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See slam poetry champions perform at CLC: A performance by nationally known slam poets Ken Arkind and Marty McConnell will be presented at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 in Room C005 at the College of Lake County Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St. Ken ...
| UK: Young poet from Cowley wins honours: Poetry News: |
A Cowley schoolgirl has been crowned the Foyle Young Poet of the Year 2014 after seeing off 7,602 other entrants from 78 countries. Thirteen-year-old Jasmine Burgess won with her poem ...
| Spirit of Anzac Poetry competition judge named: PUBLISHED poet and retired English lecturer Tony Scanlon will judge The Hills' inaugural Spirit of Anzac Poetry competition.
The Castle Hill RSL Sub-branch competition has been organised in the lea... |
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London Book And Poetry Events: 9-15 October 2014: UK-Kings Place is the venue for London Lit Weekend , which explores all sorts of topics from religion to rock'n'roll, poetry to crime, and money to philosophy. Buy tickets to individual events, or get...
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UK: Autumn arts festival details: Poetry News: ... Amongst many other offerings, Ulster Poetry Slam Champion Colin Hassard will present his one–man show “Quantum of Sonnets” on Saturday 11 October at 8pm. This Bond themed act wi...
| Into the Heartland of the Ordinary: Seamus Heaney, Thomas Hardy, and...: Drawing on personal, archival, and uncollected materials, this lecture by Emory English professor emeritus Ron Schuchard traces Seamus Heaney’s lifelong devotion to the poetry and novels of Thomas H... |
| Unseen Szymborska poems hit shelves: WARSAW (AFP) ― Nobel literature laureate Wislawa Szymborska’s earliest poems will hit the shelves Wednesday in her native Poland in a posthumous collection of mostly never-before-seen work, her pu... |
| Words as mirrors: Words can change the course of history, including, said Janet Rogers, in healing and restorative fashion.
Rogers is a Mohawk descended from the Six Nations of Ontario. She is a B.C. resident from b... |
| a oeIn my lifetime I have seen many thingsa: The Enchanted Noise of Crooked Names came out of the result of the M.I.C.’ed Up! program, led by local poets Marichal Brown and Vincent Kobelt. The book features prose and poetry from seventh- throu... |
| Just for fun: Show us your best QuickType poetry: Who knew predictive text could see into your soul? If the new QuickType keyboard had been around when I was in middle school, my output of moody, tortured, nonsensical poetry would have been...OK, onl... |
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What's on in Sydney 11 and 12 October: AUS-its award winning Escape from Krypton as well as a host of cool brass tunes from 10am on Sunday morning. A series of poetry slams and a Literary Love-in (Saturday 11 October 5.30pm ) where a resta...
Darlin Nikki Janzen - Space Baby: Darlin Nikki Janzen on IndieFeed Performance Poetry. Show number 1399.Listen
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Journey without maps: Four of the most vibrant and original voices in Canada today are coming to Whistler: Yvonne Blomer, Jennica Harper, Katherena Vermette and Sue Goyette. And they are going to take us out far and in dee...
| Ayna poetry collection published in Baku: A collection of poems by Dalga Khatinoglu, the head of Trend Agency's Iran News Service, has recently been published in Baku.comments? |
| Pupils aged five to 11 enthusiastically took part in a poetry competition to mar: Pupils aged five to 11 enthusiastically took part in a poetry competition to mark a national event.
All the children, ranging from Weston Green Primary School year 1 up to year 6, were asked to lea... |
| Superstar American poet headlines GVSU's poetry night: Headlining the event will be Mark Doty, the first American to win England's prestigious T.S. Eliot Prize. He'll be joined by Dorianne Laux, a professor in the creative writing program at North Carolin... |
| How a Once-Obscure 500-year-old Poem Became Viral in Less Than a Week: Who would have ever predicted that a 500-year-old poem of political satire would take the internet by storm? Written by Englishman John Skelton during the sixteenth century, the poem, entitled “Spek... |
| Uttoxeter poets called to enter contest: A POEM about Uttoxeter or another town in your circulation area could win £1,000 in a free poetry competition.
Entry is free of charge and anyone, young or old, can have a go – beginners too.
| Blue Giraffe: Launch speech from Anne Kellas, for issue 13 of Blue Giraffe: What can explain the mystery of why a poem works in its totality, and why an editor should choose it, and not another? By their works we shall know them.comments? |
| Collective offers novice poets tea and sympathy: A Romsey group has received a county council grant to help them give budding performance poets an easy start.
Jam not Slam is the title of the project run by the Teapoet Collective based at Rum’s... |
| Larkin wasna t as prickly as you think: Philip Larkin’s private prejudices shouldn’t matter a jot to admirers of his poetry. |
| Poet Yusef Komunyakaa brings his keen eye and sense of craft to a reading Tuesda: Yusef Komunyakaa will be reading his poetry at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Donohue Auditorium of the Dolan Science Center at John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Blvd., University Heights. The reading is... |
| Heaven and Other Poems: Acclaimed playwright, author and director Israel Horovitz has spent a lifetime crafting story arcs for the stage, screen and his readers’ imaginations. Now 75, he’s published his first book of poe... |
| Hear poetry of hopes, fears of pioneer love, marriage: The Peregrine Literary Series will present poet Jana Harris reading from her latest book, “You Haven’t Asked About My Wedding or What I Wore,” at 7 p.m. Sunday at Holy Names Heritage Center, 174... |
| Review: Rehema McNeil, 'Davu': Despite having only recently turned her attention to hip-hop, Rehema McNeil has been a mouthpiece for the streets for more than a minute. For the last few years, the Indianapolis native has performed ... |
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