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- Poetry and murder at Readers and Writers festival
Prior to that, she won the NZSA Jessie Mackay Best First Book Award in 2010 for her first collection of poems, Fast Talking PI (published in 2009). Appearing on stage with her long-time friend, Tusiata Avia is also a poet, performer and children's book writer.
- 'Maunganidze': A unifying hand - The Herald
The Herald'Maunganidze': A unifying handThe HeraldI have lots of outstanding Shona reference works like Hannan's 'Standard Shona Dictionary', Hamutyineyi and Plangger's 'Tsumo Shumo â€” Shona Proverbial Lore and Wisdom', Hodza and Fortune's 'Shona Praise Poetry' to name but three. When Facebook ...and more »
- Chat Botâ€™s Poetry Irks Scholars
... Weller of Business Insider reports on a new Chinese poetry book that is alarming some Chinese poets and poetry scholars. In China Youth Daily, poet Yu Jian responds, â€œIt disgusted me with its slippery tone and rhythmâ€¦The sentences were aimless and ...
- 40th death anniversary of literary figure â€˜Ibn-e-Inshaâ€™ observed
ISLAMABAD: The 40th death anniversary of prominent Urdu poet ... Ibn-e-Insha was also a remarkable poet and three collections of his poetry have been published. He is considered as one of the most versatile poets and writers of his generation.
- Coach House Books temporarily places poetry program on hiatus
Coach House Books has announced it has temporarily placed its poetry program on hiatus until further notice. "It's a challenging time in the poetry world and publishing poetry is always difficult and we just want to take a step back and consider how we do ...
- Love, Ecstasy, Infinity: Mark Morrisâ€™s â€˜Layla and Majnunâ€™
it tells of an impossible young love that leads to the loversâ€™ untimely deaths. But Layla and Majnunâ€™s longing is never consummated. They pine for each other, over many years and long distances. Majnun becomes a hermit, composes poetry and goes mad ...
- A Different Twist for the Holidays from a Local Poet Laureate
"Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls," said French writer, Voltaire. Prince William Poet Laureate, Kathy Smaltz shares how poetry is intrinsically intertwined with our holiday songs and hymns, that we often miss it.
- Last letter penned by Mary Queen of Scots hours before her execution put on display
Historians said it "marks the end of a life that has been immortalised in novels, film, poetry, drama and song down the centuries ... The letter was written as Mary prepared to meet her death at Fotheringhay Castle in Northamptonshire.
- â€˜The Unfinished Memoirsâ€™ published in French hits Paris book fair
Apart from Bangla and English, the book is also available in Chinese, Urdu, Japanese and Arabic languages. Earlier, she also translated different Bangla novels and poetry books, including "Jogajog", "Nosto Neer", "Anandamoth", "Kopalkundola" and "Pother ...
- A Short Analysis of T. S. Eliotâ€™s â€˜Burnt Nortonâ€™
S. Eliotâ€™s last great cycle of poems, Four Quartets. It was published in 1935 as a standalone poem; it would only be five years later, when Eliot wrote â€˜East Cokerâ€™, that he came up with the idea of writing four poems loosely based around significant ...
- When exile is the price of poetry
Iraqi poet, Adnan al-Sayegh (born in 1955) has paid a heavy price for his poetry which denounces the devastation of ... â€œpassionate about writing words in my notebook and craving books and magazines. From time to time, I wrote down some of my thoughts.â€
- ART: African American Museum in Philadelphia brings together quintet of contemporary artists
The exhibition is open at the African American Museum in Philadelphia ... programming includes a Black Ladies Brunch Collective â€œNot Without Our Laughterâ€ poetry event at 7 p.m. Nov. 3, â€œPoems of Humor, Joy & Sexuality: A Poetic Primer in Black ...
- Charles Simic Literally Writes in the Dark
Do you recognize the erotic in your poems? Charles Simic: Iâ€™m surprised how many poets never allude to sex in their poems, as if they never think of it, and as if there is not already a long tradition of eroticism in poetry going back to the Greeks and ...
- Javed condemns attack on Tarek fateh at Jashn-e-rakhta
Noted poet and Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar today condemned the alleged attack on Pakistan-born writer Tarek Fatah at Urdu poetry festival Jashn-e-Rekhta on Sunday. ''I condemn the attack on my friend Tarek Fatah. While I mostly agree with him but not ...
- UP Mindanao frat, Davao writers converge for a night of songs, poetry
Dubbed as â€œRockeumentary + Litorgy = Synthesis,â€ the breaking event will include prose and poetry reading as Kappa Epsilon will also be featuring local bands such as Project Satellite, We Ride Dynamite, Horny Tones, among others. The Young Davao ...