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News in Poetry Call for Entries! Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest - Summer 2014
Posted by mamta on Sunday, June 01, 2014 (09:29:18)

Razz The Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves expressing their innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful art of poetry and/or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Welcome to all having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes. All works must be original. www.dreamquestone.com

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News in Poetry War poet to remember fallen heroes
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (14:39:26)

Two of the poems, Outbreak (Part 1) and The Arrival have already been performed as part of a World War One poetry evening at National Memorial Arboretum. Both are part of a quartet of poems following the outbreak of the war in August 1914, ...

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News in Poetry World Premiere Staged Reading of BARNARDINE Set for Tonight at The Group Rep
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (14:28:20)

Hecht's poetry and prose have been published in a variety of scholarly journals and literary magazines. Barnardine will have a staged reading ...

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News in Poetry World Premiere Staged Reading of BARNARDINE Set for Tonight
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (14:27:44)

His PhD is from Brandeis, where he wrote on Hart Crane and Dylan Thomas . Hecht's poetry and prose have been published in a variety of scholarly journals and literary magazines. Barnardine will have a staged reading ...

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News in Poetry Poetry Podcast: Jennifer Michael Hecht Reads Lucie Brock-Broido
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (14:26:23)

Poetry News:

This month on the Poetry Podcast, Jennifer Michael Hecht reads "Noctuary," by Lucie Brock-Broido.



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News in Poetry Vitamin P for Poetry series returns to Springfield libraries
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (14:22:50)

Poetry News: Maria Luisa Arroyo, of Springfield reading her poem at the awards ceremony for the Springfield City Library 2006 Poetry Contest at the Central Library in Springfield in 2006.

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News in Poetry Comhaltas boss to open Kickham event
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (14:19:31)

The weekend concludes at 3.00pm with poetry reading and music at Killaghey Castle Walled Garden with guest poet Paddy Moran.

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News in Poetry Nationally broadcast poet will entertain at library
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (04:28:35)

He is known for his on-the-spot compositions that end the show. In addition, Poole is the author of three poetry books and writes a weekly poem based on the news of the world for Nailed magazine. The poet will be sharing the evening with ...

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News in Poetry Poet Skye Loneragan waxes lyrical to keep Games queues entertained
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (03:47:37)

Poetry News: The long lines into Commonwealth Games venues are being made easier to bear with Skye Loneragan who is distracting crowds with her poetry ranging from miniskirts in Glasgow to Australian indigenous inequality.

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News in Poetry Interview: Myra Cakan and Nelly Geraldine Garcia-Rosas on the Apex Book of World
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (03:46:54)

Silvia Moreno-Garcia invited me to be part of She Walks in Shadows , an all-women Lovecraftian anthology that'll be out next ...

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News in Poetry Poetry Readings at Bartleby's Books
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (03:45:51)

Poetry News:

Bartleby's Books will host three poetry reading by three poets on Wednesday, August 6th at 7pm.



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News in Poetry Last call for entries! DreamQuestOne Poetry&Writing Contest -Summer 2014
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (03:43:33)

IdeaThe Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is open to anyone who loves expressing her or his innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful art of poetry and/or writing a story that is worth telling everyone! Welcome to all having the ability to dream… Write a poem or short story for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1275.00. All works must be original. www.dreamquestone.com

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News in Poetry Putting poetry on the bus
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (02:59:52)

Years ago, when Tom Leduc was studying fine art at Cambrian College, he drew artistic inspiration from the people and scenery on the long bus ride from Chelmsford to the college's New Sudbury campus. Remembering that experience, Leduc — who will be the City of Greater Sudbury's poet laureate until the end of 2016 — launched his Moving with Poetry project.Link!

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News in Poetry Oshawa Poetry Club
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (15:50:15)

Poetry News: Join the poetry club on the last Tuesday of each month for a lunchtime of poetry.

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News in Poetry Writers' workshop links in with war commemoration
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (15:47:43)

The participants had a wide range of writing skills and experiences and many went away feeling that this had ...

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News in Poetry Lake District hotel is home to poetry
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (15:45:12)

Poetry News: Seen with some of the poems are hotel manager Tony Holden, Danielle Hardy and Zaffar Kunial, poet in residence at Dove Cottage THE literary heritage of the Lake District took a 'small' turn when the landmark Lindeth Howe Hotel branched out with a special display of haiku poems.

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News in Poetry All City Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (15:44:05)

Poetry News: The World Cup may be over, but another big competition is about to begin, as poets from all over the country are gearing up for the 2014 National Poetry Slam this August in Oakland, California.

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News in Poetry Translator resurrects work of slain poet
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (15:41:27)

Poetry News: r. Gabor Barabas has loved poetry since he was a child, growing up in post-Holocaust Hungary. He listened to his elderly relatives read grand, resounding verses, and he dreamed of becoming a poet himself. It wasn't until Barabas, who lives in Long ...

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News in Poetry CT Team Verbal Slap Headed To National Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (15:40:39)

Poetry News: The Connecticut poetry slam team known as Verbal Slap is performing Saturday, Aug. 2, to raise money for its trip to Oakland, Calif., to compete in the National Poetry Slam.

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News in Poetry Pen a poem and win A 1,000 in reward
Posted by Ozymandias on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (10:13:37)

Budding poets are being invited to take part in a competition to win £1,000. Entry is completely free and anyone, young or old is invited to enter the competition organised by United Press Ltd. All you have to do is send a poem about Hastings entitled “Local Poem” by email info @ unitedpress.co.uk or post to United Press Ltd, Admail 3735, London, EC1B 1JB.Link!

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News in Poetry Lee: Library to host poetry reading and book signing
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (04:30:52)

Poetry News: Sherman Cohen will read poems from his newest book, "Collage," and his previous book of poetry, "Many Colors of Love," from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the Lee Library, 100 Main St. Welcome to your discussion forum: Click the login link below to sign in with or to set up a Disqus account or to access your social networking account.

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News in Poetry Hampton Roads poetry community thrives on readings
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (04:29:57)

Poetry News: A poet once told me that to enjoy poetry, you must read it aloud to appreciate the nuances of the word choices and hear the rhythms that bring the stories to life.

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News in Poetry Sudbury writer wins Frank O'Hara Prize
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (04:29:30)

Poetry News: The winner of the Worcester County Poetry Association annual Frank O'Hara Prize is Helen Marie Casey, a poet and essayist who lives in Sudbury, who won for her poem, "The Loneliness of the Heart is Forever."

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News in Poetry Poetry zealot challenges Sin City with words
Posted by Ozymandias on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (02:52:54)

LAS VEGAS — The old poet is dressed in black, his platinum-blond hair rakishly moussed. He stands amid the hubbub, facing a stern test of his crafted words and carnival-barker delivery.Link!

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News in Poetry Poetry seen in the light of 'the echo and the shadow dancer'
Posted by Ozymandias on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (02:50:37)

"What is poetry?" Some provide the answer of it being the interpretation of beauty in a line and a verse. Others say lyrical stories with explicit imagery, in which you can vividly see the scenes, feel the emotions, and hear the sounds.Link!

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