in ...
- 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.
- 'As an immigrant child, writing comforted me' - Daily Trust
Daily Trust'As an immigrant child, writing comforted me'Daily TrustChekwube O. Danladi is a poet and joint winner of the Brunel University African Poetry Prize. A Nigerian based in the United States of America, she talks about how writing comforted her while growing up there, her win, what informs her writing style ...
- Open Mic Poetry Night
In addition to the poets who will be reading, the evening is open to anyone who enjoys listening to poetry or would just like to meet some local writers. Sponsored by the Friends of the Coronado Library. The Coronado Scribes, formed with the assistance of ...
- Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward covers tough terrain
Sing, Unburied, Sing is many things â€” a claustrophobic family drama, a gothic ghost story ... Every sentence of this ferociously human novel thrums with a grand and violent poetry. Wardâ€™s novel is a prayer, a scream, a song and a single mighty question ...
- 100 Black Men distributes food to homeless in Baton Rouge
100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge and Project Excel mentees distributed ... Six months after the devastating 2016 Louisiana floods, a new poetry anthology book featuring the works of 75 Zachary High School students is now on shelves across the country.
- Nikhil Chandwani holds a world record for youngest Ph.D tag
I Wrote your name in the sky is a teen fiction Tales of an Unconscious Mind ... Strange Tides on Broken Rhymes is the latest love poetry book I wrote. q) How was your journey as a start up founder? I hate to call myself a "start up guy".
- United retires domestic 747 flights
"Sad to see it go," Robert Mitchell said wistfully ... Beyond the thrust of four jet engines, poetry seemed to fuel this plane. Flight 2704 Captain David Smith's father flew the 747 decades ago, and now he gets to bring her home for the final approach.
- Ruth Wilson And Clio Barnard On â€˜Dark Riverâ€™, Sheep Shearing And Difficult Memories â€“ Toronto Studio
Already poetry was coming off the page, and I knew Clio was going to do something special with it, so I just wanted to work with her and be in that world.â€ See more from Barnard and Wilson in the video above.
- Katonah Poetry Series 50th Anniversary All-Star Reading and Gala
to celebrate fifty years of bringing the finest voices in contemporary poetry to northern Westchester. The gala will take place at The Harvey School, FREE Income Tax Prep at Katonah Village Library Tomorrow: If you are 50 or over and cannot afford a tax ...
- Penitentiary inmates write poetry for local trail
The five poems will be on display on the IAIA trail until August. Andrade said her recreation of the trail caught the eye of the inmatesâ€™ friends and prison staff, who also organized a contest where participants voted for the poem they liked best.
- Buggy books for children
This book was based on a poem that William Roscoe had written for his 10 children. It is a whimsical story about insects and other animals going to a party. The book incorporated a number of colored plates, and is touted by some as the first childrenâ€™s ...
- Rundle: why the middlebrow culturati declared war on HSC students over a poem
... were of the â€œyour poem made me hate mangoes and I love mangoesâ€ and â€œwhat the hell was your poem about?â€ variety. It was said there were death threats â€” though the image quoted with that was an anime figure being thwacked with a mango.
- This old poem about plums has been turned into a hilariously nerdy meme
Ever wondered what happens when you cross "Mambo Number 5" with William Carlos Williams' poem about eating some plums? Of course you have! Well, poetry nerds have gone and given "This Is Just To Say" the remix treatment, yielding a veritable harvest of ...