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Tom King wins GG fiction prize; Daniel Poliquin wins for translation

See all stories on this topicThe winner for English poetry is Arleen Paré, Lake of Two Mountains (Brick Books). Former Carleton University professor Christopher Levenson was nominated for his collection Night Vision (Quattro).Link!

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 Robert Pinsky's PoemJazz Sessions: On an evening last March, a crowd of people filed in to Boston Playwrights’ Theatre on Commonwealth Avenue to hear Robert Pinsky, the former three-time US poet laureate and College of Arts & Science...
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 How to gain immortality: Chaucer, perhaps best known for his title, Father of English Poetry, and his summative works, often employed bawdy and satirical undertones. With an ear for exquisite lyrical metrics and a seemingly n...
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 U.S. Poet Laureate Emeritus Robert Pinsky: Robert Pinsky is one of America's leading poets, but he is most famous for having been the United States Poet Laureate three separate times. He is widely thought to be one of the most effective poet...
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 The haunting poetry of a Chinese factory worker who committed suicide: The poems, translated at the leftist website Libcom.org, are a wrenching echo of the alienation and hardship felt by countless people in modern China and, for that matter, in other parts of the develo...
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 1,000-Year-Old Chinese Tomb Is Found Filled With Poetry, Murals and Star Maps: A Chinese tomb was unearthed by researchers and is filled with star maps, poetry and murals. All of the images and findings have now been published in English by Chinese Cultural Relics.comments?

 Poet Sangi Debuts with SERENDIPITY: Author and poet Sangi explores the depths of her subconscious to offer a deeper understanding of the human condition in her accessible new poetry collection, "Serendipity" (published by AuthorHouse UK...
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 New poetry by Glade A. Myler takes on universal form: Containing poems written in Spanish and English, as well as one in Portuguese, the new anthology by poet and author Glade A. Myler, “Through the Eye of the Needle: A Book of Poetry” (published by ...
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 69: The Other Wise Poetry an awesome book of poetry has been released: The Otherwise Poetry is a collection of 69 poems that perceptively romanticises a relationship between two lovers. The poems narrate the yearning of betrayed soul, who now craves to reunite with his p...
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 Interview with poet Diane di Primavisit|article-5874262|river-40376-1col-hp-6|1: Diane di Prima has been writing poetry in San Francisco ever since the summer of 1968, when she arrived from New York. At 80, she continues to write newsy, visionary poetry. This month City Lights is ...
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 Fenland's Poet Laureate writes Poems for Peace: Fenland’s Poet Laureate has written a series of poems to commemorate the First World War. Poppy Kleiser, of Wisbech, won the title in March this year and has now penned her Poems for Peace. Th...
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 What's up in Burnaby? New arts listings Nov. 5: Saturday, November 15 The Poetry Wars, a poetry study group led by Carol Shillibeer, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Bookstore, 43 Sixth St., www.rclas.com. - See more at: http://www.burnabynow.com...
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 Watch Party Dispatch: Poets and Pols Gather For Some Pointed Words: For the most part, the open mic performers read love poems and other work not directly related to the elections, though some poems addressed political and social themes.comments?

 Cape Breton University lecturer releases fourth poetry collection: Cape Breton University lecturer and poet Jesse Patrick Ferguson released his fourth full-length poetry collection, "Mr. Sapiens," last month with national publisher Wolsak and Wynn (Hamilton).
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 'Rising, Falling, All of Us: New and Collected Poems'...: California author and poet, Thelma T. Reyna is pleased to announce her new book of poetry entitled, "Rising, Falling, All of Us: New and Collected Poems"...and many more. The poems in this collection ...
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 The Ghost at Copper Creek Mansion: Every castle needs a ghost and for the Sibley mansion that ghost would belong to the soul of eccentric poet Martin Tew. Tew arrived in Copper Creek in 1902 and was a mining engineer, lawyer, teacher, ...
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 Oasis in Space: Found sound poetry and video: The piece strictly follows the form of the fugue with four voices entering one at a time: tenor, alto, soprano, bass. The basic structure is that of the canon or round (Row, row, row your boat) result...
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 Poet to read from rare publication: The Orland Art Gallery invites the public to enjoy Christmas cakes, cider and the poetry of Rae Turnbull at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10.comments?

 Beijing brings 'freedom' to classes in song: report: The Communist Party will introduce socialist values including ''freedom'' and ''democracy'' into the classroom via songs and poetry, state media said, as the party strives to maintain its legitimacy.<...
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 Brevity is the soul of Whittier: Professor Whittier’s lectures are certainly diamonds in the rough of academia. She’s known across campus for her free-form style of teaching English that makes Shakespeare feel not just applicable...
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 News briefs, Nov. 18: Poetry News: The 1491s, will join Eastern Michigan University's Native American Student Organization to discuss the role of poetry in contemporary Native society. The panel discussion will be from 3 t...
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 Poetry volume supports pancreatic cancer foundation: November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and two poets, Islander Virginia Walker and Michael Walsh of Rocky Point, both active in East End poetry workshops, have pledged their new book, ...
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 RECORD-breaking crowds enjoyed this year's Woodstock Poetry Festival.: RECORD-breaking crowds enjoyed this year’s Woodstock Poetry Festival. Festival founder Rachel Phipps said the event, which ran from Friday to Sunday last week, saw 715 people through the gates, u...
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 On Faith: How do people stay true to each other? When I think of my parents all those years in the unmade bed of their marriage, not ever longing for anything elsecomments?

 'bad for ears' : the role of poetry by RG Gregory: The title poem of my second selection, "bad for ears" dips into circumstances remembered from years back in the writings of Thomas Hardy and Charles Dickens, and provides the underlying theme for an i...
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 Try your hand at becoming the Fenland Poet Laureate for 2015: Budding poets are asked to pick up a pen and create literature about the Fens to try their hand at becoming the area's next poet laureate. The competition is a chance for writers from across the Fens ...
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