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 Author of famous 'Wandering Falcon' dies : July 14, 2014,: ISLAMABAD – Jamil Ahmad, the author of an acclaimed collection of short stories about life in Pakistan's tribal areas, has died after a long illness, his family said on Monday..

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 McCrory picks poet laureate without input, rankles poetry community: Poet laureate is a coveted position in North Carolina’s literary world. Fred Chappell and Sam Ragan are among the nationally known previous laureates, while outgoing Laureate Joseph Bathanti has pub...
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 McCrory appoints Fuquay-Varina's Valeria Macon as NC's new poet laureate: Poetry News: ... Joseph Bathanti in the 2-year position. Macon has lived in the state 35 years and has published several books of poetry, including Shelf Life, portrays the joys and the sorrows of li...
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 MA - Books & Poetry: Poetry News: Wilks Library: Book club meets every third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.; Will host a monthly writers' group on the first Thursday of every month from 6-7 p.m. All writers welcome, no ma...
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 Maryland author Richard Seldin will sign his book, "Pearls Beneath...: Poetry News: ... relationships can substantially improve. Kirkus Reviews has described the book as a "smart, unusual collection of poetry with honed, pleasant surprises." Poet Michaela Carter, has wr...
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 20 years of poetry - a comparative study: Some years ago I listened to poet/academic Kgafela oa Magogodi as he recited his famous poem Varara from his no-holds-barred installment Thy Condom Come. I listened with intensity as he hammered in ev...
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 PA- Youth poetry festival: Youth poetry festival: The Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival kicks off tonight, bringing hundreds of young poets from across the nation to Philadelphia. It's the first time the...
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 CT - Wallace Stevens Home Back On Market After Plans For Purchase, Museum Fall T: Poetry News: ... Financial Services Group . Stevens, who lived in house from 1932 until his death in 1955, won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry and National Book Award. A few years ago, The Hartford Fri...
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 Flint's all-female poetry slam team goes to national competition: Poetry News:

They've been practicing for months, writing poetry from their own lives about things like family, abuse, mental illness, and love.



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 Nina Dobrev: Dissing Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed with Instagram Poem?: “I give / You take / I break / You fake PITY / I bleed / You dive in deep / Into my blood / Thick as syrup / Tell me / Are you a mosquito?” Dobrev posts.comments?


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 Moterwriter.com Reviews The Latest Hit Book - The Spirit Of A Sultan: Poetry News: ... the Sarwari Qadiri Sufi order and was known for his teachings on Sufism, Islam and the mysticism of Islam. His poetry is still sung today and has a staunch band of followers who ensu...
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 UK- Hero's daughter will pay poetic tribute to fallen soldiers: Ginalee Brownson will recite My Country - about life on the frontline - at a special service in Durham Cathedral during a weekend of commemorative events in the city..

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 Review: 'How to Tell Toledo From the Night Sky,' by Lydia Netzer: Poetry News: ... With a title that reads like a line of verse, the novel's mesmerizing cadence is little surprise. There is a deeper poetry to Netzer's writing, as well. Words carry multiple meanings...
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 Fuquay-Varina woman named N.C. poet laureate: Poetry News: Macon has published two collections of poetry.."Shelf Life" in 2011 and "Sleeping Rough" in 2014, both of which have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize..

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 Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 271: Poetry News: Before we get to the prompt this week, a few things: first, don't forget to write a golden shovel for the latest WD Poetic Form Challenge ; second, Dressing Room Poetry Journal published ...
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 Pakistani Civil Servant Who Published Debut Novel At 79 Dies: •Pakistani writer Jamil Ahmad, who published his debut novel, The Wandering Falcon, when he was 79, has died "after a long illness," his publisher said. He was 83. Ahmad spent decades as a civil ser...
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 a Poem about any town or village in Thurrock could land its writer a tidy 1,000.: A POEM about any town or village in Thurrock could land its writer a tidy £1,000. United Press’s local poem competition is in full swing again, in which anyone can have a go at writing about the...
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 Writers to showcase their work at Rath Mor Hive Studio: "We will have readings of poetry, drama, fiction, and local history from some of the best authors around today. For lovers of writing and verse, this will be ...

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 Poet Thomas Lux to read at White Square Books in Easthampton: Lux lives in Atlanta, where he holds the Bourne Chair in Poetry and is director of the McEver Visiting Writers Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has been awarded three NEA ...

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 Elizabeth K. Gordon - The Clotheslines of Cohoes: Audio:

Elizabeth K. Gordon on IndieFeed Performance Poetry.  Show number 1365.



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 "A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen,": Poetry News: ... a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. production focusing on his pre-music life as a rising star in the world of Canadian poetry. Most striking to those aware of the stage fright that threat...
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 UK- John Cooper Clarke at Playhouse Whitley Bay: Performance poet John Cooper Clarke made a welcome return to the region last night as he rounded off this year’s Mouth of the Tyne Festival with a near sell-out gig at Playhouse Whitley Bay..
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 Why literature written out of the First World War is some of the last century's: I do not rush to read books about war; in fact, I avoid them. But, strangely, some of my favourite novels, memoirs and poems were inspired by a conflict that claimed the youth of a generation and gave...
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 CA- Pleasanton Seeking 2 Teen Poet Laureates: The City of Pleasanton is now accepting applications for two Teen Poet Laureates to serve for the 2014-2015 academic year. Incoming high school juniors and seniors who enjoy writing and are interested...
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