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 Slam dunk: It’s time to free up your schedule, Phoenix: Individual World Poetry Slam season is finally here. This fall, the Valley will host this internationally-recognized event for the first time in the city...
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 M.S. Yousafzai's New Poetry Collection To Be Showcased at Shanghai Intl. Childre: M.S. Yousafzai’s new poetry collection, “The Chasing Glance: The Expression Garden” (published by AuthorHouse), will be featured at the 2014 Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair.
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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 ...
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 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 ...
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 Bush poetry from an outback dunny in Humpty Doo: Northern Territory local and bush poet Waldo Bayley likes to do things a bit differently. When tourists enter his Humpty Doo gift shop, his voice greets them from inside the depths of a mock outbac...
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 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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 Professor Righteous provokes thoughts through poetry: Professor Righteous gathers his thoughts and emotions and casts them into a series of powerful words. “Can’t be Soul(ed) Out” (published by Xlibris) is a collection of poetry that strives to mak...
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 AUDIO: New Elgar recording of WW1 poetry: SOMM Records has released a new recording of The Spirit of England, by Sir Edward Elgar, written at the height of the First World War. It is a setting of three poems by Laurence Binyon, including h...
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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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 A right mess: the 100-foot poem painted on a cliff face: It was supposed to be a temporary celebration of Snowdonia and its local sheep-farming communities.

But a 100-foot mural of a poem painted onto a cliff face which was supposed to come off in ...

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 Visit house of Edgar Allan Poe to understand his poems: Watch a short video biography about Edgar Allan Poe's life and work, including his early life, his macabre short stories, his poem "The Raven," and his mysterious death in Baltimore in 1849. Just outs...
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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...
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 OR: Music, Poetry and Art in North Portland: Come to the Portland Round in North Portland on October 14, 2014 for a monthly arts experience featuring three singer songwriters, slam poetry and live visual art for a relaxed evening of collaborativ...
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 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...
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 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...
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 Tributes paid to 'remarkable' poet: Dr Dannie Abse, who lived in Golders Green, was made a CBE in the 2012 New Year Honours for his work. He was born in Cardiff and studied medicine in Wales and Kings College London, before qualifying a...
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 SC: FMU to host fiction, poetry festival: Poetry News: The ninth annual Pee Dee Fiction & Poetry Festival at Francis Marion University will bring to campus four award-winning authors on Nov. 6 and 7. The two-day festival will celebrate th...
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 ME: Barn Raising poetry Oct. 17: On Friday, Oct. 17, at 5 p.m., the downtown Maine Farmland Trust Gallery will present Barn Raising, a poetry reading by Swanville poets Joshua Kauppila and Toussaint St. Negritude. In celebration of t...
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 New Canberra based boutique publisher: CAPITAL REFLECTIONS is a collection of poetry and thoughts from contemporary Canberran and ex-Canberran authors, poets, musicians and artists. Rather than simply recounting the features of the Nati...
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 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...
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 the Belle of Amherst, Starring Joely Richardson, Begins Performances Tonight: The Belle of Amherst, William Luce's acclaimed one-woman play of the private yet prolific poet Emily Dickinson, begins performances tonight, October 7th, for a new production starring Golden Globe Awa...
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 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...
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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...
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 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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 Darlin Nikki Janzen - Space Baby: Darlin Nikki Janzen on IndieFeed Performance Poetry. Show number 1399.Listen
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